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MEP Bronis ROPĖ

Lithuania
Start of mandate:
02.07.2019
Last name:
ROPĖ
First name:
Bronis
Born:
14.04.1955, Ignalina
Group:
Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance
Party:
Lietuvos valstiečių ir žaliųjų sąjunga
Committees:
Delegations:
Date Name of document MEP's vote Policy area MEP's vote
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Parliamentary activities

Participation in roll-call votes:
98.81%
 
 
1906 out of 1929 votes
Ranking: 190th
Loyalty to political group:
96.59%
1841 out of 1906 votes
Ranking: 253rd
Loyalty to national party:
100.00%
1906 out of 1906 votes
Ranking: 1st

Curriculum vitae

  • Education

  • 1979 - Production technology engineer at the Kuro aparatūra factory, Vilnius (work on assignment)
  • 1980 - Engineer and technologist at the Kuro aparatūra repair works, Dūkštas (Ignalina district)
  • 1985-1990 - Chief engineer at the Kuro aparatūra repair works, Dūkštas
  • Professional career

  • 1962-1966 - Alėjūnai Primary School
  • 1966-1970 - Dūkštas Secondary School
  • 1970-1974 - Vilnius College of Electromechanics, specialising in automation and telemechanics
  • 1974-1979 - Kaunas Polytechnic Institute (KPI), Faculty of Mechanics, specialising in mechanical engineering
  • Political career

  • Offices held in a political party or national trade union
  • 2005 - Joined the Lithuanian Peasant People's Union (since 2012 the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS))
  • 2005-2009 - Vice-Chair of the LVŽS party
  • 2009-... - First Vice-Chair of the LVŽS and Chair of the party Bureau
  • 2014 - Candidate of the Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union in the Lithuanian presidential election
  • Offices held in local government bodies
  • 1990 - Appointed deputy governor of Ignalina district and head of the Economic and Financial Department
  • 1995-2014 - Member of Ignalina District Council (1995-1997, 1997-2000, 2000-2003, 2003-2007, 2007-2011, 2011-2014)
  • 1992-1995 - Governor of Ignalina district
  • 1995-1997 - Mayor of Ignalina district
  • 1997-2014 - Mayor of the municipality of Ignalina (elected in 1997, 2000, 2003, 2007, and 2011)
  • 1997-2014 - Association of Local Authorities in Lithuania: Vice-President (1997-2000), President (2000-2003), Vice-President (from 2003), member of the Board (from 2007), Vice-President (2011-2014)
  • Offices held in the EU institutions
  • 2014-... - Elected to the European Parliament
  • Offices held in other international organisations
  • 1997-2014 - Secretary of the Lithuanian delegation to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
  • Other activities

  • 2001 - Elected president of the Lithuanian basketball League A (LKAL)
  • 2002 - Appointed to chair the Ignalina nuclear power plant's Regional Development Board
  • Honours

  • - Elected Utena County's 'Man of the Year' (2001)
  • - Elected Ignalina district's 'European of the Year' (2003)
  • - Awarded the Lithuanian NATO Accession Commemorative Medal (2003)
  • - Awarded the Cross of Knight of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas (2004)
  • - Made a 'Knight of the Golden Staff' (Auksinės krivūlės riteris) by the Association of Local Authorities in Lithuania (2005)
  • - Awarded the Star of the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (2006)
  • - Awarded the Utena County Governor's Medal of Honour (2010)
  • - Elected Lithuania's best mayor for the year 2010 (2011)