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Biography

Camille Gira was born on 2 June 1958 in Luxembourg City.

Education and qualifications

Camille Gira attended secondary school at the Athénée de Luxembourg and the Lycée Robert Schuman from 1970 to 1977.

Governmental posts

Following the legislative elections of 20 October 2013, Camille Gira was appointed Secretary of State for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure 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”).

Other political posts

Camille Gira was an alderman for the municipality of Beckerich from 1982 to 1990. In 1990, he assumed the role of mayor, an office he held until his appointment to the government in December 2013.

A member of the Green Party since 1993, Camille Gira was elected to Parliament for the first time in 1994 while standing for the Green Party in the constituency of the North. He was re-elected in 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2013. In Parliament, Camille Gira assumed among others the roles of chairman of the Accounts Committee from 1999 to 2004 and from 2007 to 2009, vice-chairman of the Committee for the Environment from 2000 to 2009, chairman of the Committee on Petitions from 2004 to 2013 as well as vice-chairman of the Committee for Sustainable Development (Environment and Regional Planning areas) from 2009 to 2013.

From 2010 to 2013, Camille Gira chaired the intercommunal syndicate De Réidener Kanton.

Professional activities

Camille Gira worked as an air traffic controller from 1977 to 1994.