We thought that we would never need to see this again, at our doorstep. Unlike him, President George Vella congratulated Ms Metsola and gave an audience to the new First Vice President of the European Parliament. Congratulations are in order to MEP Roberta Metsola for being elected unopposed to such a top job as First Vice President of the European Parliament. All calendar items. Three Vice-Presidents, designated by the Conference of Presidents, traditionally have more power than the others; the right to be on the conciliation committee. The new EP Vice-Presidents, coming from six political groups and ten member states, are shown below in the order in which they were elected: Absolute majority of votes cast required to be elected: 331. How to reach us; Visit the EESC; General enquiries; General information. On Wednesday, all 14 European Parliament Vice-Presidents were elected in three rounds of voting for a two-and-a-half year term. From 2009 to 2014, he served as PD's delegation leader in the Parliament. International Women's Day. Absolute majority of votes cast required to be elected: 332. He served as Vice President of the European Parliament (2004–2007). Photo / European Parliament Prime Minister Jacinda was one of a number of high-profile guests, including US Vice President Kamala Harris, to address the European Union Parliament… Mr. McMillan-Scott said, "I strongly believe everyone should have right and freedom to their religious beliefs. Elections to the European Parliament take place every five years by universal adult suffrage, and with more than 400 million people eligible to vote, it is considered the second largest democratic elections in the world. Let me begin by saying that President Joe Biden and I look forward to working with members of this parliament and fortifying the Transatlantic Alliance. Mr President, dear Members of the European Parliament, The conflict in Syria has lasted now ten years. If a third vote is necessary, a simple majority is sufficient to fill the remaining seats ( Rule 17). There are fourteen vice-presidents of the European Parliament who sit in for the president in presiding over the plenary of the European Parliament. Ten years of tragedy for the people of Syria. Displacement, exile, poverty, destruction, torture, enforced disappearances, barrel bombs, chemical weapons. Subscribe to this blog. It is an honor to address this esteemed institution on this important day. Previous Congress Next Summit. The 14 Vice-Presidents are elected in a single ballot by an absolute majority of votes cast. Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola has been elected first vice-president of the European Parliament, the most senior role ever occupied by a Maltese. I understand that citizen empowerment is important to this Parliament. They are also members of the European Parliament Bureau, which lays down rules for Parliament’s smooth functioning. Citizens must also be at the heart of our recovery. [2], There tends to be an agreement dividing up the 14 posts between the groups,[citation needed] and thus they are usually elected without formal opposition. Members of the Presidency: Load more. They are also members of the European Parliament Bureau, which lays down rules for Parliament’s smooth functioning. Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola was elected as First Vice-President of the European Parliament, replacing Mairead McGuinness who became European Commissioner. For the third round, President Sassoli proposed that electronic voting is used and the motion was approved by a show of hands. Role. Vice President of the European Parliament Three vice presidents, designated by the Conference of Presidents, traditionally have more power than the others; the right to be on the conciliation committee. President David Sassy members of the European Parliament. Eleven Vice-Presidents were elected in the first ballot, two in the second and the remaining one by a relative majority in the third. A transnational organisation, it is composed of other political parties. On Wednesday, all 14 European Parliament Vice-Presidents were elected in three rounds of voting for a two-and-a-half year term. EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ASP 12G102 - RUE WIERTZ - B-1047 BRUSSELS TEL. On April 15, 2009, European Parliament Vice-President Mr. Edward McMillan-Scott hosted an international hearing on religious belief in China and the ten-year persecution of Falun Gong. Speech by Vice-President Šefčovič on behalf of President von der Leyen at the European Parliament Plenary debate ahead of the European Council of 25-26 March 2021. Vice President Kamala Harris: President David Sassoli, members of the European Parliament, it is an honor to address this esteemed institution on this important day, International Women’s Day. She was re-elected again in 2014 and 2019. In her speech before the European Parliament on International Women’s Day, an event aimed at … There are fourteen Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament who sit in for the President in presiding over the plenary of the European Parliament. The President may also delegate any duty, task or power to one of the Vice-Presidents. [1], The vice-presidents are elected following the election of the president, which takes place every two and a half years. Until the deadline on Monday, the only MEP to have been nominated for the post was Ms Metsola, who was put forward by her political group, the EPP. If there are fewer than 14 successful candidates, a second vote is held to assign the remaining seats under the same conditions. Vice President of the European Parliament, Nicola Beer voices strong support for Taiwan through online press conference. European Union President David Sassoli, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, US Vice President Kamala Harris and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen honoured women battling against Covid-19. Document register; Library; Legal information . In 2009, Sassoli left his journalistic career to enter politics, becoming a member of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) and running in the 2009 European Parliament election, for the Central Italy district. Related content. Several committees started casting votes using an application called iVote, but it only works on Apple devices such as iPads and iPhones and requires … Vice President of the European Parliament. Eleven Vice-Presidents were elected in the first ballot, two in the second and the remaining one by a relative majority in the third. Vice Presidents are members of the Bureau and chair the plenary when the President is not in the chair. 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Members of the European Parliament have in recent weeks started using a new app to make electronic votes in committee meetings, but one of the institution's vice presidents said the tool stops members from freely casting their votes. Meeting with Klára Dobrev, Vice-President of the European Parliament. The President may also delegate any duty, task or power to one of the Vice-Presidents. The European Parliament plays a pivotal role in the EU decision making process. As a result, she was declared elected by the President on Thursday. As a member of Italy’s center-left Democratic Party, his delegation is the second largest within the Socialists and Democrats group in the European Parliament. Related content. This is indeed what is stipulated in China's Constitution. I appreciate very much the attention that this Parliament is giving to the challenge of foreign interference and disinformation. Fabio Massimo CASTALDO (NI, IT) was elected as 14th Vice-President with 248 votes. The President of the European Parliament (to the extent that these persons are affiliated to the EPP); The Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament; The Honorary President(s); Ten Vice-Presidents; The Treasurer; The Secretary General. Women have had a rough year, and the Vice President knows it. The European People's Party is a European political party with Christian-democratic, conservative, and liberal-conservative member parties. Having been elected and prevented the election of Kaminski, McMillan-Scott was expelled from the ECR and Kaminski gained the group chair.[1]. Vice-Presidents can replace the President when necessary, including to chair plenary sittings. Now let us take some time to applaud Roberta Metsola. European Union President David Sassoli, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, US Vice President Kamala Harris and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen honoured women battling against Covid-19. Dear Vice-President Hautala, Members of the European Parliament, EU Colleagues, partners and friends, It is a pleasure to join you at this critical moment … Transparency. President George Vella also congratulated the VP-elect in a tweet. Unfortunately, these new powers have frightened some nationalist forces who are seeking to weaken the Parliament and as a result, many projects seeking to reform economic governance in the … 02/02/2021. All news. As a former vice president of the Parliament, Sassoli is known to MEPs for chairing plenary sessions in Strasbourg. The lawyer was first elected to the European Parliament in 2013. — George Vella (@presidentmt) November 12, 2020. Following the implementation of the Lisbon Treaty, approximately 90% of EU bills have to be approved by the EU Parliament. The newly elected Vice-Presidents (by absolute majority) are shown below in the order in which they were elected: Votes for the remaining candidates are shown below: The I&D political group withdrew the candidacy of Laura HUHTASAARI (I&D, FI) before the second round of voting. Among its other duties, the Bureau draws up Parliament’s preliminary draft budget and decides on administrative, staff and organisational matters. Vice-Presidents take precedence in the order in which they are elected and, in the event of a tie, by age. Among its other duties the Bureau draws up Parliament’s preliminary draft budget and decides on administrative, staff and organisational matters. Mr Chairman, Monsieur le President, Members of the European Parliament, Thank you for your invitation. Vice-Presidents can replace the President when necessary, including to chair plenary sittings. Appointments and meetings. From day one as Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Democracy and Demography, I have invested all my energy in citizen empowerment and engagement, because this enhances the legitimacy of our institutions. [dubious – discuss] However, in 2009 Edward McMillan-Scott, through the individual support of 40 MEPs, successfully challenged his group's (the European Conservatives and Reformists) formal candidate; Michał Kamiński. +32 2 2845453 - FAX +32 2 2849453 - email: drothbehrendt@europarl.eu.int 1 Dagmar Roth-Behrendt Vice-President of the European Parliament Herbal medicinal products: new Committee & European dimension Meeting on 23 September 2004 at the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) in London Panel Paper The spoken word applies . The President of the European Parliament presides over the debates and activities of the … Nominations are made on the same basis as for the President (Rule 15). Speech 22 March 2021. She will … Calendar. If voted by acclamation, a vote by secret ballot determines the order of precedence. On 7 June, he was elected member of the EP with 412,502 personal preferences, becoming the most-voted candidate in his constituency. Data protection at the EESC; Environmental Statement; Transparency. Related EESC Figures: EESC President Christa Schweng (Mandate 2020-2023) Contact. The Fine Gael MEP was was elected Vice-President of the European Parliament, where she oversaw the parliament’s information policy, press and citizens relations. There are fourteen Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament who sit in for the President in presiding over the plenary of the European Parliament. Vice-Presidents are members of the Bureau and chair the plenary when the President is not in the chair. In a speech that Mr. Edward McMillan-Scott, Vice President of the European Parliament, delivered in a forum held at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand on September the 10th, 2007, he said the organ harvesting from live Falun Gong practitioners is a very serious crime. 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