Sofia RIBEIRO : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - Member

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Partido Social Democrata (Portugal)

Member 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with the United States
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

Substitute 

  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation for relations with Canada
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

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 proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Programme for single market, competitiveness of enterprises, including small and medium-sized enterprises, and European statistics and repealing Regulations (EU) No 99/2013, (EU) No 1287/2013, (EU) No 254/2014, (EU) No 258/2014, (EU) No 652/2014 and (EU) 2017/826  
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OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2008/106/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers and repealing Directive 2005/45/EC  
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OPINION on the implementation of Directive 2009/128/EC on the sustainable use of pesticides  
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AGRI 

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 report on the EU Youth Strategy  
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OPINION on the economic policies of the euro area  
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OPINION on promoting cohesion and development in the outermost regions of the EU: implementation of Article 349 TFEU  
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AGRI 

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 explanations of vote 
Members can submit a written explanation of their vote in plenary. Rule 194

Copyright in the Digital Single Market (A8-0245/2018 - Axel Voss) PT  
 

Tendo em consideração o exposto, o Parlamento Europeu aprova em primeira leitura e pede que a Comissão avise o Parlamento Europeu caso execute mudanças substanciais ao texto.
Fui de acordo com o proposto, votando de forma positiva.

European citizens’ initiative (A8-0226/2018 - György Schöpflin) PT  
 

Tendo em conta o exposto, o Parlamento Europeu aprova em primeira leitura e pede que a Comissão mande nova proposta ao Parlamento, caso execute mudanças substanciais ao texto.
Manifestei a minha concordância com o proposto, votando favoravelmente.

Launch of automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Croatia (A8-0225/2018 - Jaromír Štětina) PT  
 

Tendo em conta o exposto, o Parlamento Europeu aprova o projeto do Conselho, solicita-lhe que o informe caso não concorde com o texto aprovado pelo Parlamento e solicita nova consulta, caso o Conselho queira alterar o texto. Manifestei a minha concordância com o proposto, votando favoravelmente.

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 access to employment for those affected by neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions  
- P8_DCL(2016)0112 - Lapsed  
Marian HARKIN , Jeroen LENAERS , Daciana Octavia SÂRBU , Jean LAMBERT , Ivo VAJGL , Dame Glenis WILLMOTT , Biljana BORZAN , Jana ŽITŇANSKÁ , José BLANCO LÓPEZ , Eva KAILI , Jutta STEINRUCK , Elena GENTILE , Heinz K. BECKER , Brian HAYES , Roberta METSOLA , Miroslav MIKOLÁŠIK , Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN , Sofia RIBEIRO , Bogdan Brunon WENTA , Cristian-Silviu BUŞOI , Karin KADENBACH , Merja KYLLÖNEN  
Date opened : 24-10-2016
Lapse date : 24-01-2017
Number of signatories : 179 - 25-01-2017
Written declaration on the need for a special investment plan for subregions with high unemployment levels  
- P8_DCL(2016)0079 - Lapsed  
Sergio GUTIÉRREZ PRIETO , Sofia RIBEIRO , Marian HARKIN , Siôn SIMON , Georgi PIRINSKI , Ildikó GÁLL-PELCZ , Laura AGEA , José BLANCO LÓPEZ , Simona BONAFÈ , Dan NICA , Stanislav POLČÁK  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 155 - 13-12-2016
Written declaration on the urgent need to raise intervention prices in order to stem the crisis in the dairy sector  
- P8_DCL(2016)0069 - Lapsed  
José BLANCO LÓPEZ , Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ , Paolo DE CASTRO , Isabelle THOMAS , Clara AGUILERA , Esther HERRANZ GARCÍA , Francisco José MILLÁN MON , Izaskun BILBAO BARANDICA , Maite PAGAZAURTUNDÚA , Stanislav POLČÁK , Daniel BUDA , Jonás FERNÁNDEZ , Eider GARDIAZABAL RUBIAL , Sergio GUTIÉRREZ PRIETO , Ricardo SERRÃO SANTOS , Fernando RUAS , Carlos COELHO , Cláudia MONTEIRO DE AGUIAR , Nuno MELO , Sofia RIBEIRO , José Manuel FERNANDES , Jordi Vicent SEBASTIA TALAVERA , Estefanía TORRES MARTÍNEZ , Eric ANDRIEU , Agustín DÍAZ DE MERA GARCÍA CONSUEGRA , Gabriel MATO , Pablo ZALBA BIDEGAIN  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 58 - 13-12-2016

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties