Senator Dominique Tilmans

Member of the Belgian Senate

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Dominique Tilmans was born in Wellin, a small Province of Luxembourg, Belgium. She graduated from the Université libre de Bruxelles in 1975 in Political Science and Diplomacy. She served as the Provincial Counselor of the Province of Luxembourg from 1987 - 2003 and was elected the first female Permanent Deputy to the Province of Luxembourg in 1993.

In 2007, she was elected to the Belgian Senate and served until May 2014. She created the Forum des Luxembourgeoises (Méridienne) and presided over it from 2001 to 2008. Méridienne seeks to help and encourage women in Luxembourg to be more active in their professional lives and realize their economic potential. In 2011, she was awarded the 'Femme de Paix' by the Conseil des Femmes Francophones de Belgique and is an Officer of the Order of Leopold.

“Space for Peace in the South Caucasus”

A Lecture by Senator Dominique Tilmans, Member of the Belgian Senate
International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the EU
(Brussels; May 22nd - 24th, 2014)