- Foreign affairs
Biography of Frédérique Ries
First university qualification in economics, Liège University (1979). Degree in journalism, University of Liège (1981).
Commercial director, Radio FM56 (1981-1984). Producer and presenter, RTL-TV Luxembourg (1984-1987). Reporter and news editor, RTL-TVI (1987-1998).
State Secretary for foreign affairs and European affairs (2004).
Municipal Councillor, Brussels City Council (since December 2006).
Member of the European Parliament (from 1999 to February 2004 and since June 2004).