Jean-François Istasse’s biography
1st Vice-Président of the CoR´s EDUC commission
Chair of the commission responsible for culture and the audiovisual sector of the Parliament of the French-speaking Comunity
Jean-François Istasse was born in November 1950. He is a Senator and Member of Parliament of the French-speaking Community of Belgium. He was the President of this Parliament from 2004 to 2009 and he has been the Chair of the Committee on Culture, Audiovisual, Health and Equal Opportunities since 2009. Member of the Committee of the Regions since 2004, he is the first Vice-Chair of the EDUC commission. He was President of the Belgian Federation of Local TV Stations between 2001 and 2011.