Maria ARENA : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Parti Socialiste (Belgium)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on International Trade
  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 18-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on International Trade
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Substitute 

  • 08-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 17-09-2014 / 17-01-2017 : Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China
  • 18-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Main parliamentary 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 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 55

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 post-Arab Spring: way forward for the MENA region  
- FEMM_AD(2019)630494 -  
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FEMM 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union  
- FEMM_AD(2018)623821 -  
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FEMM 
OPINION on transparent and accountable management of natural resources in developing countries: the case of forests  
- INTA_AD(2018)616682 -  
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INTA 

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 the state of the debate on the Future of Europe  
- INTA_AD(2018)627014 -  
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INTA 
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP)  
- EMPL_AD(2018)620734 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on violation of the rights of indigenous peoples in the world, including land grabbing  
- FEMM_AD(2018)616843 -  
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FEMM 

Motions for resolutions 
Motions for resolutions are tabled on topical issues, at the request of a committee, a political group or at least 5% of the Members, and voted on in plenary. Rule 132, Rule 136, Rule 139, Rule 144.

Oral questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union can be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s members. Rule 136

Minor interpellations 
Minor interpellations for written answer, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s Members. Rule 130a, Annex III

Major interpellations 
Major interpellations for written answer with debate, addressed to the European Commission, the Council or the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members. Rule 139, Annex III

Other parliamentary activities 

Written questions 
Members can submit a specific number of questions to the President of the European Council, the Council, the Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union, for written answer. Rule 138, Annex III

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 need for responsible corporate behaviour with regard to investment in developing countries  
- P8_DCL(2016)0133 - Lapsed  
Monika SMOLKOVÁ , Pavel POC , Patricija ŠULIN , Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ , Vladimír MAŇKA , Derek VAUGHAN , Agnes JONGERIUS , Boris ZALA , Monica MACOVEI , Kostas CHRYSOGONOS , Marc TARABELLA , Maria ARENA , Olga SEHNALOVÁ , Jude KIRTON-DARLING , Elly SCHLEIN  
Date opened : 12-12-2016
Lapse date : 12-03-2017
Number of signatories : 103 - 13-03-2017
Written declaration on unpaid and low-quality internships  
- P8_DCL(2016)0031 - Lapsed  
Siôn SIMON , Maria ARENA , Brando BENIFEI , Sylvie GUILLAUME , Edouard MARTIN , Evelyn REGNER , Jutta STEINRUCK , Tamás MESZERICS , Laura AGEA , Tiziana BEGHIN  
Date opened : 11-04-2016
Lapse date : 11-07-2016
Number of signatories : 146 - 12-07-2016
Written declaration on the donation of unsold consumable food to charities  
- P8_DCL(2015)0061 - Closed with majority  
Hugues BAYET , Angélique DELAHAYE , Stanisław OŻÓG , Petr JEŽEK , Younous OMARJEE , Ernest URTASUN , Marco VALLI , Maria ARENA , Marc TARABELLA , Mariya GABRIEL , Patrick LE HYARIC , Eva JOLY , Fabio Massimo CASTALDO , Guillaume BALAS , Antonio LÓPEZ-ISTÚRIZ WHITE , José BLANCO LÓPEZ , Simona BONAFÈ , Biljana BORZAN , Nikos ANDROULAKIS , Virginie ROZIÈRE , Sylvie GUILLAUME , José BOVÉ , Anneliese DODDS , Neena GILL , Victor NEGRESCU , Claudia ȚAPARDEL , Kathleen VAN BREMPT , David CASA , Karima DELLI , Pascal DURAND  
Date opened : 14-10-2015
Lapse date : 14-01-2016
Adopted (date) : 14-01-2016
List of signatories : P8_PV(2016)01-18(ANN01)
Number of signatories : 388 - 15-01-2016

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

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