Cecilia Wikström has been an active and dedicated Member of the European Parliament since 2009, where she represents the Swedish liberal party Folkpartiet Liberalerna.
In the European Parliament Cecilia Wikström is chairwoman for the committee of Petitions (PETI). She is also a full member and coordinator for the ALDE-group in the Committee of Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and substitute in the Committee of Legal Affairs (JURI).
Between 2012 and 2014, Cecilia Wikström was a member of the Advisory Committee of the European Parliament, a consultative ethics committee consisting of five senior MEPs who act as advisors to other colleagues on ethical issues.
In spring 2013, Cecilia was appointed to represent the Alde-group in the delegation that will negotiate a new agreement between the European Parliament and other institutions on how the European Parliament should have access to classified documents related to the common policy of security and foreign affairs.