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Monday, 15 December 2014 - Strasbourg
1.Resumption of the session
 2.Statement by the President
 3.Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting
 4.Composition of Parliament
 5.Request for the waiver of parliamentary immunity
 6.Urgent action to assert immunity
 7.Composition of committees and delegations
 8.Delegated acts (Rule 105(6))
 9.Corrigendum (Rule 231)
 10.Action taken on Parliament's resolutions
 11.Questions for oral answer (submission)
 12.Petitions
 13.Documents received
 14.Order of business
 15.Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) *** (debate)
 16.Implementation of the Fuel Quality Directive (debate)
 17.Assessment of good repute of transport operators (debate)
 18.Implementation of the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) (debate)
 19.One-minute speeches on matters of political importance
 20.Agenda of the next sitting
 21.Closure of the sitting
 ATTENDANCE REGISTER


IN THE CHAIR: Martin SCHULZ
President

1. Resumption of the session

The sitting opened at 17.00.


2. Statement by the President

The President made a statement on the mass arrests of journalists the previous day in Turkey, which were incompatible with freedom of the press.


3. Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

The minutes of the previous sitting were approved.


4. Composition of Parliament

Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck had given notice in writing of her resignation as Member of Parliament, with effect from 1 January 2015.

Pursuant to Rule 4(3), Parliament established the vacancy of the seat with effect from that date and informed the national authority.

The President paid tribute to Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck for the work she had done throughout her time as a Member of the European Parliament.


5. Request for the waiver of parliamentary immunity

The Bulgarian authorities had forwarded a request to waive the parliamentary immunity of Sergei Stanishev in connection with criminal proceedings in Bulgaria.

Pursuant to Rule 9(1), the request had been referred to the committee responsible, the JURI Committee.


6. Urgent action to assert immunity

The President consulted the Chair and rapporteur of the JURI Committee, which was the committee responsible, and, making use of the powers conferred on him by Rule 8(1), decided to take an urgent initiative to assert the privileges and immunities of Luigi Berlinguer, a former Member.


7. Composition of committees and delegations

The President had received the following requests for appointments from the PPE and S&D Groups:

PETI Committee: Eva Kaili was no longer a member

Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee: Pablo Zalba Bidegain to replace Tom Vandenkendelaere.

Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China: Tom Vandenkendelaere to replace Pablo Zalba Bidegain.

The appointments would be deemed ratified if there were no objections before the approval of these minutes.


8. Delegated acts (Rule 105(6))

Under Rule 105(6), the Chair of the Conference of Committee Chairs had announced that no objection had been raised to:

the recommendation of the INTA Committee to raise no objections to the Commission delegated regulation of 14 November 2014 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EC) No 1528/2007 applying the arrangements for products originating in certain states which are part of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States provided for in agreements establishing, or leading to the establishment of, Economic Partnership Agreements (C(2014)08355 – 2014/2954(DEA)) (B8-0346/2014).

If no objection was received from a political group or at least 40 MEPs within 24 hours, the recommendation would be deemed approved. Otherwise it would be put to the vote.

The recommendation could be found on Europarl.


9. Corrigendum (Rule 231)

The TRAN Committee had submitted the following corrigendum to a text adopted by Parliament:

Corrigendum P7_TA(2012)0270(COR01) to Directive 2012/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 establishing a single European railway area (recast) (OJ L 343, 14.12.2012, p. 32) (position of the European Parliament adopted at second reading on 3 July 2012 with a view to the adoption of the above directive P7_TA(2012)0270) (OJ C 349 E of 29.11.2013, p. 104)) (18581/2/2011 – C7-0268/2010 – 2010/0253(COD))

Pursuant to Rule 231(4), this corrigendum would be deemed approved unless, within 24 hours, a request was made by a political group or at least 40 Members that it be put to the vote.

The corrigendum was available on Europarl.

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The following spoke: Emmanouil Glezos.


10. Action taken on Parliament's resolutions

The Commission communications on the action taken on the resolutions adopted by Parliament during the September 2014 part-sessions were available on the Europarl site.


