2016 – now

Chair of Eurisy

Acting collectively to bridge Space & Society

2014 – now

Chair of YouSpace

Platform to improve interaction between Universities & Professionals of Space

2007 – 2014


- Vice-President of the Social Affairs Commission

- Full Member of the Foreign Relations and Defense Commission

- Full Member at the Advisory Committee of the Senate for Gender Equality

- President of the "Space" Workgroup at the Senate

- President of the European Interparliamentary Conference of Space (2013)

- Full Member of the Finance and Economic Affairs Commission

- "Woman of Peace" Prize by the Belgian Council of Women (2011)

- MR President at the Senate (2009-2010)

Benelux Parliament

- Member of Benelux Parliament

Interparliamentary Union – Belgian group

- Vice-President at the UIP in the bilateral sections of Portugal, Azerbaijan and Georgia

- Member of the bilateral section of Armenia

President of « La paix passe par les femmes » Association

The aim is to bring women of South Caucasus to get involved in the process of peace and reconciliation.

2003 – 2007

Federal Deputy

Full Member of

- The Comission of Economy, Scientific Policy, Education, National Scientific and Cultural Institutions, Middle Classes and Agriculture

- The Commission in charge of Commercial and Economic law issues

- The Advisory Committee for scientific and technological matters

Alternate member of

- the Commission of Space at the Senate

2000 – 2003

Provincial Deputy

Economic Affairs and Preventive Health Care and Health Centers

President of the Economic Development Agency IDELUX

1993 – 1999

Full Deputy in Finances and Tourism

1973 – 1982

Employed by Sybetra as a Project Manager for the construction of a phosphate’s factory in Iraq (Akashat and Alkaim)


1971 – 1975

Master’s Degree in Political Science at « Université Libre de Bruxelles »

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A Fresh View on the Outer Space Treaty

Space Resource Utilization: A View from an Emerging Space Faring Nation

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