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Moraes Claude (Member)

United Kingdom

On 8 November 2007, Claude Moraes, MEP, (S&D, UK) joined the European Alzheimer’s Alliance.

In the run-up to the European Parliament elections in May 2014, Mr Moraes signed Alzheimer Europe's European Dementia Pledge, thus reaffirming his support for greater EU collaboration on dementia and his desire to remain a member of the EAA during the current term (2014-2019).

Mr Moraes is the Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and a Substitute on the Committee on Budgets.

In his contributions to Alzheimer Europe's campaign to make dementia a European priority he:

  • wrote an introduction for Alzheimer Europe Dementia in Europe Yearbook 2009 that gives a comparative overview of the EU legislation relating to consent in healthcare decisions, advance directives and patients' rights issues concerning the right to information and diagnosis of people with dementia.
  • participated in the interview with MEPs in the run up of the elections for Alzheimer Europe's 'Election Special' of its third Dementia in Europe magazine in May 2009.
  • signed EP Written Declaration 80/2008 on the priorities in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.
  • joined the European Alzheimer's Alliance in 2008.




Last Updated: Thursday 04 September 2014