Kristian VIGENIN
Kristian VIGENIN

Date of birth : , Sofia

7th parliamentary term Kristian VIGENIN

Political groups

  • 14-07-2009 / 28-05-2013 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member

National parties

  • 14-07-2009 / 28-05-2013 : Coalition for Bulgaria (Bulgaria)


  • 30-09-2009 / 28-05-2013 : Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 29-09-2009 : Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • 16-09-2009 / 28-05-2013 : Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 30-09-2009 / 28-05-2013 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 28-05-2013 : Committee on Foreign Affairs


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 16-09-2009 / 28-05-2013 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 28-05-2013 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety


Contributions to plenary debates

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

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

Proposal for a Council regulation amending 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

07-10-2009 AFET_AD(2009)428127 PE428.127v02-00 AFET
Baroness Sarah LUDFORD

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

02-07-2012 P7_DCL(2012)0023 Lapsed
Date opened : 02-07-2012
Lapse date : 08-11-2012
Number of signatories : 193 - 26-10-2012


Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.