Mag. Ulrike Lunacek
Ulrike Lunacek has been a Member of the European Parliament from Austria for the Greens/EFA Group since 2009. She is Vice-President and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson for her Group and the European Parliament's Rapporteur for Kosovo. She has been Co-President of the EP's LGBT Intergroup (together with MEP Michael Cashman) since 2009. Before joining the European Parliament she was her Austrian party's spokesperson on foreign and development affairs as well as on LGBT issues in the Austrian parliament between 1999 and 2009. She has a background as an interpreter (English-Spanish-German) and journalist as well as activism in civil society (development issues, feminism, LGBT and other human rights issues).