11. Questions for oral answer (submission)

The following questions for oral answer had been submitted by Members (Rule 128):

- (O-000089/2014) by Claude Moraes, on behalf of the LIBE Committee, to the Council: Renewing the EU Internal Security Strategy (2014/2918(RSP)) (B8-0044/2014);

- (O-000090/2014) by Claude Moraes, on behalf of the LIBE Committee, to the Commission: Renewing the EU Internal Security Strategy (2014/2918(RSP)) (B8-0045/2014);

- (O-000092/2014) by Jerzy Buzek, on behalf of the ITRE Committee, to the Commission: Implementation of the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) under Article 185 TFEU (2014/2981(RSP)) (B8-0046/2014).


12. Petitions

The following petitions, which had been entered in the register on the dates shown below, had been forwarded to the committee responsible under Rule 215(6):

12 December 2014

Birgit Oswald (No 2239/2014); Maijala Helena (No 2240/2014); Ariane Binot (No 2241/2014); Kristóf Ács (No 2242/2014); Nikoleta Gałka (No 2243/2014); (name confidential) (No 2244/2014); (name confidential) (No 2245/2014); Matias Goos (No 2246/2014); Ralf Hansen (No 2247/2014); Heinz-Jürgen Schmalbrock (No 2248/2014); (name confidential) (No 2249/2014); (name confidential) (No 2250/2014); (name confidential) (No 2251/2014); (name confidential) (No 2252/2014); (name confidential) (No 2253/2014); (name confidential) (No 2254/2014); (name confidential) (No 2255/2014); (name confidential) (No 2256/2014); (name confidential) (No 2257/2014); Kehinde Akpata (No 2258/2014); Jonay Pérez Suárez (No 2259/2014); Marco Caruso (No 2260/2014); (name confidential) (No 2261/2014); (name confidential) (No 2262/2014); Rumyana Petevageorgieva (No 2263/2014); Alberto de la Peña Guillén (No 2264/2014); (name confidential) (No 2265/2014); Radek Kriegler (No 2266/2014); Herbert Udo Plesch (No 2267/2014); (name confidential) (No 2268/2014); Michelangelo La Spina (No 2269/2014); Xenofon Kontargyris (No 2270/2014); Franz Nimmervoll (No 2271/2014); (name confidential) (No 2272/2014); Nadia Chaudel (No 2273/2014); (name confidential) (No 2274/2014); (name confidential) (No 2275/2014); Klaus-Dieter Hammer (No 2276/2014); Sven Laudan (No 2277/2014); Michael Hollien (No 2278/2014); Rosemarie Koehler (No 2279/2014); (name confidential) (No 2280/2014); (name confidential) (No 2281/2014); (name confidential) (No 2282/2014); (name confidential) (No 2283/2014); José María Gómez Pontón (No 2284/2014); Antonio Escalona Martínez (No 2285/2014); (name confidential) (No 2286/2014); Chimezie Okonkwo (No 2287/2014); (name confidential) (No 2288/2014); (name confidential) (No 2289/2014); José Manuel Martín Álvarez (No 2290/2014); (name confidential) (No 2291/2014); (name confidential) (No 2292/2014); Dr. Philipp Schmagold (No 2293/2014); Leonardo Rassu (No 2294/2014); Roman Milewski (No 2295/2014); Franz Radl (No 2296/2014); Marialuisa Carbone (No 2297/2014); Arturo Claudio Brizzi (No 2298/2014); Dr. Gert Armin Neuhäuser (No 2299/2014); Klaus-Dieter Wohlgemuth (No 2300/2014); Moona Hellsten (No 2301/2014); Rodney Maile (No 2302/2014); Stefan Bortos (No 2303/2014); Graham Moore (No 2304/2014); (name confidential) (6 signatures) (No 2305/2014); (name confidential) (No 2306/2014); (name confidential) (No 2307/2014); (name confidential) (No 2308/2014); (name confidential) (No 2309/2014); (name confidential) (No 2310/2014); (name confidential) (No 2311/2014); Sergio Tomás Nieto (No 2312/2014); Florence Cortes (No 2313/2014); (name confidential) (No 2314/2014); Flavio Miccono (No 2315/2014); Amadeu Policart Silvestre (No 2316/2014); María de los Ángeles Gracia González (No 2317/2014); Gheorghe Comănac (No 2318/2014); Ignazio Cubeddu (No 2319/2014); Pere Romero Alonso (No 2320/2014); Andrzej Paulinski (No 2321/2014); Luciano Benazzo (No 2322/2014); Michael Teuschl (No 2323/2014); Hermann Ebhardt (No 2324/2014); Ralf Welscher (No 2325/2014); Andreas Josef Kuhn (No 2326/2014); (name confidential) (No 2327/2014); Gael Drillon (No 2328/2014); Luigi Barabani (No 2329/2014); Marco Da Prato (No 2330/2014); Cherif Dalhoumi (No 2331/2014); José Andrés Palacios Ferrer (AGROPREVEN) (No 2332/2014); John Carnie (No 2333/2014); (name confidential) (No 2334/2014); (name confidential) (No 2335/2014); (name confidential) (No 2336/2014); Raquel González Fernández (No 2337/2014); (name confidential) (No 2338/2014); Pedro Manuel Soriano Galán (No 2339/2014); Angélica Balsalobre San Millán (No 2340/2014); María Pinto (No 2341/2014); (name confidential) (No 2342/2014); (name confidential) (No 2343/2014); (name confidential) (No 2344/2014); (name confidential) (No 2345/2014); (name confidential) (No 2346/2014); (name confidential) (No 2347/2014); (name confidential) (No 2348/2014); Constantínos Tsankarákis (No 2349/2014); Ferrán Illa Gayete (No 2350/2014); Ivaĭlo Vŭlkov (No 2351/2014); Lorenzo Álvarez del Castillo (No 2352/2014); José Manuel Martín Álvarez (No 2353/2014); Gabriel Castro Martínez (No 2354/2014); Petru Pavel Uzun (No 2355/2014); (name confidential) (No 2356/2014); (name confidential) (No 2357/2014); Pina Nuzzo (No 2358/2014); Michel Faissat (No 2359/2014); (name confidential) (No 2360/2014); (name confidential) (No 2361/2014); Flavio Miccono (No 2362/2014); (name confidential) (No 2363/2014); Camelia Rămășcanu (No 2364/2014); (name confidential) (No 2365/2014); (name confidential) (No 2366/2014); (name confidential) (No 2367/2014); Förster Gredo (No 2368/2014); Marcello Campiotti (No 2369/2014); (name confidential) (No 2370/2014); (name confidential) (No 2371/2014); (name confidential) (No 2372/2014); (name confidential) (No 2373/2014); (name confidential) (No 2374/2014); Norman Scarth (No 2375/2014); Elabassia Tires (No 2376/2014); Anna Georghallides (No 2377/2014); (name confidential) (No 2378/2014); (name confidential) (No 2379/2014); (name confidential) (No 2380/2014); (name confidential) (No 2381/2014); Nicolae Fulea (No 2382/2014); Norbert Perstinger (No 2383/2014); Elaine Colville (No 2384/2014); (name confidential) (No 2385/2014); (name confidential) (No 2386/2014); György Palla (No 2387/2014); Dan-Laurențiu Arcuș (No 2388/2014); Jan Olk (No 2389/2014); (name confidential) (No 2390/2014); Janet Zammit (No 2391/2014); (name confidential) (No 2392/2014); (name confidential) (No 2393/2014); Sieglinde Stein-Abel (No 2394/2014); Sergiu Sebastian Tauciuc (No 2395/2014); Oronzo Danese (No 2396/2014); Oronzo Danese (No 2397/2014); Christian Ries (No 2398/2014); Hans-Gerd Schröter (No 2399/2014); (name confidential) (No 2400/2014); Vincenzo Battipaglia (No 2401/2014); Massimo De Simone (No 2402/2014); Jean Paul Carré (No 2403/2014); (name confidential) (No 2404/2014); (name confidential) (No 2405/2014); (name confidential) (No 2406/2014); Michael Clark (No 2407/2014); (name confidential) (No 2408/2014); Konrad Schmidt (No 2409/2014); Andreas Josef Kuhn (No 2410/2014); Sebastian Günther (No 2411/2014); Dirk Emmermann (No 2412/2014); (name confidential) (No 2413/2014); Günter Dillikrath (No 2414/2014); Emmanuel Sweeney (No 2415/2014); Luigi Antoci (No 2416/2014); Carlo Villari (No 2417/2014); Oronzo Danese (No 2418/2014); Alberto de la Peña Guillén (No 2419/2014); Iosif Rezmuves (No 2420/2014); Georgios Kakarantzas (No 2421/2014); Ghiorghi Foca (No 2422/2014); Clara Rodríguez Montesinos (Esquerra Unida de Sant Joan d'Alacant) (No 2423/2014); Julián Plaza Hortelano (No 2424/2014); (name confidential) (No 2425/2014); Wilhelmus Gerardus Martinus Van der Rijt (No 2426/2014); (name confidential) (No 2427/2014); Flavio Miccono (No 2428/2014); Jordi Bertran Calvera (No 2429/2014); (name confidential) (No 2430/2014); Ivano Cartella (No 2431/2014); Rainer Bojarski-Hoffmann (No 2432/2014); Matthias Adler (No 2433/2014); Ruby Harrold-Claesson (No 2434/2014); Flavio Mobiglia (No 2435/2014); Robert Bajela (No 2436/2014); Christel Jäger (No 2437/2014); Ludwig Lentfort (No 2438/2014); Rodney Maile (No 2439/2014); Ioan Grosu (No 2440/2014); Giuseppe Borracci (No 2441/2014); Giacomo Rotoli (No 2442/2014); (name confidential) (No 2443/2014); Amélie Noel (No 2444/2014); Walter Achille Giovanni Serpagli (No 2445/2014); Walter Achille Giovanni Serpagli (No 2446/2014); Walter Achille Giovanni Serpagli (No 2447/2014); (name confidential) (No 2448/2014); (name confidential) (No 2449/2014); (name confidential) (No 2450/2014); Vincas Jokimas (No 2451/2014); (name confidential) (No 2452/2014); (name confidential) (No 2453/2014); (name confidential) (No 2454/2014); (name confidential) (No 2455/2014); (name confidential) (No 2456/2014); (name confidential) (No 2457/2014); (name confidential) (No 2458/2014); (name confidential) (No 2459/2014); Paulo Veríssimo Miranda dos Reis (No 2460/2014); (name confidential) (No 2461/2014); Alberto de la Peña Guillén (No 2462/2014).

The President announced that in accordance with Rule 215(13) on 12 December 2014 he had forwarded to the committee responsible petitions addressed to Parliament by natural or legal persons who were not citizens of the European Union and who did not reside in a Member State or have their registered office in a Member State.


13. Documents received

The following documents had been received:

1) from the Council and Commission

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing certain acts in the area of freedom, security and justice (COM(2014)0713 - C8-0277/2014 - 2014/0337(COD))

referred to

responsible:

LIBE

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and financial contribution provided for in the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (11667/2012 - C8-0278/2014 - 2012/0134(NLE))

referred to

responsible:

PECH

opinion:

DEVE, BUDG

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing certain acts in the field of police cooperation and judicial cooperation in criminal matters (COM(2014)0714 - C8-0279/2014 - 2014/0338(COD))

referred to

responsible:

LIBE

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing certain acts in the field of police cooperation and judicial cooperation in criminal matters (COM(2014)0715 - C8-0280/2014 - 2014/0339(COD))

referred to

responsible:

LIBE

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union and its Member States, of the Protocol to the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union (13079/2014 - C8-0282/2014 - 2014/0222(NLE))

referred to

responsible:

AFET

opinion:

DEVE, INTA

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on harmonised indices of consumer prices and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2494/95 (COM(2014)0724 - C8-0283/2014 – 2014/0346(COD))
Under the provisions of Article 282(5) of the Treaty, the President would consult the Central European Bank.

referred to

responsible:

ECON

opinion:

IMCO

- Commission Decision on the adoption of a proposal for the appointment of the Chair, Vice-Chair and Members of the Board of the Single Resolution Board (C(2014)9456 – C8-0284/2014 – 2014/0901(NLE))
(This document is not available in all languages)

referred to

responsible:

ECON

opinion:

AFCO, JURI

- New general budget of the European Union for the financial year 2015.: Council position of 12 December 2014. (16739/2014 - C8-0287/2014 - 2014/2224(BUD))

referred to

responsible:

BUDG

opinion:

PETI, FEMM, AFCO, DEVE, CULT, AFET, PECH, AGRI, ENVI, EMPL, ITRE, JURI, ECON, CONT, LIBE, INTA, IMCO, TRAN, REGI

- Draft amending budget No 6 to the general budget for 2014: Council position of 12 December 2014 (16743/2014 - C8-0288/2014 - 2014/2162(BUD))

referred to

responsible:

BUDG

- Draft amending budget No 3 to the general budget for 2014: Council position of 12 December 2014 (16740/2014 - C8-0289/2014 - 2014/2036(BUD))

referred to

responsible:

BUDG

opinion:

FEMM, DEVE, CULT, AFET, PECH, AGRI, ENVI, EMPL, ITRE, LIBE, INTA, IMCO, TRAN, REGI

- Draft amending budget No 4 to the general budget for 2014: Council position of 12 December 2014 (16741/2014 - C8-0290/2014 - 2014/2053(BUD))

referred to

responsible:

BUDG

- Draft amending budget No 5 to the general budget for 2014: Council position of 12 December 2014 (16742/2014 - C8-0291/2014 - 2014/2073(BUD))

referred to

responsible:

BUDG

opinion:

REGI

- Draft amending budget No 7 to the general budget for 2014: Council position of 12 December 2014 (16744/2014 - C8-0292/2014 - 2014/2163(BUD))

referred to

responsible:

BUDG

- Draft amending budget No 8 to the general budget for 2014: Council position of 12 December 2014 (16745/2014 - C8-0293/2014 - 2014/2225(BUD))

referred to

responsible:

BUDG

2) from committees

2.1) reports

- *** Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of an Agreement on the participation of the Republic of Croatia in the European Economic Area, and of three related agreements (06698/2014 - C8-0002/2014 - 2014/0047(NLE)) - INTA Committee - Rapporteur: Alexander Graf Lambsdorff (A8-0026/2014)

- * Report on the proposal for a Council regulation on the application of Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to certain categories of horizontal state aid (codified text) (COM(2014)0377 - C8-0139/2014 - 2014/0192(NLE)) - JURI Committee - Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda (A8-0029/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the safeguard measures provided for in the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Iceland (codified text) (COM(2014)0308 - C8-0011/2014 - 2014/0160(COD)) - JURI Committee - Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda (A8-0031/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on measures that the Union may take in relation to the combined effect of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures with safeguard measures (codified text) (COM(2014)0318 - C8-0016/2014 - 2014/0164(COD)) - JURI Committee - Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda (A8-0032/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the measures that the Union may take following a report adopted by the WTO Dispute Settlement Body concerning anti-dumping and anti-subsidy matters (codified text) (COM(2014)0317 - C8-0017/2014 - 2014/0163(COD)) - JURI Committee - Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda (A8-0033/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for exports (codified text) (COM(2014)0322 - C8-0013/2014 - 2014/0167(COD)) - JURI Committee - Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda (A8-0035/2014)

- *** Recommendation on the draft Council decision concerning the accession of the European Union to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) (09412/2014 - C8-0042/2014 - 2013/0418(NLE)) - ENVI Committee - Rapporteur: Pilar Ayuso (A8-0036/2014)

- *** Recommendation on the draft Council decision concerning the renewal of the Agreement on cooperation in science and technology between the European Community and Ukraine (11047/2014 - C8-0114/2014 - 2014/0154(NLE)) - ITRE Committee - Rapporteur: Jerzy Buzek (A8-0039/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for imports (codified text) (COM(2014)0321 - C8-0012/2014 - 2014/0166(COD)) - JURI Committee - Rapporteur: Andrzej Duda (A8-0040/2014)

- *** Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and Georgia, of the other part (09827/2014 - C8-0129/2014 - 2014/0086(NLE)) - AFET Committee - Rapporteur: Andrejs Mamikins (A8-0041/2014)

- Report containing a motion for a non-legislative resolution on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and Georgia, of the other part (2014/2816(INI)) - AFET Committee - Rapporteur: Andrejs Mamikins (A8-0042/2014)

- *** Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion of the Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and the Kingdom of Morocco (10437/2014 - C8-0108/2014 - 2013/0414(NLE)) - ITRE Committee - Rapporteur: Jerzy Buzek (A8-0045/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EC) No 55/2008 introducing autonomous trade preferences for the Republic of Moldova (COM(2014)0542 - C8-0128/2014 - 2014/0250(COD)) - INTA Committee - Rapporteur: Sorin Moisă (A8-0053/2014)

- * Report on the proposal for a Council decision concerning the dock dues in the French outermost regions (COM(2014)0666 - C8-0242/2014 - 2014/0308(CNS)) - REGI Committee - Rapporteur: Iskra Mihaylova (A8-0054/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the tariff treatment for goods originating from Ecuador (COM(2014)0585 - C8-0172/2014 - 2014/0287(COD)) - INTA Committee - Rapporteur: Helmut Scholz (A8-0056/2014)

- ***I Report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council repealing Council Directive 93/5/EEC of 25 February 1993 on assistance to the Commission and cooperation by the Member States in the scientific examination of questions relating to food (COM(2014)0246 - C8-0005/2014 - 2014/0132(COD)) - ENVI Committee - Rapporteur: Giovanni La Via (A8-0059/2014)

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, in accordance with point 13 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (application EGF/2013/006 PL/Fiat Auto Poland S.A., from Poland) (COM(2014)0699 - C8-0243/2014 - 2014/2181(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Jan Olbrycht (A8-0062/2014)

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, in accordance with point 13 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (application EGF/2014/013 EL/Odyssefs Fokas, from Greece) (COM(2014)0702 - C8-0245/2014 - 2014/2183(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Monika Vana (A8-0063/2014)

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, in accordance with point 13 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (application EGF/2014/010 IT/Whirpool, from Italy) (COM(2014)0672 - C8-0231/2014 - 2014/2170(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Daniele Viotti (A8-0064/2014)

- Report on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, in accordance with point 13 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (application EGF/2013/014 FR/Air France, from France) (COM(2014)0701 - C8-0247/2014 - 2014/2185(BUD)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteur: Marco Zanni (A8-0065/2014)

- * Report on the proposal for a Council regulation amending Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1150/2000 implementing Decision 2007/436/EC, Euratom on the system of the European Communities' own resources (COM(2014)0704 - C8-0250/2014 - 2014/0332(NLE)) - BUDG Committee - Rapporteurs: Gérard Deprez, Janusz Lewandowski (A8-0066/2014)

2.2) recommendations for second reading

- ***II Recommendation for second reading on the Council position at first reading with a view to the adoption of a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2001/18/EC as regards the possibility for the Member States to restrict or prohibit the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their territory (10972/3/2014 - C8-0145/2014 - 2010/0208(COD)) - ENVI Committee - Rapporteur: Frédérique Ries (A8-0038/2014)


14. Order of business

The final draft agenda for the December 2014 sittings (PE 544.579/PDOJ) had been distributed and a number of changes had been proposed (Rule 152):

Monday

No changes.

Tuesday

The vote on the reports by Andrzej Duda (A8-0029/2014, A8-0031/2014, A8-0032/2014, A8-0033/2014, A8-0035/2014 and A8-0040/2014) was postponed to a later part-session.

Proposals by the Verts/ALE, S&D and GUE/NGL Groups to wind up the debate on the Commission work programme 2015 (item 18 on the final draft agenda) by tabling motions for resolutions.

