Cătălin Ivan

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Cătălin Ivan

Member of the European Parliament
for Romania
Assumed office
8 June 2009
Serving with 32 others
Personal details
Born (1978-12-23) 23 December 1978 (age 40)
Galaţi, Romania
NationalityFlag of Romania.svgRomanian
Political partySocial Democratic Party (Romania)

Cătălin Sorin Ivan (born 23 December 1978) is a Romanian politician, who since the 2009 election has been a Member of the European Parliament for Romania, representing the Social Democratic Party. Until 2015 he was the Leader of the Romanian delegation to the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament.[1]

Parliamentary Activities[edit]

He is the Vice-Chair of Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community and also a member of the following committees of the European Parliament:

  • Committee on Budgetary Control
  • Committee on Culture and Education
  • Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly

Other work[edit]

In 2013, he wrote a letter to the British tabloid newspaper the Daily Express attacking the paper's campaign against Romanian and Bulgarian immigration to the UK.[2] He expressed outrage over the negative image being promoted by the Express.