Afzal KHAN
  • Afzal
    KHAN
  • United Kingdom
  • Date of birth: 5 April 1958, Jhelum (Pakistan)

Speeches in plenary

843

Situation in the West Bank, in particular settlements (debate)

14-02-2017 P8_CRE-REV(2017)02-14(15)

Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 15 December 2016

18-01-2017 P8_CRE-REV(2017)01-18(14)

Emergency Aid for refugees and migrants facing severe weather conditions in European camps (debate)

18-01-2017 P8_CRE-REV(2017)01-18(20)

The situation of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar

15-12-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)12-15(4.2)

Paediatric medicines (B8-1340/2016)

15-12-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)12-15(7.4)

Insolvency proceedings and insolvency practitioners (A8-0324/2016 - Tadeusz Zwiefka)

14-12-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)12-14(10.1)

EU-Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement (accession of Ecuador) (A8-0362/2016 - Helmut Scholz)

14-12-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)12-14(10.4)

EU-Norway Agreement on reciprocal access to fishing in the Skagerrak (A8-0321/2016 - Jørn Dohrmann)

14-12-2016 P8_CRE-REV(2016)12-14(10.5)

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

1

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1215/2009 introducing exceptional trade measures for countries and territories participating in or linked to the European Union's Stabilisation and Association process and suspending its application with regard to Bosnia and Herzegovina

AFET
11-03-2015 AFET_AD(2015)546665

Motions for resolutions

157

Joint motion for a resolution on the cases of the Larung Gar Tibetan Buddhist Academy and Ilham Tohti

14-12-2016 RC-B8-1346/2016

Joint motion for a resolution on the situation of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar

14-12-2016 RC-B8-1345/2016

Joint motion for a resolution on mass graves in Iraq

14-12-2016 RC-B8-1344/2016

Motion for a resolution on the situation of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar

12-12-2016 B8-1363/2016

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on mass graves in Iraq

12-12-2016 B8-1362/2016

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on the cases of the Larung Gar Tibetan Buddhist Academy and Ilham Tohti

12-12-2016 B8-1361/2016

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on the situation of the Guarani-Kaiowa in the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso Do Sul

21-11-2016 B8-1271/2016

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on the case of Ildar Dadin, prisoner of consience in Russia

21-11-2016 B8-1270/2016

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Motion for a resolution on the case of Gui Minhai, jailed publisher in China

21-11-2016 B8-1263/2016

NB: This motion for a resolution is available in the original language only.

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on combating cyberbullying and the dissemination of revenge pornography

21-11-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0123 Lapsed

Details

Roberta METSOLA , Mairead McGUINNESS , Afzal KHAN , Eva KAILI , Brian HAYES , Deirdre CLUNE , Caterina CHINNICI , Martina DLABAJOVÁ , Kostas CHRYSOGONOS , Giovanni LA VIA , Seán KELLY , Anna Maria CORAZZA BILDT

Date opened : 21-11-2016
Lapse date : 21-02-2017
Number of signatories : 73 - 22-02-2017

Written declaration on the promotion and protection of freedom of expression and freedom of the media

01-02-2016 P8_DCL(2016)0010 Lapsed

Details

Richard SULÍK , Pavel SVOBODA , Bernd LUCKE , Angel DZHAMBAZKI , Igor ŠOLTES , Jean-Marie CAVADA , Javier NART , Helga TRÜPEL , Nicola CAPUTO , István UJHELYI , Afzal KHAN

Date opened : 01-02-2016
Lapse date : 01-05-2016
Number of signatories : 139 - 02-05-2016

Parliamentary questions

72

Minor interpellation - VP/HR - Israeli settlement policy

27-01-2017 O-000006/2017 Commission

EU reconstruction aid for Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

31-10-2016 E-008191/2016 Commission

EU reconstruction aid to Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

31-10-2016 E-008188/2016 Commission

The EU accession to the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women

13-10-2016 O-000122/2016 Commission

The EU accession to the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women

12-10-2016 O-000121/2016 Council

Hunting of pilot whales in the Faroe Islands

19-09-2016 E-006926/2016 Commission

VP/HR - Kashmir conflict

31-08-2016 E-006518/2016 Commission

Severe labour exploitation

12-07-2016 E-005702/2016 Commission

VP/HR - EU joint framework on countering hybrid threats

12-07-2016 E-005701/2016 Commission

Support for Gaza

12-07-2016 E-005700/2016 Commission

Written explanations of vote

14

An integrated approach to Sport Policy: good governance, accessibility and integrity (A8-0381/2016 - Hannu Takkula)

02-02-2017

I voted in favour of the report, as it highlights the prominent role of amateur and professional sport not only in the European economy but also in improving the personal health, including mental health, and well-being of people, in promoting shared values, citizenship and intercultural dialogue.

Cross-border aspects of adoptions (A8-0370/2016 - Tadeusz Zwiefka)

02-02-2017

I voted in favour of the report as it aims to raise attention to a number of issues surrounding cross-border issues related to adoptions, that have been brought to the attention of Parliament and that require different responses.

Bilateral safeguard clause and stabilisation mechanism for bananas of the EU-Colombia and Peru Trade Agreement (A8-0277/2016 - Marielle de Sarnez)

02-02-2017

I voted in favour of the proposal as following the decision on signature and provisional application of the Protocol of Accession it is necessary to lay down the procedures to guarantee the effective application of the bilateral safeguard clause and for applying the stabilisation mechanism for bananas as foreseen in the Agreement in respect of Ecuador.

Sustainable management of external fishing fleets (A8-0377/2016 - Linnéa Engström)

02-02-2017

. ‒ I supported the report as it seeks to improve monitoring and transparency in the EU external fishing fleet and to ensure its sustainable management in line with the objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy reform.

Third countries whose nationals are subject to or exempt from a visa requirement: Georgia (A8-0260/2016 - Mariya Gabriel)

02-02-2017

I voted in favour of the proposal, as I believe that the visa liberalisation will contribute to the deepening of people-to-people contacts and will boost the economic and cultural relations between the EU and Georgia by intensifying political dialogue on various issues, including human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Rule of law crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in Gabon (RC-B8-0120/2017, B8-0120/2017, B8-0121/2017, B8-0122/2017, B8-0123/2017, B8-0124/2017, B8-0125/2017, B8-0126/2017)

02-02-2017

I voted in favour of the resolution as it urges all political players to engage in a peaceful and constructive dialogue and calls on the EU to support the implementation of the agreement reached in late December 2016 denying a third term to President Kabila and calling for the election to take place before the end of 2017.

Implementation of Erasmus + (A8-0389/2016 - Milan Zver)

02-02-2017

. ‒ I voted in favour of the report as it celebrates the 30th year of the Erasmus programme, highlights barriers that still prevent many Europeans from taking part in the programme and makes recommendations to further enhance it for the period until 2020 and beyond.

EU-Kosovo Stabilisation and Association Agreement: procedures for its application (A8-0361/2016 - Adam Szejnfeld)

19-01-2017

I voted in favour of the proposal, as it is important that the agreement’s provisions are implemented in practice and that concrete steps are taken to develop Kosovo’s economy sustainably, particularly on integration into European value chains.

Imports of textile products from certain third countries not covered by specific Union import rules (A8-0311/2016 - Hannu Takkula)

19-01-2017

I voted in favour of the proposal to abolish the autonomous quotas for Belarus as symbolic encouragement for further political reform.

Conclusion of the Agreement continuing the International Science and Technology Center (A8-0363/2016 - Elmar Brok)

19-01-2017

I supported the agreement as I fully support measures aimed at preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.