The following spoke: Gianni Pittella, on behalf of the S&D Group, who gave the reason that the vote would be held in January, Philippe Lamberts, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, explaining the reason, Guy Verhofstadt, in favour, József Szájer, against, Gabriele Zimmer, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, asking for the vote to be held during the current part-session, and Philippe Lamberts, in favour of that request.

Parliament rejected the GUE-NGL Group's request.

Parliament approved the S&D Group's request by EV (231 in favour, 121 against, 18 abstentions).

Wednesday

Proposal by the Verts/ALE and GUE/NGL Groups to enter on the agenda a statement by the Vice-President of the Commission and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on freedom of expression in Turkey. The debate would be wound up by motions for resolutions to be tabled during the January 2015 part-session.

The following spoke: Rebecca Harms and Patrick Le Hyaric, explaining the reasons for the proposal on behalf of their respective groups, and Alexander Graf Lambsdorff.

Parliament approved the proposal.

The following spoke: Rebecca Harms.

Proposal by the ECR Group to postpone the vote on Palestine to Thursday (item 78 on the final draft agenda).

The following spoke: Morten Messerschmidt, on behalf of the ECR Group, explaining the reason, and Martina Anderson, opposing the proposal.

Parliament rejected the proposal.

Thursday

No changes.

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The order of business was thus established.


15. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) *** (debate)

Recommendation on the draft Council decision concerning the accession of the European Union to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) [09412/2014 - C8-0042/2014 - 2013/0418(NLE)] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Pilar Ayuso (A8-0036/2014)

Esther Herranz García (deputising for the rapporteur) introduced the recommendation.

IN THE CHAIR: Mairead McGUINNESS
Vice-President

The following spoke: Carlos Moedas (Member of the Commission).

The following spoke: Dubravka Šuica, on behalf of the PPE Group, Renata Briano, on behalf of the S&D Group, Mark Demesmaeker, on behalf of the ECR Group, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Lynn Boylan, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Benedek Jávor, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Marco Affronte, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Georgios Epitideios, Non-attached Member, Marijana Petir, Ricardo Serrão Santos, Julie Girling, Catherine Bearder, Stefan Eck, Julia Reid, Ivan Štefanec, Monika Flašíková Beňová, Notis Marias, who also replied to a blue-card question by Gilles Lebreton, Younous Omarjee, Eleonora Evi, Enrico Gasbarra, Richard Ashworth, Lidia Senra Rodríguez, Neena Gill and Sylvie Goddyn.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Nicola Caputo, Ivan Jakovčić, József Nagy and Miguel Viegas.

The following spoke: Carlos Moedas.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 16.12.2014, item 5.3.


16. Implementation of the Fuel Quality Directive (debate)

Commission statement: Implementation of the Fuel Quality Directive (2014/2995(RSP))

Carlos Moedas (Member of the Commission) made the statement.

The following spoke: András Gyürk, on behalf of the PPE Group, and Matthias Groote, on behalf of the S&D Group.

IN THE CHAIR: Adina-Ioana VĂLEAN
Vice-President

The following spoke: Julie Girling, on behalf of the ECR Group, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Paloma López Bermejo, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Bas Eickhout, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Piernicola Pedicini, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Jean-François Jalkh, Non-attached Member, Jo Leinen, Nils Torvalds, Julia Reid, Tibor Szanyi, Catherine Bearder, Marju Lauristin, Fredrick Federley, Nicola Caputo and Gesine Meissner.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Monika Flašíková Beňová, Ivan Jakovčić, Lucy Anderson, Kaja Kallas, Janusz Zemke, João Ferreira and Giulia Moi.

The following spoke: Carlos Moedas.

The debate closed.


17. Assessment of good repute of transport operators (debate)

Commission statement: Assessment of good repute of transport operators (2014/2978(RSP))

Violeta Bulc (Member of the Commission) made the statement.

The following spoke: Markus Ferber, on behalf of the PPE Group, Ismail Ertug, on behalf of the S&D Group, Tomasz Piotr Poręba, on behalf of the ECR Group, Gesine Meissner, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Merja Kyllönen, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Karima Delli, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Daniela Aiuto, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Georg Mayer, Non-attached Member, Wim van de Camp, Jens Nilsson, Peter van Dalen, Matthijs van Miltenburg, João Ferreira, Michael Cramer, Peter Lundgren, Massimiliano Salini, Lucy Anderson, Notis Marias, Jill Seymour, Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska, Claudia Tapardel, Angel Dzhambazki and Andor Deli.

