Emmanuelle Cosse
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Emmanuelle Cosse
Emmanuelle Cosse
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Emmanuelle Cosse in 2010
Minister of Housing and Sustainable Habitat

11 February 2016 - 10 May 2017
PresidentFrançois Hollande
Manuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Sylvia Pinel
Richard Ferrand
(Territorial Cohesion)
National Secretary of Europe Ecology - The Greens

30 November 2013 - 11 February 2016
Pascal Durand
David Cormand
Member of the Regional Council
of Île-de-France

26 March 2010
Personal details
Born (1974-11-15) 15 November 1974 (age 45)
Paris, France
Political partyEurope Ecology - The Greens
Denis Baupin (m. 2015)

Emmanuelle Cosse (born 15 November 1974) is a French activist with LGBT and feminist groups, and a politician with the green party Europe Ecology - The Greens, as well as a journalist and magazine editor.


A member of a prominent Leftist family,[1] she first became an activist as a student with the Fédération indépendante et démocratique lycéenne.

The successor to Philippe Mangeot, from 1999 to 2001 she was president of ACT UP-Paris, the local chapter of international LGBT rights and HIV/AIDS direct action group ACT UP.[2] She was Co-Editor in Chief of the high-profile magazine Regards, after having worked for several newspapers.

Political career

She ran as a candidate with the party Europe Écologie (now Europe Écologie - Les Verts) during the 2010 French regional elections, in Île-de-France, which includes the city of Paris.[3] She is currently Vice-President of the Regional Council of Île-de-France, administering the housing portfolio, since March 26, 2010. On 30 November 2013, she is elected National Secretary (in French secrétaire nationale) of Europe Écologie - Les Verts (EELV).[4]

On 11 February 2016, she was appointed to French President François Hollande's cabinet as Minister for Housing and Sustainable Habitat. She resigned from her position as National Secretary of Europe Ecology - Les Verts on the same day.[5]


  1. ^ Libération : Emmanuelle Cosse, 25 ans, nouvelle présidente d'Act Up. Première femme, hétérosexuelle et séronégative, à diriger l'association. Virus militant.
  2. ^ L'Humanité : Emmanuelle Cosse, l'activisme au féminin
  3. ^ "Europe Ecologie : Les candidats Europe Ecologie présentent leurs voeux à la presse". Archived from the original on 2012-03-31. Retrieved .
  4. ^ French Greens elect new General Secretary and party board - European Green Party, 3 Dec. 2013
  5. ^ "Cosse au Logement, les Verts à la rue". Liberation. February 11, 2016.

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