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Clune Deirdre (Member)


In the run-up to the European Parliament elections in May 2014, Deirdre Clune, MEP (EPP, Ireland) signed Alzheimer Europe's European Dementia Pledge, thus becoming a member of the EAA and affirming her support for greater EU collaboration on dementia.

Ms Clune sits on the Transport and Tourism Committee. She is a substitute on the Employment and Social Affairs Committee.

In her contributions to Alzheimer Europe's campaign to make dementia a European priority she:

  • participated in a lunch debate in the European Parliament in February 2018 on the potential for interventions in the earlier stages of dementia and dementia prevention
  • hosted a lunch debate in the European Parliament in June 2017 on current and future treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • particpated in a lunch debate in the European Parliament in December 2016 "Comparing and benchmarking national responses to the dementia challenge"
  • initiated EP Written Declaration 27/2016 to make dementia a top priority of the EU
  • participated in an AE lunch debate in Brussels on 30 June 2015, on the Global Action Against Dementia.
  • signed the Glasgow Declaration on 18 March 2015.
  • participated in an AE lunch debate in Brussels on 2 December 2014, on the topic of dementia prevention.




Last Updated: Friday 18 May 2018