Andrey KOVATCHEV : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 24-08-2009 / 15-09-2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 24-08-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (Bulgaria)

Vice-Chair 

  • 23-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs

Member 

  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 17-09-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 17-09-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • 19-01-2012 / 22-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Subcommittee on Security and Defence

Substitute 

  • 15-09-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Regional Development

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 204 and 171(11)

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 215

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 56, Rule 57, Annex VI

OPINION on the draft Council regulation laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020  
- REGI_AD(2013)519472 -  
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REGI 
OPINION on the proposal for a Council regulation laying down the multiannual financial framework for the years 2014-2020  
- REGI_AD(2012)492590 -  
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REGI 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement  
- AFET_AD(2011)474076 -  
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AFET 

Opinions - as shadow rapporteur 
Political groups designate a shadow rapporteur for an opinion to follow progress and negotiate compromise texts with the rapporteur. Rule 215

OPINION on an EU Strategy for the Black Sea  
- REGI_AD(2010)450846 -  
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REGI 
OPINION Proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1334/2000 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports of dual-use items and technology  
- AFET_AD(2010)441312 -  
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AFET 
OPINION on developing the job potential of a new sustainable economy  
- REGI_AD(2010)440127 -  
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REGI 

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 143

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 the protection of dolphins in the Black Sea  
- P7_DCL(2012)0023 - Lapsed  
Elena BĂSESCU , Chris DAVIES , Andrey KOVATCHEV , Isabella LÖVIN , Kristian VIGENIN  
Date opened : 02-07-2012
Lapse date : 08-11-2012
Number of signatories : 193 - 26-10-2012

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties 

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