Cristian Dan PREDA

Country: Romania
  • BRU:
    ASP 07F349 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845261
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849261
  • STR:
    LOW T11031 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175261
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179261
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - Human Rights
  • Coordinator - Foreign Affairs
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Foreign Affairs
  • Member - Development
  • Member - South Asia
  • Member - Independent
  • Member - Petitions
  • Substitute - Constitutional Affairs
  • Substitute - ACP
  • Substitute - Maghreb
  • Substitute - Union for the Mediterranean

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1966. PHD in Political Studies, EHESS Paris, 1998.

MA in History of Philosophy, Paris University Pantheon Sorbonne, 1991.

BA in Philosophy, University of Bucharest.

Professor of Political Science with the University of Bucharest (1992 - present).

Personal representative for Francophony of the President of Romania (2005 – present).

Advisor to the President of Romania (1999 – 2000 and 2007-2009)

Deputy Minister for Francophony within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005 – 2007)

Knight of the Order of the Star of Romania (2009)

Knight of the Legion of Honour (France, 2009)

Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown (Belgium, 2009)

Officer of the Léopold Order (Belgium, 2008)

MEP since 2009.


In Progress

16.10.2017 - 17:00
08.09.2017 - 11:15
01.08.2017 - 15:00
REPORT on the activities of the Committee on Petitions 2016
12.05.2017 - 11:15
12.05.2017 - 11:00



Statue of justice
12.12.2017 - 13:07

Upholding the independence of judiciary in Iran

Urgent appeal to uphold the independence of judiciary To the President of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Hassan Rouhani To the Minister of Justice of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr Seyyed Alireza Avaei Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of...
30.06.2016 - 12:25

An urgent appeal to the Vice-President of the Iranian Parliament Ali Motahari

On the basis of the information we had the opportunity to gather, it is our opinion that Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri (born 1956) is not a political leader or engaged in opposition activities. He has legally founded a psychological institute which...


Press releases

Moldova / EU
24.01.2018 - 14:21

PPE se delimitează de vizita a cinci deputați la Orhei

Declarație de presă a coordonatorului grupului Partidului Popular European în Parlamentul European pentru afaceri externe, Cristian Preda MEP (RO) „Vizita la Orhei a deputaților...
Plenary vote
29.11.2017 - 19:30

Boycotts of Israel should be clearly rejected

Following a cross-party initiative led by Cristian Preda (EPP, RO), Ioan Mircea Pașcu (S&D), Arne Gericke (ECR, DE) and Petras Austrevicius (ALDE), 60 members of the European Parliament have sent...
Moldova / EU
03.10.2017 - 15:27

Moldova: EU assistance should be frozen

“We call for the EU financial help for Moldova to be frozen until the impact of the legislative changes in the Moldovan electoral law has been thoroughly assessed and we support that any...