Barrena was a member of the European Parliament during this term, within the Left parliamentary group.
The management of EH Bildu has proposed MEP Pernando Barrena as party leader in the next European elections, which will be held on June 9.
The Abertzale coalition said in a statement that its Political Table will present Barrena’s candidacy to the bases, which must be approved by the armed forces.
Pernando Barrena Arza (Berriozar, Navarra, 1965) was a member of the European Parliament during this term, within the Left parliamentary group.
He was part of the Kurdistan, Sahara and Catalonia intergroups and was also a member of the European Free Alliance European Party.
With a long career as a militant and leader within the nationalist left, he was a parliamentarian in the Navarrese chamber and is currently part of the Political Table of EH Bildu.
Barrena is a senior technician in international trade and a graduate in international relations. In addition to politics, he has worked in the publishing industry.
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