Hannes SWOBODA : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 16-01-2012 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Vice-Chair
  • 17-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Chair

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (Austria)


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 13-03-2012 : Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • 16-09-2009 / 20-11-2012 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 16-09-2009 / 14-04-2013 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 17-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Conference of Presidents


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 16-09-2009 / 21-10-2012 : Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 08-10-2009 / 31-07-2011 : Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis
  • 19-01-2012 / 19-06-2012 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 19-01-2012 / 18-02-2013 : Committee on Foreign Affairs


Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 194 and 162(11)

Reports - as rapporteur 
A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 52a

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

OPINION Relations of the European Union with the Gulf Cooperation Council  
- ITRE_AD(2011)452560 -  
OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the rules and general principles concerning mechanisms for control by Member States of the Commission’s exercise of implementing powers  
- AFET_AD(2010)441196 -  

Motions for resolutions 
Members can table an individual motion on issues falling within the EU’s sphere of activity. This motion is forwarded to the responsible committee for consideration.Rule 133

Parliamentary questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128

Written declarations (up to 16 January 2017) 
**This instrument no longer exists since 16 January 2017**. A written declaration was an initiative on a matter falling within the EU’s competence. It could be co-signed by Members within a 3 month period.

Written declaration on freedom of religion  
- P7_DCL(2010)0090 - Lapsed  
Mario MAURO , Hannes SWOBODA , Konrad SZYMAŃSKI , Hannu TAKKULA  
Date opened : 22-11-2010
Lapse date : 10-03-2011
Number of signatories : 199 - 10-03-2011


Declaration of financial interests