Kathalijne Buitenweg

Member of the Dutch National Parliament; Deputy Leader of the Dutch Green Party

Kathalijne Buitenweg is member of the Dutch National Parliament, and Deputy Leader of the Dutch Green Party since 2017. From 1999-2009 she was a member of the European Parliament. Her main focus has been on justice and police cooperation, on equal opportunities and tackling discrimination. In the years between she was a Commissioner of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights. In 2016 she obtained her PhD at the law faculty of the University of Amsterdam