Niki TZAVELA : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 15-02-2010 : Europe of freedom and democracy Group - Vice-Chair

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 24-02-2014 : Popular Orthodox Rally - G. Karatzaferis (Greece)
  • 25-02-2014 / 30-06-2014 : Independent (Greece)

Vice-Chair 

  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 16-09-2009 / 13-03-2012 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 17-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • 14-03-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Israel

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 22-06-2010 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-01-2012 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 16-09-2009 / 12-03-2012 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 16-09-2009 / 13-03-2012 : Delegation for relations with Israel
  • 21-09-2010 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 13-10-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
  • 13-10-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 13-10-2011 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with India
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Development
  • 14-03-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15-01-2013 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Transport and Tourism

Activities 

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

Reports - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for each report in the responsible committee to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 205a

Opinions - as rapporteur 
Committees may draft an opinion to a report of the responsible committee covering the elements linked to their committee remit. Rapporteurs of such opinions are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs of the opinion. Rule 53, Rule 54, Annex V

OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure  
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ITRE 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Partnership Instrument for cooperation with third countries  
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ITRE 
OPINION on the role of Cohesion Policy in the outermost regions of the European Union in the context of EU 2020  
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ITRE 

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 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related products  
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ITRE 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources  
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ITRE 
OPINION on Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe  
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ITRE 

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

Questions to the ECB and concerning the SSM and the SRM 
Members can put questions for written reply to the ECB and questions concerning the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism. Such questions are first submitted to the Chair of the responsible committee.Rule 131, Rule 131a, Annex II

Answers to questions to the ECB and concerning the SSM and the SRM 
Reply to members’ questions to the ECB and questions concerning the Single Supervisory Mechanism and the Single Resolution Mechanism. Rule 131, Rule 131a, Annex II

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 the heroic efforts of the workers and firemen at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant  
- P7_DCL(2011)0023 - Lapsed  
Niki TZAVELA , Jorgo CHATZIMARKAKIS , Edit HERCZOG , Georgios KOUMOUTSAKOS , Fiorello PROVERA  
Date opened : 09-05-2011
Lapse date : 15-09-2011
Number of signatories : 156 - 16-09-2011

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties