Current role

  • Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Minister of Immigration and Asylum

Biography

Jean Asselborn was born on 27 April 1949 in Steinfort.

After leaving school at the age of 18, Jean Asselborn resumed his studies in 1976 by attending evening classes. He obtained his final secondary school diploma from the Athénée de Luxembourg the same year.

In October 1981, Jean Asselborn was awarded a master’s degree in private judicial law from the University Nancy II.

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Latest news

  • On the occasion of the public celebration of the birthday of HRH the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government attended the festivities organised in Lellingen (municipality of Kiischpelt), Esch-sur-Alzette and Luxembourg City on 22nd and 23rd June 2022.

  • At the invitation of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bisera Turkovic, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean Asselborn, made a working visit to Sarajevo on 15 June 2022.

  • At the invitation of the Slovenian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tanja Fajon, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean Asselborn, made a working visit to Ljubljana on 14 June 2022.

Topic: Reception of Applicants for International Protection (AIPs)

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