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Bas Belder Wikipedia
Bastiaan "Bas" Belder (born 25 October 1946) is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from the Netherlands. He is a member of the Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij, part of the European Conservatives and Reformists.
He sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs. Belder himself is a member of the SGP, the Reformed Political Party. He is a substitute for the Committee on Agriculture.
Furthermore he is vice-chairman of the delegation for the relations between the European Parliament and Israel and he is chairman of the European Parliament Working Group on Human Dignity.
Higher degree in the history of Eastern Europe from Utrecht University
1969–1984: Secondary school teacher (Rotterdam)
1984–1999: Foreign editor/commentator Reformatorisch Dagblad (Apeldoorn)
1999–: Member of the European Parliament
1999–2004: First Chairman of the Delegation for relations with the United States
2009–2014: Chairman of the Delegation for the relations with Israel
2014–: Vice-Chairman of the Delegation for the relations with Israel
Bas Belder is married with three children. He is a member of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN).