Johan VAN HECKE
  • Johan
    VAN HECKE
  • Belgium
  • Born on 2 December 1954, Gent

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 17.09.2002 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats - Member
  • 18.09.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.1999 / 30.09.2001 : Christelijke Volkspartij
  • 01.10.2001 / 26.01.2003 : Christen-Democratisch & Vlaams
  • 27.01.2003 / 19.07.2004 : Vlaamse liberalen en democraten
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Vlaamse Liberalen en Democraten - Vivant

Vice-Chair

  • 14.09.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Members from the European Parliament to the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of the Agreement between the African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union (ACP-EU)
  • 13.09.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Subcommittee on Human Rights

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 17.01.2002 / 12.01.2003 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 06.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Members from the European Parliament to the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of the Agreement between the African, Caribbean and Pacific States and the European Union (ACP-EU)
  • 13.01.2003 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Budgets
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on International Trade
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on International Trade
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Development

Substitute

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 06.07.2000 / 05.09.2001 : Temporary committee on the Echelon interception system
  • 30.01.2002 / 17.09.2002 : Committee on Regional Policy, Transport and Tourism
  • 11.11.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 13.01.2003 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 22.07.2004 / 12.09.2004 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 15.09.2004 / 15.09.2004 : Delegation for relations with Mercosur
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with South Africa
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 14.03.2007 / 06.07.2008 : Delegation for relations with South Africa

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

52

Situation in the Horn of Africa (debate)

14-01-2009 P6_CRE(2009)01-14(12)

Question Time (Commission)

13-01-2009 P6_CRE(2009)01-13(15)

Question Time (Commission)

09-07-2008 P6_CRE(2008)07-09(17)

Follow-up of the Paris Declaration of 2005 on Aid Effectiveness (debate)

22-05-2008 P6_CRE(2008)05-22(7)

Follow-up of the Paris Declaration of 2005 on Aid Effectiveness (debate) (2)

22-05-2008 P6_CRE(2008)05-22(7)

Question Time (Commission)

20-05-2008 P6_CRE(2008)05-20(15)

Towards a reform of the World Trade Organisation (debate)

23-04-2008 P6_CRE(2008)04-23(13)

Commission Question Time

22-04-2008 P6_CRE(2008)04-22(14)

Textiles (debate)

13-12-2007 P6_CRE(2007)12-13(4)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Opinions - as rapporteur

6

OPINION Proposal for a Council decision concluding the stepping stone Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and Côte d'Ivoire, of the other part

DEVE
10-03-2009 DEVE_AD(2009)418111

OPINION Trade and Economic Relations with China

DEVE
11-12-2008 DEVE_AD(2008)414231

OPINION Towards a reformed World Trade Organisation

DEVE
10-03-2008 DEVE_AD(2008)400399

OPINION European Commission: Final annual accounts of the European Communities - Financial year 2004 - Volume I - Consolidated reports on implementation of the budget and consolidated financial statements

AFET
24-02-2006 AFET_AD(2006)367912

OPINION Proposal for a Council decision concerning the conclusion of the Agreement amending the Partnership Agreement signed in Cotonou on 23 June 2000 between the African, Caribbean and Pacific States, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part

AFET
30-01-2006 AFET_AD(2006)364711

OPINION A development strategy for Africa

INTA
12-10-2005 INTA_AD(2005)362573

Motions for resolutions

93

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Guinea-Bissau

11-03-2009 RC-B6-0115/2009

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Guinea-Bissau

10-03-2009 B6-0119/2009

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

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the coup in Guinea

14-01-2009 RC-B6-0037/2009

  PROPOSITION DE RÉSOLUTION sur le coup d'Etat en Guinée

13-01-2009 B6-0037/2009

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in the Horn of Africa

07-01-2009 B6-0033/2009

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Bangladesh

09-07-2008 RC-B6-0356/2008

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on Mass arrests in Bangladesh

08-07-2008 B6-0361/2008

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Zimbabwe

07-07-2008 B6-0347/2008

Written declarations

4

Written declaration on impunity of alleged perpetrators of genocide

06-06-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0059 Lapsed

Details

Johan VAN HECKE , Gabriele ZIMMER , Ana GOMES , Anders WIJKMAN , Hélène FLAUTRE

Date opened : 06-06-2007
Lapse date : 11-10-2007
Number of signatories : 76 - 11-10-2007

Written declaration on the Novartis trial against the Indian Government

26-02-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0022 Lapsed

Details

Pierre SCHAPIRA , Kader ARIF , Johan VAN HECKE , Luisa MORGANTINI , Caroline LUCAS

Date opened : 26-02-2007
Lapse date : 29-05-2007
Number of signatories : 97 - 29-05-2007

Written declaration on the need to establish more and fairer trade relations with Africa

23-05-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0032 Lapsed

Details

Johan VAN HECKE , Maria MARTENS , Margrietus van den BERG , Luisa MORGANTINI

Date opened : 23-05-2005
Lapse date : 23-08-2005
Number of signatories : 50 - 23-08-2005

Written declaration on the future of the European textile industry

11-11-2004 P6_DCL(2004)0047 Lapsed

Details

Johan VAN HECKE , Robert STURDY , Zuzana ROITHOVÁ , Erika MANN , Ignasi GUARDANS CAMBÓ

Date opened : 11-11-2004
Lapse date : 11-02-2005
Number of signatories : 79 - 11-02-2005

Parliamentary questions

117

European ban on pesticides

31-03-2009 E-2646/2009

Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean

31-03-2009 E-2645/2009

Financial assistance for Special Court of Sierra Leone

10-03-2009 H-0170/2009

Local elections in Togo

04-02-2009 E-0889/2009

Investment in Croatia

27-01-2009 E-0594/2009

Overfishing of Lake Victoria

21-01-2009 E-0469/2009

Regional management of the Nile

21-01-2009 E-0468/2009

Health care in Zimbabwe

20-01-2009 P-0343/2009

Microcredits

16-12-2008 H-1018/2008

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

68

Progress towards accession by Turkey

01-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-01(2)

Nuclear disarmament

11-02-2004 P5_CRE(2004)02-11(2)

EU-UN relations

29-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-29(1)

Draft 2004 budget as amended by the Council and Letters of Amendment 1,2,[amp] 3/2004

16-12-2003 P5_CRE(2003)12-16(4)

Main aspects and basic choices of CFSP

22-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-22(5)

2004 budget procedure

21-10-2003 P5_CRE(2003)10-21(5)

Presentation by the Council of draft general budget - 2004

23-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-23(5)

Human rights 2002

03-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-03(7)

2004 budget conciliation procedure

01-07-2003 P5_CRE(2003)07-01(12)

Reports - as rapporteur

2

Report on the Commission's communication to the Council and the European Parliament on Co-operation with ACP Countries Involved in Armed Conflicts (Hughes procedure) - Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy

AFET
16-10-2000 A5-0296/2000

Motions for resolutions

102

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Burundi

14-01-2004 RC-B5-0014/2004

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on the situation in Burundi

13-01-2004 B5-0024/2004

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION On the abduction of children by the LRA

30-06-2003 B5-0355/2003

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

Written declarations

1

Written declaration on strengthening EU arms export controls and working towards an international Arms Trade Treaty

25-02-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0017 Lapsed

Details

Glenys KINNOCK , Michael GAHLER , Johan VAN HECKE , Nelly MAES , Pernille FRAHM

Date opened : 25-02-2004
Lapse date : 06-05-2004
Number of signatories : 157 - 06-05-2004

Parliamentary questions

22

Increase of EU funding for rehabilitation of torture victims

14-07-2003 O-0058/2003

EU and combating torture

14-07-2003 O-0057/2003

Application of the EC-Israel Association Agreement

24-06-2003 O-0053/2003