I am a Socialist MEP and Professor at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Valencia. Professionally, I have dedicated myself to research applied to the development of European public policies, especially in the social and health area.
In my work in the European Parliament, I will use my experience in public policies to promote a Social Europe that protects people, and develop measures that improve the quality of life and society in general.
Activity in the Parliament
Member of the Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (African Caribbean-European Union) and Substitute of the Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia (DASE) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
The Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament is an informal grouping of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from all nationalities and most political groups who are interested in promoting the disability policy in their work at the European Parliament as well as at the national level.
It is a cross-party, cross-national group of committed MEPs, who will work together with child-focused organisations to keep children’s rights on top of the EU agenda. The aim of the Intergroup is to promote children’s rights and ensure that the best interest of the child is taken into account in EU internal and external action.
ACTIVIDIES IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
In the plenary debate on the urgency of addressing the situation of the homeless in Europe, I asked the European Commission to present as soon as possible a Recommendation to implement the Housing First model in all Member States. This model, which combines access to housing with access to social and health services, has proven
Intervention in the Committee on Employment and Affairs Exchange of views with Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner) on the status of the revision work of the Union rules on the coordination of social security systems 3 September 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. «Estrella Dura defends in Europe the right to free movement of citizens and workers as
My scientific productivity has been recognised by the National Commission for the Evaluation of Research Activity with 4 periods of positively evaluated research activity (sexenios).