Cătălin Sorin IVAN : 8th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 01-07-2014 / 26-09-2018 : Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament - Member
  • 27-09-2018 / 01-07-2019 : Non-attached Members

National parties 

  • 01-07-2014 / 26-09-2018 : Partidul Social Democrat (Romania)
  • 27-09-2018 / 05-01-2019 : Independent (Romania)
  • 06-01-2019 / 01-07-2019 : Partidul Prodemo (Romania)


  • 23-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Budgetary Control


  • 01-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • 14-07-2014 / 01-07-2019 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • 24-06-2016 / 13-03-2017 : Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • 19-01-2017 / 22-01-2017 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 19-01-2017 / 01-07-2019 : Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs


  • 08-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • 08-07-2014 / 18-01-2017 : Committee on Budgetary Control
  • 14-07-2014 / 26-09-2018 : Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee
  • 03-03-2015 / 30-11-2015 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect
  • 02-12-2015 / 02-08-2016 : Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures Similar in Nature or Effect (TAXE 2)
  • 19-01-2017 / 26-09-2018 : Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • 14-03-2018 / 26-09-2018 : Special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance

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 Council regulation on the establishment of the European Monetary Fund  
- CONT_AD(2018)625495 -  

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 situation in Hungary (pursuant to the European Parliament resolution of 17 May 2017)  
- CONT_AD(2018)615392 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for screening of foreign direct investments into the European Union  
- ECON_AD(2018)615441 -  
OPINION on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mutual recognition of freezing and confiscation orders  
- ECON_AD(2017)608163 -  

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

Conclusion of the EU-Albania status agreement on actions carried out by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency in Albania (A8-0463/2018 - Bodil Valero)  

I voted in favour because this status agreement will ensure a clear vision on transparency, public scrutiny and democratic oversight of such cooperation. The agreement will ensure the detailed structure of cooperation with third countries on the management of the EUʼs external borders.

Autonomous driving in European transport (A8-0425/2018 - Wim van de Camp)  

I vote in favour, because nowadays the technology evolves with indescribable speed. We need to focus and to support the development of key technologies and infrastructure related to autonomous driving on roads.

Use of vehicles hired without drivers for the carriage of goods by road (A8-0193/2018 - Cláudia Monteiro de Aguiar)  

. ‒ I support the Commissions legislative package ‘Europe on the Move’, in order to promote fair conditions for competition and fair competition for EU rental and leasing companies. In addition, Member states should not restrict the use of a vehicle engaged by an undertaking established in the territory of another Member states, provided that the vehicle complies with the standards and requirements imposed by them.

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 children left behind in the countries of origin of parents who work abroad  
- P8_DCL(2016)0086 - Lapsed  
Victor NEGRESCU , Viorica DĂNCILĂ , Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Daciana Octavia SÂRBU , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , Filiz HYUSMENOVA , Norica NICOLAI , Sergei STANISHEV , Patricija ŠULIN , Inés AYALA SENDER  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 59 - 13-12-2016
Written declaration on accessibility of housing for vulnerable communities  
- P8_DCL(2016)0074 - Lapsed  
Damian DRĂGHICI , Norica NICOLAI , Daciana Octavia SÂRBU , Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN , Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Benedek JÁVOR , Ilhan KYUCHYUK , Stefan ECK , Terry REINTKE , Nedzhmi ALI , Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ , Mircea DIACONU , Marc TARABELLA , Filiz HYUSMENOVA , Nicola CAPUTO  
Date opened : 12-09-2016
Lapse date : 12-12-2016
Number of signatories : 91 - 13-12-2016
Written declaration on the differences in declarations, composition and taste of products in Eastern and Western markets of the EU  
- P8_DCL(2016)0053 - Lapsed  
Dubravka ŠUICA , Zigmantas BALČYTIS , Zoltán BALCZÓ , Franc BOGOVIČ , Biljana BORZAN , Daniel BUDA , Nicola CAPUTO , Pál CSÁKY , Andor DELI , Georgios EPITIDEIOS , Norbert ERDŐS , Tanja FAJON , Anna FOTYGA , Doru-Claudian FRUNZULICĂ , Elena GENTILE , György HÖLVÉNYI , Cătălin Sorin IVAN , Ivan JAKOVČIĆ , Artis PABRIKS , Emilian PAVEL , Alojz PETERLE , Marijana PETIR , Georgi PIRINSKI , Julia PITERA , Jozo RADOŠ , Liliana RODRIGUES , Dariusz ROSATI , Jacek SARYUSZ-WOLSKI , Branislav ŠKRIPEK , Monika SMOLKOVÁ , Csaba SÓGOR , Michaela ŠOJDROVÁ , Renate SOMMER , Ivan ŠTEFANEC , Davor Ivo STIER , Patricija ŠULIN , Pavel SVOBODA , Jana ŽITŇANSKÁ , Miroslav MIKOLÁŠIK , Marian-Jean MARINESCU , Andrejs MAMIKINS , Ivana MALETIĆ , Eduard KUKAN , Kateřina KONEČNÁ , Krišjānis KARIŅŠ , Olga SEHNALOVÁ , Milan ZVER , Tomáš ZDECHOVSKÝ , Iuliu WINKLER , Ivo VAJGL , Inese VAIDERE , Traian UNGUREANU , Adam SZEJNFELD , Tibor SZANYI , Eleftherios SYNADINOS , Ruža TOMAŠIĆ , Merja KYLLÖNEN , Czesław Adam SIEKIERSKI , Monica MACOVEI  
Date opened : 09-05-2016
Lapse date : 09-08-2016
Number of signatories : 141 - 28-07-2016


Declaration of financial interests 

Declarations of participation by Members in events organised by third parties