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HE PASCAL SMET

HE PASCAL SMET
State Secretary of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Urbanism and Heritage, European and International Relations, Foreign Trade and Firefighting and Emergency medical Assistance

 

Personalia

July 30th 1967, Beveren-Waas, Belgium

 

Education

1990                      Antwerp University, Law (great distinction)

 

Career

2019 –                  Secretary of State of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Urbanism and Heritage, European and International Relations, Foreign Trade and Fire fighting and Emergency medical Assistance; Member of the Board of the Flemish Community Commission (VGC), responsible for Culture, Sport, Youth and Community Centres

2014 – 2019        Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Mobility and Public Works; Minister, Member of the Board of the Flemish Community Commission (VGC), responsible for Culture, Youth, Sport and Urban Policy; Member of the Joint Board of the Common Community Commission (COCOM), responsible for Policy on Assistance to Individuals, Family Policy and Film Censorship

2012 –                  Town Councillor, Brussels

2009 – 2014        Flemish Minister responsible for Education, Youth, Equal Opportunities and Brussels

2006 – 2012       Town Councillor, Brussels

2004 – 2009       Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Transport and Public Works; Member of the Board of the Flemish Community Commission (VGC), responsible for Culture, Sport, Youth and Infrastructure

2003 – 2004       Secretary of State of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Transport and Emergency Services, Brussels-Capital Region; President Flemish Community Commission for Culture, Sport, Media and Public Services

2002 – 2003       President of the intergovernmental Consultations on Asylum and Migration (Geneva)

2001 – 2003        Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless persons

1999 – 2001        Chairman of the National Immigration Task Force established by the Government

1999 – 2001        Deputy Chief of Staff for the Minister of the Interior

1998 – 1999       Deputy Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless persons

1997 – 1998       Political Expert on Asylum for the Minister of the Interior

1991 – 1994       Provincial Councillor, Eastern Flanders

1989 – 1997       Town Councillor, Beveren-Waas

1991 – 1997       Adviser to Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless persons