- BTA (qualification as agricultural technician) (1976).
- Parliamentary assistant (1985-2000). Editor of l'Humanité (since 2000).
- Member of national council of the Parti Communiste Français (1990).
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- Delegation for relations with Palestine - Member
- Delegation to the UfM Parliamentary Assembly - Member
- African, Caribbean and Pacific States - Substitute
- Committee on Employment and Social Affairs - Member
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- PANA: Committee of Inquiry into money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion - Member