Date of birth : , Targovishte

7th parliamentary term Metin KAZAK

Political groups

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Movement for Rights and Freedoms (Bulgaria)


  • 20-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 25-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Subcommittee on Human Rights


  • 16-07-2009 / 19-07-2009 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on International Trade
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 24-01-2012 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on International Trade


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Arab Peninsula
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Foreign Affairs


Contributions to plenary debates

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

Situation in Iraq (debate)

26-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-26(3-825-000)

Syrian refugees arriving at the Bulgarian borders (debate) BG

05-02-2014 P7_CRE-REV(2014)02-05(3-694-000)

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 an Action Plan for a competitive and sustainable steel industry in Europe

28-11-2013 INTA_AD(2013)521775 PE521.775v02-00 INTA

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

18-06-2013 INTA_AD(2013)510734 PE510.734v03-00 INTA

EU Strategy for the Black Sea

09-11-2010 INTA_AD(2010)448814 PE448.814v02-00 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 situation and future perspectives of the European fishing sector in the context of the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Thailand

18-12-2013 INTA_AD(2013)521662 PE521.662v02-00 INTA
Jarosław WAŁĘSA

OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Union and the Swiss Confederation concerning cooperation on the application of their competition laws

17-12-2013 INTA_AD(2013)521671 PE521.671v02-00 INTA

OPINION on general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2014 – all sections

06-09-2013 INTA_AD(2013)514779 PE514.779v02-00 INTA

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


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