IN THE CHAIR: Alexander Graf LAMBSDORFF
Vice-President

The following spoke: Jörg Leichtfried, Roberts Zīle, Georges Bach, Inés Ayala Sender, Dieter-Lebrecht Koch, Jutta Steinruck, Henna Virkkunen, Ole Christensen, Danuta Jazłowiecka, Olga Sehnalová, Claude Rolin, Christine Revault D'Allonnes Bonnefoy, Seán Kelly, Theodor Dumitru Stolojan and Deirdre Clune.

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Monika Flašíková Beňová, Ivan Jakovčić, Giulia Moi, Janusz Zemke, Patricija Šulin and Nicola Caputo.

The following spoke: Violeta Bulc.

The debate closed.


18. Implementation of the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) (debate)

Question for oral answer (O-000092/2014) by Jerzy Buzek to the Commission: Implementation of the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) under Article 185 TFEU (B8-0046/2014) (2014/2981(RSP))

Patrizia Toia moved the question.

Carlos Moedas (Member of the Commission) answered the question.

The following spoke: Massimiliano Salini, on behalf of the PPE Group, Soledad Cabezón Ruiz, on behalf of the S&D Group, Notis Marias, on behalf of the ECR Group, Juan Carlos Girauta Vidal, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Neoklis Sylikiotis, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Ernest Maragall, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Dario Tamburrano, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Nicolas Bay, Non-attached Member, Francesc Gambús, Miriam Dalli, Ruža Tomašić, Paloma López Bermejo, Lara Comi, Monika Flašíková Beňová, Ricardo Serrão Santos and Tonino Picula.

IN THE CHAIR: Ryszard CZARNECKI
Vice-President

The following spoke under the catch-the-eye procedure: Ivan Jakovčić, József Nagy, Miguel Viegas and João Ferreira.

The following spoke: Carlos Moedas.

The debate closed.


19. One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

In accordance with Rule 163, the following Members who wished to draw the attention of Parliament to matters of political importance spoke for one minute:

Stanislav Polčák, Victor Negrescu, Zbigniew Kuźmiuk, Filiz Hyusmenova, Sofia Sakorafa, Igor Šoltes, Jill Seymour, Barbara Kappel, Ivan Štefanec, Anneliese Dodds, Janusz Wojciechowski, Marian Harkin, João Ferreira, Laura Ferrara, Mario Borghezio, Deirdre Clune, Richard Corbett, Eleni Theocharous, Iliana Iotova, Ádám Kósa, Damian Drăghici, József Nagy, Soledad Cabezón Ruiz, Csaba Sógor, José Blanco López, Andor Deli and Doru-Claudian Frunzulică.


20. Agenda of the next sitting

The agenda of the next day's sitting had been established ('Agenda' PE 544.579/OJMA).


21. Closure of the sitting

The sitting closed at 22.20.

Klaus Welle

Martin Schulz

Secretary-General

President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

Present:

Adinolfi, Affronte, Agea, Agnew, Aguilera García, Aiuto, Aker, Albrecht, Aliot, Alliot-Marie, Anderson Lucy, Anderson Martina, Andersson, Androulakis, Annemans, Arena, Arnautu, Arthuis, Ashworth, Assis, Atkinson, Auken, Auštrevičius, Ayala Sender, van Baalen, Bach, Balas, Balčytis, Balczó, Balz, Bashir, Bay, Bayet, Bearder, Becerra Basterrechea, Becker, Beghin, Belder, Bendtsen, Benifei, Berès, Bergeron, Bettini, Bilde, Bizzotto, Björk, Blanco López, Blinkevičiūtė, Bocskor, Böge, Bogovič, Bonafè, Boni, Borghezio, Borrelli, Borzan, Bours, Boutonnet, Bové, Boylan, Brannen, Bresso, Briano, Briois, