Jo LEINEN
  • Jo
    LEINEN
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Member
  • Germany Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands
  • Date of birth: 6 April 1948, Bisten

Political groups

  • 20.07.1999 / 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 / 30.06.2014 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member
  • 01.07.2014 ... : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 20.07.1999 / 19.07.2004 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)
  • 20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)
  • 14.07.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)
  • 01.07.2014 ... : Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Germany)

Chair

  • 22.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16.10.2014 ... : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China

Vice-Chair

  • 21.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs

Member

  • 21.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 06.10.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 17.01.2002 / 20.01.2002 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 07.02.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 21.07.2004 / 21.07.2004 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 28.07.2004 / 15.01.2007 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia and the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 15.03.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Conference of Committee Chairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation for relations with India
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 01.07.2014 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 14.07.2014 / 15.10.2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 16.10.2014 ... : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 19.01.2017 ... : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 19.01.2017 ... : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Substitute

  • 22.07.1999 / 14.01.2002 : Committee on Budgets
  • 17.01.2002 / 19.07.2004 : Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 15.03.2007 / 15.03.2007 : Delegation for relations with India
  • 14.05.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation for relations with India
  • 16.07.2009 / 18.01.2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16.09.2009 / 30.06.2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19.01.2012 / 30.06.2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 08.07.2014 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 08.07.2014 / 18.01.2017 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 14.07.2014 ... : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19.01.2017 ... : Committee on Foreign Affairs

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 7th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

80

Reducing the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags (debate)

15-04-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)04-15(21)

Fluorinated greenhouse gases (debate)

11-03-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)03-11(19)

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (debate)

04-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-04(18)

A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies (debate) (2)

04-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-04(18)

Situation in Sri Lanka (debate)

12-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-12(17.3)

Constitutional problems of a multitier governance in the EU (debate)

11-12-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)12-11(8)

Climate change conference (debate)

21-10-2013 P7_CRE-REV(2013)10-21(11)

Reports - as rapporteur

4

Reports - as shadow rapporteur

6

Opinions - as rapporteur

5

OPINION International Trade Policy in the context of Climate Change imperatives

ENVI
30-09-2010 ENVI_AD(2010)445843

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

ENVI
02-06-2010 ENVI_AD(2010)440146

OPINION Power of legislative delegation

ENVI
16-03-2010 ENVI_AD(2010)439162

OPINION Communication from the Commission: A sustainable future for transport: Towards an integrated, technology-led and user friendly system

ENVI
26-02-2010 ENVI_AD(2010)430420

OPINION Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council adapting a number of instruments subject to the procedure referred to in Article 251 of the Treaty to Council Decision 1999/468/EC, with regard to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny - Adaptation to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny - Part Five

ENVI
05-10-2009 ENVI_AD(2009)428220

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur

1

OPINION on the Energy roadmap 2050, a future with energy

ENVI
15-10-2012 ENVI_AD(2012)489703

Motions for resolutions

14

Joint motion for a resolution on the invasion of Ukraine by Russia

12-03-2014 RC-B7-0263/2014

Motion for a resolution on India: Execution of Mohammad Afzal Guru and its implications

20-05-2013 B7-0241/2013

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

Joint motion for a resolution on violence against women in India

16-01-2013 RC-B7-0028/2013

Motion for a resolution on Violence against women in India

14-01-2013 B7-0037/2013

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

Motion for a resolution on EU action on oil exploration and extraction in Europe

29-09-2010 B7-0540/2010

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on the need for increased coordination of cancer research in the European Union

18-10-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0080 Adopted

Details

Marisa MATIAS , Jo LEINEN , Michèle RIVASI , Herbert REUL , Antonyia PARVANOVA

Date opened : 18-10-2010
Lapse date : 03-02-2011
Adopted (date) : 03-02-2011
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2011)0042
Number of signatories : 402 - 02-02-2011

Written declaration on fighting colorectal cancer in the European Union

20-09-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0068 Adopted

Details

Pavel POC , Frieda BREPOELS , Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI , Jo LEINEN , Alojz PETERLE

Date opened : 20-09-2010
Lapse date : 20-12-2010
Adopted (date) : 25-11-2010
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2010)0451
Number of signatories : 411 - 25-11-2010

Written declaration on establishing 22 May as European Obesity Day

05-05-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0034 Lapsed

Details

Kyriacos TRIANTAPHYLLIDES , Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI , Miroslav MIKOLÁŠIK , Jo LEINEN , Jill EVANS

Date opened : 05-05-2010
Lapse date : 09-09-2010
Number of signatories : 100 - 09-09-2010

Parliamentary questions

52

Importance of the Guiana Shield Facility

10-12-2013 E-013974/2013 Commission

Deforestation and loss of biodiversity

04-09-2013 E-009866/2013 Commission

Funding for a resource recovery facility under Regulation (EC) No 1638/2006

03-09-2013 E-009819/2013 Commission

Promoting German-Arabic children's literature

03-09-2013 E-009818/2013 Commission

Dumping of nuclear waste at sea

30-05-2013 E-006055/2013 Commission

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 6th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

83

General revision of the Rules of Procedure (A6-0273/2009, Richard Corbett)

06-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-06(4.13)

Preparation of the European Council (18-19 June 2009) (debate)

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(9)

General revision of the Rules of Procedure (debate)

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(16)

The petitions process (amendment of Title VIII of the Rules of Procedure) (debate)

05-05-2009 P6_CRE(2009)05-05(17)

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

21-04-2009 P6_CRE(2009)04-21(16)

Sri Lanka (debate)

11-03-2009 P6_CRE(2009)03-11(19)

Reports - as rapporteur

11

REPORT on Parliament's new role and responsibilities in implementing the Treaty of Lisbon

AFCO
19-03-2009 A6-0145/2009

REPORT Report on the approval of the joint declaration on Communicating Europe in Partnership

AFCO
07-10-2008 A6-0372/2008

REPORT on the conclusion of the Joint Declaration on practical arrangements for the codecision procedure

AFCO
16-04-2007 A6-0142/2007

REPORT Proposal for amendment of Parliament's rules of procedure - Amendment of Rules 15 and 182(1)

AFCO
11-12-2006 A6-0464/2006

REPORT on European political parties

AFCO
27-02-2006 A6-0042/2006

Opinions - as rapporteur

1

OPINION Draft opinion on defending Parliament's prerogatives vis-à-vis the national courts

AFCO
28-05-2008 AFCO_AD(2008)404531

Motions for resolutions

8

Written declarations

5

Written declaration on the protection of human rights in closed institutions

03-12-2008 P6_DCL(2008)0103 Lapsed

Details

Maria da Assunção ESTEVES , Jo LEINEN , Gérard DEPREZ , Hélène FLAUTRE , Giusto CATANIA

Date opened : 03-12-2008
Lapse date : 26-03-2009
Number of signatories : 155 - 27-03-2009

Written declaration on the proposition of a creation of a Committee of wise men

10-12-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0113 Lapsed

Details

Jo LEINEN , Vural ÖGER , Marek SIWIEC

Date opened : 10-12-2007
Lapse date : 26-03-2008
Number of signatories : 45 - 27-03-2008

Written declaration on a foreign policy, security and defence union

31-01-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0010 Lapsed

Details

Elmar BROK , Nicole FONTAINE , Bronisław GEREMEK , Jo LEINEN , Íñigo MÉNDEZ DE VIGO

Date opened : 31-01-2007
Lapse date : 30-04-2007
Number of signatories : 279 - 30-04-2007

Written declaration on the persecution of Baha'is in Iran

31-01-2007 P6_DCL(2007)0008 Lapsed

Details

Jo LEINEN , Frédérique RIES , Erik MEIJER , Bernat JOAN i MARÍ

Date opened : 31-01-2007
Lapse date : 30-04-2007
Number of signatories : 264 - 30-04-2007

Written declaration on the European Parliament response to the Asian tsunami disaster

10-01-2005 P6_DCL(2005)0001 Lapsed

Details

Claude MORAES , Neena GILL , Jo LEINEN , Hartmut NASSAUER , Jan MULDER

Date opened : 10-01-2005
Lapse date : 10-04-2005
Number of signatories : 112 - 10-04-2005

Parliamentary questions

21

Payment of damages to Dr Uzunoglu by the Czech State

25-02-2009 P-1481/2009 Council

Communication about the Treaty of Lisbon

04-11-2008 H-0859/2008 Commission

Flora Fauna Habitat area - 'Saar-Steilhänge-Lutwinauswald nature reserve'

15-02-2008 E-0958/2008 Commission

US missile defence system

17-01-2008 O-0008/2008 Council

Housing market crisis

03-12-2007 O-0079/2007 Commission

Sewage treatment in the province of Málaga

30-11-2007 E-6149/2007 Commission

Hotel fire safety

12-10-2007 O-0066/2007 Commission

Operating framework for the European regulatory agencies

13-07-2006 O-0084/2006 Commission

Operating framework for the European regulatory agencies

13-07-2006 O-0083/2006 Council

Parliamentary activities in plenary – 5th parliamentary term

Speeches in plenary

48

Announcement by the President

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(2)

Respect for and promotion of the values on which the Union is based

19-04-2004 P5_CRE(2004)04-19(5)

Progress towards accession by Turkey

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

Vote (continuation)

11-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-11(6)

Enlargement / Candidate countries (continuation)

10-03-2004 P5_CRE(2004)03-10(4)

The programme of the Irish presidency and the European Constitution

28-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-28(3)

The operating framework for the European Regulatory Agencies

13-01-2004 P5_CRE(2004)01-13(3)

A New Framework for Relations with our Eastern and Southern Neighbours

19-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-19(7)

Progress report on the Intergovernmental Conference

05-11-2003 P5_CRE(2003)11-05(7)

Arms exports

25-09-2003 P5_CRE(2003)09-25(8)

Reports - as rapporteur

5

Report on the proposal for a European Parliament and Council regulation on the statute and financing of European political parties - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

AFCO
21-05-2003 A5-0170/2003

Report on the European Parliament's proposals for the Intergovernmental Conference - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

AFCO
27-03-2000 A5-0086/2000

Report on the convening of the Intergovernmental Conference - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

AFCO
27-01-2000 A5-0018/2000

Report on the preparation of the reform of the Treaties and the next Intergovernmental Conference - Committee on Constitutional Affairs

AFCO
10-11-1999 A5-0058/1999

Motions for resolutions

4

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on media concentration

13-11-2002 B5-0582/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on forced marriage

07-10-2002 B5-0438/2002

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION on female genital mutilation

28-11-2000 B5-0686/2000

Written declarations

3

Written declaration on organisation of a debate on adoption of a constitutional treaty

20-02-2004 P5_DCL(2004)0012 Lapsed

Details

Thierry CORNILLET , Monica FRASSONI , Jo LEINEN , Mariotto SEGNI , Diana WALLIS

Date opened : 20-02-2004
Lapse date : 06-05-2004
Number of signatories : 146 - 06-05-2004

Written declaration on the election of the President of the European Commission by the European Parliament

17-10-2002 P5_DCL(2002)0017 Adopted

Details

Jo LEINEN , Alain LAMASSOURE , Cecilia MALMSTRÖM , Monica FRASSONI , Mihail PAPAYANNAKIS

Date opened : 17-10-2002
Lapse date : 17-01-2003
Adopted (date) : 16-01-2003
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P5_TA(2003)0027
Number of signatories : 320 - 16-01-2003

Written declaration on a Constitution for Europe

21-03-2001 P5_DCL(2001)0003 Lapsed

Details

Daniel COHN-BENDIT , Andrew DUFF , Alain LAMASSOURE , Jo LEINEN , Mihail PAPAYANNAKIS

Date opened : 21-03-2001
Lapse date : 21-06-2001
Number of signatories : 138 - 21-06-2001

Parliamentary questions

11

Linguistic discrimination in EU job vacancy notices

23-05-2003 E-1733/2003 Commission

Transposition of the evacuation directive 89/618/Euratom

14-11-2001 E-3145/2001 Commission

Orphan Drug Directive - marketing authorisation for the treatment of Fabry's Disease

18-07-2001 E-2144/2001 Commission

Plans for the Gigapole shopping centre on the Franco-German border (district of Forbach)

06-07-2001 E-2014/2001 Commission

Discrimination against EU citizens

01-09-2000 E-2788/2000 Commission

Formal investigation concerning planned factory outlet mall in Zweibrücken, Saarland (Germany)

03-07-2000 E-2216/2000 Commission

Declarations (7th parliamentary term)

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties

Contacts

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Postal address

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