Véronique DE KEYSER
  • Véronique
    DE KEYSER
  • Belgium
  • Born on 23 March 1945, Etterbeek

Political groups

  • 25.09.2001 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the Party of European Socialists - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member
  • 14.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair
  • 19.01.2012 / 06.06.2012 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair
  • 07.06.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair

National parties

  • 25.09.2001 / 19.07.2004 : Parti socialiste (Belgium)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Parti Socialiste (Belgium)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Parti Socialiste (Belgium)

Member

  • 04.10.2001 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 04.10.2001 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America and Mexico
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 14.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 23.05.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Development
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Development
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Subcommittee on Human Rights

Substitute

  • 02.10.2001 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 21.07.2004 / 13.11.2006 : Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 19.01.2006 / 14.02.2007 : Temporary Committee on the alleged use of European countries by the CIA for the transport and illegal detention of prisoners
  • 14.11.2006 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs

Activités parlementaires en plénière pour la 7ème législature

Speeches in plenary

182

Syria: situation of certain vulnerable communities

17-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-17(13.2)

EU priorities for the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council (debate)

12-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-12(13)

Eradication of torture in the world (short presentation)

10-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-10(20)

Situation in Thailand

06-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-06(15.1)

Bahrain, in particular the cases of Nabeel Rajab, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja and Ibrahim Sharif

06-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-06(15.3)

Situation in Syria (debate)

05-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-05(16)

Situation in Egypt (debate)

05-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-05(18)

Situation of rights defenders and opposition activists in Cambodia and Laos

16-01-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)01-16(12.1)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

REPORT on the eradication of torture in the world

AFET
12-02-2014 A7-0100/2014

REPORT on EU external policies in favour of democratisation

AFET
16-06-2011 A7-0231/2011

REPORT on health care systems in sub-Saharan Africa and global health

DEVE
06-09-2010 A7-0245/2010

Opinions - as rapporteur

2

OPINION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of a Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the State of Israel, of the other part, on Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products (CAA)

AFET
13-06-2012 AFET_AD(2012)483549

OPINION on discharge in respect of the implementation of the European Union general budget for the financial year 2009, Section III – Commission

AFET
16-03-2011 AFET_AD(2011)460660

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

3

OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council providing macro-financial assistance to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

AFET
11-10-2013 AFET_AD(2013)516728

OPINION on the EU Strategy for the Horn of Africa

DEVE
06-11-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)496311

OPINION on a proposal for a European Parliament recommendation to the Council on the modalities for the possible establishment of a European Endowment for Democracy (EDD)

DEVE
01-02-2012 DEVE_AD(2012)476002

Motions for resolutions

390

Joint motion for a resolution on Pakistan: recent cases of persecution

16-04-2014 RC-B7-0399/2014

Joint motion for a resolution on Syria: situation in certain vulnerable communities

16-04-2014 RC-B7-0387/2014

Motion for a resolution on the situation in North Korea

14-04-2014 B7-0411/2014

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

Motion for a resolution on Syria: situation in certain vulnerable communities

14-04-2014 B7-0402/2014

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

Motion for a resolution on Pakistan: recent cases of persecution

14-04-2014 B7-0401/2014

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

Joint motion for a resolution on security and human trafficking in Sinai

12-03-2014 RC-B7-0254/2014

Motion for a resolution on security and human trafficking in the Sinai

10-03-2014 B7-0256/2014

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

Written declarations

4

Written declaration on the United Nations Zero Hunger Challenge

15-04-2013 P7_DCL(2013)0004 Lapsed

Details

Keith TAYLOR , Gay MITCHELL , Véronique DE KEYSER , Charles GOERENS , Gabriele ZIMMER , Filip KACZMAREK , Eva JOLY , Ricardo CORTÉS LASTRA , Michèle STRIFFLER , Bill NEWTON DUNN , Judith SARGENTINI

Date opened : 15-04-2013
Lapse date : 15-07-2013
Number of signatories : 112 - 15-07-2013

Written declaration on continued and increased support for vaccinations in developing nations

01-02-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0004 Adopted

Details

Mary HONEYBALL , Véronique DE KEYSER , Seán KELLY , Bill NEWTON DUNN , Marie-Christine VERGIAT

Date opened : 01-02-2012
Lapse date : 24-05-2012
Adopted (date) : 24-05-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0230
Number of signatories : 398 - 24-05-2012

Written declaration on the protection of water as a public asset

10-11-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0086 Lapsed

Details

Giommaria UGGIAS , François ALFONSI , Véronique DE KEYSER , João FERREIRA , Niccolò RINALDI

Date opened : 10-11-2010
Lapse date : 17-02-2011
Number of signatories : 226 - 17-02-2011

Written declaration seeking to have jobs in the emergency services recognised as high-risk occupations and calling for the introduction of a European statute for such work

24-03-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0015 Lapsed

Details

Véronique DE KEYSER , Kader ARIF , Alejandro CERCAS , Stephen HUGHES , Stavros LAMBRINIDIS

Date opened : 24-03-2010
Lapse date : 08-07-2010
Number of signatories : 160 - 08-07-2010

Parliamentary questions

42

Eligibility to be a sponsor of a citizens' initiative

14-04-2014 E-004666/2014

Israeli buses

21-11-2013 E-013288/2013

Remedies at the Commission's disposal with regard to Israel

30-09-2013 E-011113/2013

EU funding of research activities carried out in illegal Israeli settlements

11-07-2013 E-008337/2013

Means of action available to the Commission with regard to Israel

04-07-2013 E-007961/2013

Implementation of the ACAA with Israel

17-06-2013 P-007039/2013

Call for a new six-pack!

11-06-2013 E-006785/2013

Asset recovery for Arab Spring countries in transition

21-03-2013 O-000030/2013

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

91

Order of business

21-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-21(15)

The mandate of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (debate)

11-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-11(13)

Situation in the Middle East/Gaza Strip (debate)

14-01-2009 P6_CRE(2009)01-14(8)

The case of the al-Kurd family

20-11-2008 P6_CRE(2008)11-20(12.3)

The case of the al-Kurd family (vote)

20-11-2008 P6_CRE(2008)11-20(13.3)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

Opinions - as rapporteur

6

OPINION 2009 budget: Section III - Commission

AFET
11-09-2008 AFET_AD(2008)409745

OPINION Draft opinion on budget 2009: first reflection on the 2009 PDB and mandate for the conciliation

AFET
04-06-2008 AFET_AD(2008)406097

OPINION European Commission : Final annual accounts of the European Communities — Financial Year 2006 — Volume I — Consolidated financial statements and consolidated reports on implementation of the budget

AFET
28-02-2008 AFET_AD(2008)400378

OPINION on MEDA and financial support to Palestine - evaluation, implementation and control

AFET
22-03-2007 AFET_AD(2007)382626

OPINION Draft opinion on the draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2006

AFET
14-09-2005 AFET_AD(2005)360281

OPINION on policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007-2013

AFET
17-03-2005 AFET_AD(2005)353454

Motions for resolutions

67

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the international treaty for the protection of the Arctic

30-03-2009 RC-B6-0163/2009

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip

11-02-2009 B6-0100/2009

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of the al-Kurd family

19-11-2008 RC-B6-0608/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the case of the al-Kurd family

18-11-2008 B6-0610/2008

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Arctic governance

06-10-2008 RC-B6-0523/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Arctic governance

01-10-2008 B6-0526/2008

PROPOSAL FOR A RECOMMENDATION TO THE COUNCIL on the European Union-Brazil Strategic Partnership

18-09-2008 B6-0449/2008

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

03-09-2008 RC-B6-0343/2008

Written declarations

2

Written declaration on the EU taking over the protection of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

10-12-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0110 Lapsed

Details

Benoît HAMON , Ana GOMES , Véronique DE KEYSER , Harlem DÉSIR

Date opened : 10-12-2007
Lapse date : 26-03-2008
Number of signatories : 144 - 27-03-2008

Written declaration on the banning of cluster munitions

01-03-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0024 Lapsed

Details

Elizabeth LYNNE , Angelika BEER , Véronique DE KEYSER , Mihael BREJC

Date opened : 01-03-2007
Lapse date : 01-06-2007
Number of signatories : 165 - 01-06-2007

Parliamentary questions

37

Association Agreement with Israel

23-01-2009 E-0517/2009

Protection of traditional national, ethnic and immigrant minorities in Europe.

13-01-2009 O-0002/2009

DG Admin's 2008 'A-Z Guide'

12-01-2009 P-0155/2009

Transparency of the BEPA

17-12-2008 P-7004/2008

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

15-04-2008 O-0041/2008

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

15-04-2008 O-0040/2008

Specific contribution by the European Union with regard to renewable energy

29-01-2008 P-0512/2008

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

39

Human rights in 2003 and EU policy

21-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-21(12)

Policy challenges and budgetary means of the enlarged Union 2007-2013

20-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-20(9)

Vote

30-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-30(4)

Elections in Iran

12-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-12(8)

Vote

14-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-14(2)

Preparations for the 60th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights

14-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-14(3)

EU aid to Iran following the earthquake

13-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-13(8)

Medicinal products

16-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-16(6)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

15-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-15(5)

Subsidy package - Community action programmes

20-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-20(1)

Reports - as rapporteur

1

Motions for resolutions

7

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on EU aid to Iran following the earthquake

13-01-2004 B5-0038/2004

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the crisis in the steel sector

12-02-2003 RC-B5-0133/2003

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the crisis in the steel sector

10-02-2003 B5-0139/2003

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the impact of Hurricane Michelle on Central America and Cuba

14-11-2001 RC-B5-0714/2001

  PROPUESTA DE RESOLUCIÓN sobre huracán Michelle en Centroamérica y Cuba

12-11-2001 B5-0721/2001

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

Parliamentary questions

12

Use of structural funds

01-04-2004 P-1126/2004

European Super-Commissioner

11-03-2004 P-0892/2004

Paying for our promise to end poverty

12-11-2003 O-0071/2003

Netherlands EUR 2 coin

08-07-2003 P-2322/2003

Netherlands' EUR 2 coin

17-06-2003 P-2069/2003

Solidarity levy on wealth generated by globalisation

28-10-2002 O-0086/2002

Damage caused by Israeli bombardments

23-01-2002 O-0006/2002

Damage caused by Israeli bombardments

23-01-2002 O-0005/2002

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declaration of financial interests

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