Richard Seeber

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Richard Seeber, MEP

Richard Seeber (born 15 January 1962, Innsbruck) is an MEP (2004- ) from the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) - Ursula Stenzel List.[1]


Contents

Affiliations

Parliamentary Affiliations

Member:
20.07.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats
21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
21.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Petitions
15.09.2004 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Petitions
31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Petitions
31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
14.07.2009 / 23.07.2009 : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
16.07.2009 / ... : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
24.07.2009 / ... : Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats)
16.09.2009 / ... : Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America
16.09.2009 / ... : Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
Substitute:
22.07.2004 / 14.01.2007 : Committee on Regional Development
15.09.2004 / 01.05.2005 : Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
02.05.2005 / 13.07.2009 : Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
15.01.2007 / 30.01.2007 : Committee on Regional Development
31.01.2007 / 13.07.2009 : Committee on Regional Development
16.07.2009 / ... : Committee on Regional Development
16.09.2009 / ... : Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee[2]

Record and Controversies

Water activity

As a member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Richard Seeber was the Rapporteur of a report 'On addressing the challenge of water scarcity and droughts in the European Union'. This report was a response to the 2007 European Commission report 'Addressing the challenge of Water Scarcity and Droughts in the European Union'.

Mr Seeber is listed as one of the main actors in founding the water think tank, the European Water Partnership.

Richard Seeber also helped develop, alongside others like the European Water Partnership, the European Water Vision.

On November 5th 2008 he was a keynote speaker at the Friends of Europe event 'Saving Europe's Water: Its Place in the EU's Green Strategy'.

Richard Seeber, alongside Spanish MEP Cristina Gutiérrez-Cortines, is involved in the informal Issue Group on water within the European Parliament. This is known as the Dolphin Group. This initiative was announced On June, 7th, 2007 at a European Policy Summit titled "Water Security - does Europe have a Strategy?", organised by the European Water Partnership and Friends of Europe.

Declaration of Financial Interests

  • Nothing to declare.[3]

Record of Parliamentary Votes

Election Campaign.jpg

Election Campaign 2009

Richard Seeber has not pledged to any of the four issues presented by the Election Campaign.[4]


Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae

  • Dr. jur. Innsbruck University (1984).
  • Studied economics, Mag. rer. soc. oec. Innsbruck University (1988).
  • Barrister and solicitor (1987-1990).
  • Tyrol Chamber of Commerce (1991-1995).
  • Director, Tyrol EU Office, Brussels (1995-2004).

Contact

Address:
Parlement européen
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
08F163
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel
Phone:
+32 (0)2 28 45468
Fax
+32 (0)2 28 49468
Email:
richard.seeber AT europarl.europa.eu
Website:
http://www.richard-seeber.at
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Resources

Notes

  1. European Parliament, MEP Directory: Richard Seeber, accessed 05 December 2010.
  2. European Parliament, MEP Directory: Richard Seeber, accessed 05 December 2010.
  3. European Parliament, Erklärung der finanziellen Interessen der Mitglieder: Richard Seeber, 18 February 2009, accessed 27 April 2009.
  4. Election Campaign, Richard Seeber, accessed 05 June 2009.
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