Charles GOERENS : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Parti démocratique (Luxembourg)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Development
  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Development
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Subcommittee on Human Rights

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Budgets
  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Budgets
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Constitutional Affairs
  • 08-02-2018 / 12-12-2018 : Special Committee on the Union’s authorisation procedure for pesticides

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 draft general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2018  
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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 implementation of the GSP Regulation (EU) No 978/2012  
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OPINION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, of the other part  
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OPINION on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of the Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, of the other part  
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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

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

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 140, Rule 141, Annex III

Individual motions for resolutions  
Any Member may table a motion for resolution on a matter falling within the spheres of activity of the EU. Admissible motions are referred to the committee responsible, which shall decide what procedure is to be followed. Rule 143

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 continued European Union support for polio eradication  
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Linda McAVAN , Mairead McGUINNESS , Davor Ivo STIER , Maria HEUBUCH , Enrique GUERRERO SALOM , Charles GOERENS , Louis MICHEL , Nirj DEVA , Elmar BROK , Michael GAHLER  
Date opened : 09-03-2015
Lapse date : 09-06-2015
Adopted (date) : 09-06-2015
List of signatories : P8_PV(2015)06-11(ANN01)
Number of signatories : 404 - 10-06-2015

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

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