Estrella Durá

SOCIALIST MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT FROM VALENCIA

ABOUT ME

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

COMMISSIONS

Member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) and Substitute of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI)

EMPL
Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

BECA
Special Committee on Beating Cancer

ENVI
Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Delegations

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)

DASE
Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

DACP
Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

INTERGROUP

DISABILITY INTERGROUP 

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.

CHILDREN´S RIGHTS

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.


The MEP Alliance for Mental Health established in 2009 as the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Wellbeing and Brain Disorders) aims to bring together MEPs and relevant stakeholders advocate the development of sound EU policies which contribute to the prevention of mental ill health and ensure appropriate and high quality services and person-centred care, empowering those affected.

INTERGROUP TRADE UNIONS

This Intergroup, made up of MEPs from all Member States, and trade unions, aims at facilitating the debate between Members of the European Parliament and workers’ representatives throughout Europe, in order to promote a social Europe based on justice, the protection of workers’ right and the welfare of citizens.

ACTIVIDIES IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

QUESTIONS TO THE COMMISSION

15/01/2021

Opinion on new avenues for legal labour migration

27/11/2020

Termination of the Commission’s catering tender on the grounds of ‘force majeure’

25/01/2021

EU mental health strategy

08/12/2020

Report on access to decent and affordable housing for all

12/10/2020

Task Force on Equality

09/10/2020

Opinion on the general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2021

03/09/2020

Systematic and coordinated push-backs by the Greek authorities

11/08/2020

Comprehensive strategy on mental health

11/05/2020

Impact of COVID-19 on the automotive industry and its transformation

20/03/2020

Assistance mechanism for self-employed workers

INTERVENTIONS

16/06/2021

Intervention in the ITRE-CULT Commission, 16 june 2021

15/06/2021

Intervention in the Employment and Social Affairs Committee, 15 June 2021

03/06/2021

Intervention in the Structured Dialogue with Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission and the Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit

26/05/2021

Intervention in the Employment and Social Affairs Committee before the presentation of the IMF report on rents

25/05/2021

Intervention at the joint meeting between the Employment and Social Affairs Committee and the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Age

Reports

29/01/2020

Amendments for European Semester for economic policy coordination: Employment and Social Aspects in the Annual Growth Survey 2020

16/01/2020

Amendments to the implementation of the European Disability Strategy

14/01/2020

Contribution to European Green DEal’s Resolution

27/09/2019

Amendment for the opinion of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs for the Committee on Budgets on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2020

22/09/2019

Contribution to Thomas Cook’s Resolution

LINK PARLAMENTO EUROPEO

PUBLICATIONS

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).

CONTACT

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