Riikka PAKARINEN : 7th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 14-07-2009 / 19-07-2009 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member
  • 20-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 14-07-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Suomen Keskusta (Finland)

Member 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Regional Development
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Regional Development

Substitute 

  • 16-07-2009 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on Budgets
  • 16-09-2009 / 30-06-2014 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • 17-06-2010 / 30-06-2011 : Special committee on the policy challenges and budgetary resources for a sustainable European Union after 2013
  • 22-11-2010 / 18-01-2012 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 19-01-2012 / 04-11-2012 : Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • 19-01-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • 05-11-2012 / 30-06-2014 : Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Activities 

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 directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources  
- REGI_AD(2013)508069 -  
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REGI 
OPINION Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe  
- REGI_AD(2013)506150 -  
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REGI 
OPINION on current challenges and opportunities for renewable energy on the European internal energy market  
- REGI_AD(2013)502098 -  
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REGI 

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 proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund covered by the Common Strategic Framework and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006  
- EMPL_AD(2013)486190 -  
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EMPL 
OPINION on current challenges and opportunities for renewable energy on the European internal energy market  
- AGRI_AD(2013)502097 -  
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AGRI 
OPINION on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the award of Concession Contracts  
- EMPL_AD(2012)486119 -  
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EMPL 

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 tackling multiple sclerosis in Europe  
- P7_DCL(2012)0020 - Adopted  
Petru Constantin LUHAN , Vilija BLINKEVIČIŪTĖ , Ádám KÓSA , Riikka PAKARINEN , Marisa MATIAS  
Date opened : 09-05-2012
Lapse date : 13-09-2012
Adopted (date) : 13-09-2012
Text adopted (with the list of signatories) : P7_TA(2012)0357
Number of signatories : 408 - 13-09-2012

Declarations 

Declaration of financial interests