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Declaration of interests (2018)

Pursuant to paragraph 18 of the Code of conduct for members of the Parliament Assembly

I, the undersigned, on my honour and in full knowledge of the Code of conduct for members of the Parliamentary Assembly, hereby declare:

Mr Pieter OMTZIGT

Substitute
Member of the House of Representatives
Omtzigt

House of Representatives - Tweede Kamer der Staten Generaal
NL - 2500 EA - The Hague
Netherlands

Photo member
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Remunerated professional activities, offices and positions, in the public or private sector, regular or occasional, whether as an employee, liberal professional or as a self-employed person, exercised or held alongside the exercise of the parliamentary mandate and during the two calendar years preceding the current year of office in the PACE.

Professionnal activity, office, position Frequency Amount of income
A1 Member of Parliament in the Netherlands (Tweede Kamer), June 2003 - June 2010 and October 2010-now (amount of income is current annual income of MP) Permanent 109000 EUR
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Activities, employment positions and offices in corporations, institutions or enterprises, public or private, domestic or foreign, as a director, manager, senior executive, shareholder, including notably on boards of directors, administrative boards or supervisory boards, exercised or held alongside the exercise of the parliamentary mandate and during the two calendar years preceding the current year of office in the PACE.

Activity, employment position, office Frequency Amount of income
B1 I used to write columns on a regular basis in two online magazines. Their names: jalta.nl and scienceguide.nl. I was never paid for the columns and occasionally publish elsewhere (always without renumeration) Occasional 0 EUR
C

Participation, whether remunerated or unremunerated, as a member of a management or advisory body (management, supervisory, advisory or administrative board) of institutions or non-commercial enterprises such as NGOs, associations, charities, foundations, clubs, public or private, domestic or foreign, exercised alongside the exercise of the parliamentary mandate and during the two calendar years preceding the current year of office in the PACE.

Name of the institution or enterprise, and position held Amount of income (if remunerated) Expenses covered
C1 Committee of Recommendation of the Utrecht Byzantine Choir (no formal work/meetings) 0 EUR 0 EUR
C2 Committee of Recommendation of the FAON 24 April committee, which strives for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide (no formal meetings etc) 0 EUR 0 EUR
D

Occasional activities, mandates, missions and positions, whether remunerated or unremunerated, as consultant, advisor, expert, lobbyist, lecturer, etc performed alongside the exercise of the parliamentary mandate and during the two calendar years preceding the current year of office in the PACE, including abroad.

Activity, mandate, mission, position Start date End date Amount of income (if remunerated)
D1 I occasionally supervise students. In the last three years I have co-supervised three students at the University of Twente (all on the Brexit) 01/01/2016 31/12/2017 0 EUR
E

Membership of friendship groups or interparliamentary relations groups.

Friendship groups and position held (chair, vice-chair or member)
E1 Chair of the German-Dutch group in the Dutch parliament (since 2017)
E2
F

Support, whether financial or in terms of staff or material, donations, including sponsorships and money gifts granted by third parties (additional to that provided by the national parliament and the national political party), accepted during the previous calendar year.

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Gifts, of a value in excess of 200 €, and other benefits and hospitality (such as meals, travel, transportation, accommodation, sporting or cultural events, etc.), offered by a legal or natural person, including when they are bestowed abroad, accepted during the previous calendar year.

Type and description, date Donor's identity (name, function and address/country)
G1 As a Member of the Finance Committee and the European Affairs Committee I regularly take part in parliamentary conferences such as article 13 and COSAC conferences European Union and/or acting chair nation of the European Union
H

Trips and visits abroad and sponsored travels, where the travel, accommodation or subsistence expenses were covered in full or in part by a third party, whether a legal or natural person (other than your national parliament, your national government, or the Parliamentary Assembly), either by public or private funds, during the previous calendar year.

Type and description of the expenses covered, date and place Donor's identity (name, function and address/country)
H1 The Danish parliament invited me to give a presentation in Copenhagen on our transparency initiative in the EU The Danish parliament paid for a return flight Amsterdam - Copenhagen - on the same day
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Miscellaneous – any other relevant interests which do not fall into the other categories mentioned which might influence the performance of my duties in the Parliamentary Assembly, in particular as rapporteur or member of an election observation mission.

I1 I am one of the three Brexit rapporteurs of the Dutch lower house (which leads to frequent exchanges with UK parliament and other parliaments)
J

Declaration of any relevant economic, commercial, financial or other interests, whether professional or personal, of the spouse and other family members, as well as paid or voluntary staff, which might influence the performance of my duties in the Parliamentary Assembly, in particular as rapporteur or member of an election observation mission.

J1 My wife is a member of the City Council of Enschede
J2 My brother Dirk Jan Omtzigt, works for UNOCHA Regional Office for Southern and Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
K

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