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Biography

Carole Dieschbourg was born on 3 October 1977 in Ettelbruck.

Education and qualifications

Following secondary school studies at the Lycée classique d’Echternach from 1990 to 1997, Carole Dieschbourg pursued higher education studies in historical sciences as well as German language and literature at the University of Trier from 1997 to 2005, where she was awarded a Master of Arts in 2005.

Governmental posts

Following the legislative elections of 20 October 2013, Carole Dieschbourg joined the government as Minister for the Environment on 4 December 2013 in the coalition government formed by the Democratic Party (DP), the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party (LSAP) and the Green Party (“déi gréng”).

In December 2015, under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Carole Dieschbourg coordinated the position of the European Union at the Paris United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21).

Other political posts

At local level, Carole Dieschbourg served as a municipal councillor in Echternach from 2011 to 2013, an office she held until her appointment to the government.

Professional activities

Within the programme “Leader+ Müllerthal”, Carole Dieschbourg was the project coordinator for “Moulins – inventaire, excursion et sentier régional” (“Mills – inventory, excursion and regional trail”) and “Millebuch” (“Book on mills”) from 2005 to 2006.

In 2007, she published the book Die Mühlen des Müllerthals.

Carole Dieschbourg was a board member of Moulin J.P. Dieschbourg, the family mill business established in 1897, until her appointment to the government in December 2013.