Christa PRETS : 6th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Socialist Group in the European Parliament - Member

National parties 

  • 20-07-2004 / 13-07-2009 : Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs (Austria)

Vice-Chair 

  • 20-09-2004 / 13-03-2007 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 14-03-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with Iran

Member 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 15-09-2004 / 19-09-2004 : Delegation for relations with Iran
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Culture and Education
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Substitute 

  • 21-07-2004 / 14-01-2007 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 15-09-2004 / 31-12-2006 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 15-01-2007 / 30-01-2007 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 31-01-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 12-04-2007 / 13-07-2009 : Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries

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 Efficiency and equity in European education and training systems  
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OPINION Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Putting knowledge into practice: A broad-based innovation strategy for the EU  
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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 devoting more attention to youth empowerment in EU policies  
- P6_DCL(2008)0033 - Adopted  
Marie PANAYOTOPOULOS-CASSIOTOU , Marie-Hélène DESCAMPS , Ramona Nicole MĂNESCU , Christa PRETS , Bart STAES  
Date opened : 21-04-2008
Lapse date : 24-07-2008
Adopted (date) : 02-09-2008
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P6_TA(2008)0390
Number of signatories : 433 - 10-07-2008
Written declaration on protection of sources of information  
- P6_DCL(2007)0053 - Lapsed  
Christa PRETS , Gyula HEGYI , Ivo BELET , Helga TRÜPEL  
Date opened : 21-05-2007
Lapse date : 27-09-2007
Number of signatories : 88 - 27-09-2007
Written declaration on combating the trafficking and prostitution of children at EU internal borders between old and new Member States  
- P6_DCL(2006)0079 - Lapsed  
Milan HORÁČEK , Simon COVENEY , Christa PRETS  
Date opened : 23-10-2006
Lapse date : 01-02-2007
Number of signatories : 160 - 01-02-2007

Attendance list 
This attendance record is an extract from the Minutes of plenary sittings of the 6th parliamentary term. The information therein is supplied for information purposes only and covers the Member's term of office in the European Parliament. It is raw data and does not include corrections for justified absence because of illness, maternal/paternal leave, authorised parliamentary delegation business etc.