Cécile Kyenge, former Italian Minister for Integration, has been a Member of the European Parliament since 2014. As MEP, she is a member the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D), of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and of the Committee on Development (DEVE). She is also Vice-President of the Joint Parliamentary Assembly ACP-EU and member of the delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament. She is co-President of the European Parliament “Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup” (ARDI). She was the co-rapporteur for the European Parliament’s report on the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic approach to migration. In 2015 and 2016 she was appointed Chief Observer of the EU election observation missions in Burkina Faso and Zambia. She was also part of the EU Parliament’s delegation for the EU election observation missions in Nigeria, Haiti, Gabon and Gambie.