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Pierre JOXE

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DAppointed on February 26th 2001 by the President of the National Assembly
Took the oath of office on March 12th 2001 before the President of the Republic

End of term : march 2010

Born November 28th 1934

Education
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Former student of the Ecole nationale d'administration (class "Albert Camus")

Career
  • 1958 (February) / 1960 (May) : National military service
  • 1960 (June) / 1962 (May) : Student at the Ecole nationale d'administration
  • 1962 (June) / 1963 (December) Member of the Cour des comptes
  • 1963 / 1973 : Lecturer at the Paris Institute of Political Science
  • 1963 : Rapporteur of the Commission nationale d'aménagement du territoire au Commissariat général au Plan
  • 1963 (December) / 1968 (May) Junior official of the Cour des comptes
  • 1965 (January) : Rapporteur of the Commission de vérification des comptes des entreprises publiques
  • 1966 (March) : Rapporteur of the Comité des entreprises publiques
  • 1967 / 1970 : Chargé de mission, Directorate of Technical Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign affairs
  • 1968 (May) : Senior Official of the Cour des comptes
  • 1970 / 1973 : Rejoins the Cour des comptes
  • 1973 (March) : Member of the National Assembly for Saône-et-Loire (5th constituency)
  • 1973 (April) : On secondment from the Cour des Comptes to hold office as MP
  • 1973 (September) / 1979 : General Councillor of Saône-et-Loire, canton of Chalon-sur-Saône
  • 1977 (March) / 1983 ( March) : Third deputy to the Mayor of Chalon-sur-Saône
  • 1977 (November) / 1979 (June) : Member of the European Parliament
  • 1978 (March) / 1981 (May) : Member of the National Assembly for Saône-et-Loire (5th constituency)
  • 1978 (March) : Vice-President Socialist Group of the French National Assembly
  • 1979 (October) / 1982 : President of the Regional Council of Burgundy
  • 1981 (May) / 1981 (June) : Minister for Industry
  • 1981 (June) / 1984 (July) : Member of the National Assembly for Saône-et-Loire (5th constituency)
  • 1981 (June) / 1984 (July) : President of the Socialist Group at the National Assembly
  • 1983 / 1984 : Attended Institute for Advanced Studies in National Defence (36th Session)
  • 1984 (July) / 1986 (March) : Minister of the Interior and Decentralisation
  • 1986 (March) / 1988 ( May) : Member of the National Assembly of Saône-et-Loire
  • 1986 (March) / 1988 (May) : President of the Socialist Group at the National Assembly
  • 1988 (May) / 1991 (January) : Minister of the Interior
  • 1988 (June) : Member of Parliament for Saône-et-Loire (4th constituency)
  • 1989 (March) / 1993 ( March) : Municipal Councillor of Paris (12th District)
  • 1991 (January) / 1993 (March) : Minister of Defence
  • 1992 (March) / 1993 (March) : Regional Councillor Greater Paris Region
  • 1993, 14 March / 2001, 26 February : President of the Cour des comptes
  • 2000, 3 October : Member of the French Delegation at the 55th Session of the UN General Assembly
  • 2001, 12 March (since) : Member of the Constitutional Council, appointed by the President of the National Assembly, Raymond Forni
  • 2001, June (since) : President of the Board of Directors of the Paris orchestra
  • 2001, October (since) : President of the Protestant Foundation

Decorations and Honours
  • Commander of the National Order of Merit
  • KBE (Knight Commander of the British Empire)
  • Great Cross of the Order of Civil Merit (Spain)
  • Grand Officer of the National Order of the Lion (Senegal)
  • Commander of the Order of the Phoenix (Greece) and the National Order of Merit (Hungary)

Publications
Books
  • Un socialisme du possible, (coll. with MITTERRAND François) Paris, Le Seuil, 1970
  • Parti Socialiste, (coll. with MEZIERES Jean François) Paris, Epi, 1973
  • Atlas du socialisme, Paris, Tema éditions, 1973
  • A propos de la France, discussions with SARAZIN Michel, Paris, Flammarion, 1998
  • L'édit de Nantes : réflexions pour un pluralisme religieux, Paris, Hachette Littératures, 2004
  • Pourquoi Mitterrand ?, Paris, Points, 2006
Articles
  • « La transparence de la gestion publique : contradiction et communication » in Démocratie locale et chambres régionales des comptes, Paris, Journal Officiel, 1997
  • Introduction to « Liberté, quand tu nous tiens... » (tome1), de SELIGMANN Françoise, Paris, Fayard, 2000
  • Introduction to "Notre État - Le Livre vérité de la fonction publique" de FAUROUX Roger and SPITZ Bernard, Robert Laffont, 2001
  • « L'efficacité de l'Etat » in La France du nouveau siècle, Paris, PUF, 2002
  • « Quelle place et quelle représentation des finances publiques dans la société aujourd'hui ? » in Revue française de finances publiques n°18 p. 9-12, 2004
  • Constitution et finances publiques. Etudes en l'honneur de Loïc Philip, (dir.) Paris, Economica, 2005