Jean-Paul BESSET
Jean-Paul BESSET

Date of birth : , Chamalières

7th parliamentary term Jean-Paul BESSET

Political groups

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance - Member

National parties

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Europe Écologie (France)


  • 14-09-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries
  • 19-01-2012 / 01-07-2012 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 02-07-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs


  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Fisheries
  • 19-01-2012 / 26-06-2012 : Committee on Transport and Tourism
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Fisheries


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 constitutional problems of a multitier governance in the European Union

30-10-2013 ECON_AD(2013)504128 PE504.128v03-00 ECON

OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon 2020 - The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)

20-09-2012 PECH_AD(2012)492588 PE492.588v02-00 PECH

OPINION on the review of the 6th Environment Action Programme and the setting of priorities for the 7th Environment Action Programme

28-02-2012 REGI_AD(2012)480527 PE480.527v02-00 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 support for strengthening the European Union ban on shark finning

20-09-2010 P7_DCL(2010)0071 Adopted
Jean-Paul BESSET Chris DAVIES Daciana Octavia SÂRBU Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN
Date opened : 20-09-2010
Lapse date : 20-12-2010
Adopted (date) : 16-12-2010
List of signatories : P7_PV(2010)12-16(ANN-1)
Number of signatories : 423 - 16-12-2010


Original signed/dated declaration archived by the European Parliament.