Declaration of interests

Pursuant to paragraph 17 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

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Mr LINK, Michael

Germany

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A

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, including the parliamentary mandate and local elective offices, exercised or held at present and during the last two calendar years.

Professionnal activity, office, position Frequency Amount of income
A1 Director ODIHR/OSCE, Warsaw (until 30-06-17) Permanent 190000 EUR
A2 Member of Parliament, Deutscher Bundestag (beginning Nov 2017) Permanent 19000 EUR
A3 Member of Parliament, Deutscher Bundestag, JAN - DEC 2018 Permanent 115932 EUR
A4 Member of Parliament, Deutscher Bundestag, Jan-Dec 2019 Permanent 118855 EUR
A5 Member of Parliament, Deutscher Bundestag, Jan-Dec 2020 Permanent 120670 EUR
B

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 at present and during the last two calendar years.

Activity, employment position, office Frequency Amount of income
B1 Gemeinderat/Municipal Council, City of Heilbronn, unremunerated Permanent
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 or held at present and during the last two calendar years.

Name of the institution or enterprise, and position held Amount of income (if remunerated) Expenses covered
C1 Deutsch-Französisches Institut DFI, Ludwigsburg, Member of the Board
C2 Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung FNF, Potsdam, Member of the Board (from September 2018)
C3 Reinhold-Maier-Stiftung RMS, Stuttgart, Member of the Supervisory Board
C4 Bundesstiftung Bundespräsident-Theodor-Heuss-Haus, Stuttgart (from August 2018), Deputy Member of the Board
C5 Theodor-Heuss-Freundeskreis Baden-Württemberg, Heilbronn, Chair
C6 Deutsche Parlamentarische Gesellschaft DPG, Berlin, Vice-President (beginning March 2018)
C7 Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung, Potsdam, Member of the Supervisory Board, until March 2018)
C8 Walther Rathenau Institut, Stiftung für Internationale Politik, Board Member
C9 Kuratorium des Instituts für Europäische Politik, Member
C10 Gesellschaft für Südosteuropakunde e.V., München, Vice-President (from March 2020)
D

Occasional activities, mandates, missions and positions, whether remunerated or unremunerated, as consultant, advisor, expert, lobbyist, lecturer, etc. performed at present and during the last two calendar years, including abroad.

E

Membership of friendship groups or interparliamentary relations groups.

Friendship groups and position held (chair, vice-chair or member)
E1 OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Vice-Chair of the General Committee on Human Rights and Democracy
E2 German-Russian Parliamentary Friendship Group Deutscher Bundestag, Vice-Chair
E3 German-French Parliamentary Friendship Group Deutscher Bundestag, Member
E4 Germany-Switzerland, Parliamentary Friendship Group, Member
E5 German-French Parliamentary Assembly, Board Member
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.

G

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.

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 Washington D.C./USA, February 2020, flight and hotel FNF Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung, Potsdam, Germany
H2 Washington D.C./USA, November 2020, flight and hotel, Head of OSCE International Electoral Observation Mission OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin/Germany
I

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.

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 (Those persons named in this section acknowledge that they have been informed and give their consent).

K

Comments or explanatory statement in connection with this declaration.