MEP

Andrey KOVATCHEV

Country: Bulgaria
Address(es):
  • BRU:
    ASP 13E130 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845662
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849662
  • STR:
    LOW T12021 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175662
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179662
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) - EPP Group Bureau
  • Chair - Enlargement and Mediterranean Policy
  • Member - Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria
  • Member - EPP Group Heads of National Delegation
  • Member - Quaestors
  • Member - Parliament's Bureau
  • Member - Foreign Affairs
  • Member - United States
  • Member - Human Rights
  • Substitute - Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Substitute - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Quaestor - European Parliament

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1967.  Sofia. Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), University of Saarland, Germany, 1998. 2007 - Deputy Chairman Foreign Policy and European Affairs Commission, PP GERB. 2004-2009 - Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe, Elsevier BV, Amsterdam. 2002-2004 - Territory Manager for Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Byelorussia, Russia, John Deere International GmbH, Schaffhausen. 1998-2002 - Sales Director for Bulgaria, Tetra Laval Group, Hamburg. 1998 - MEP trainee, EU-Enlargement - adoption of the acquis communautaire and Energy policy, EP Brussels, 1992-1997 - Academic assistant, University of Saarland, Germany.English, German, French, Russian, Spanish. MEP since 2009.

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The map of Balkans under the magnifying glass
18.10.2018 - 09:32

EPP Group supports EU ambitions of Western Balkans

The EPP Group confirmed its support for the EU ambitions of the Western Balkan countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYROM, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia. Politicians from those countries, EPP Group MEPs and the EPP Group Chairman took part in...
Europe Capitals
03.09.2018 - 12:38

EPP Group: Bosnia and Herzegovina must implement reforms

The EPP Group will support the European endeavour of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) but the country must proceed with the reforms it has pledged to carry out - this is the conclusion of an EPP Group fact-finding mission to Sarajevo. Parliamentary...
Bridge of Art states, national theater, Skopje, Macedonia
14.06.2018 - 12:12

Crucial moment now for Skopje

Sandra Kalniete Chair of the EPP Working Group on Foreign Affairs, Andrey Kovatchev, EPP Vice-Chair for Enlargement and Mediterranean Policy and Cristian Dan Preda, EPP Group Coordinator for the Committee on Foreign Affairs made the following...

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Enlargement
09.10.2018 - 12:56

Western Balkans: good progress but still work to be done

"The countries in the Western Balkans are our close partners - geographically, historically and economically. All six have a clear European perspective - our European house will not be complete...
Bridge of Art states, national theater, Skopje, Macedonia
14.06.2018 - 15:02

Crucial moment for Skopje

Sandra Kalniete Chair of the EPP Working Group on Foreign Affairs, Andrey Kovatchev, EPP Vice-Chair for Enlargement and Mediterranean Policy and Cristian Dan Preda, EPP Group Coordinator for the...
Young woman in a train station
05.03.2018 - 11:35

Mariya Gabriel to present roadmap to end roaming in Balkans

The European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel will present a roadmap for lowering roaming charges in the countries of the Western Balkans at an EPP Group Conference hosted...

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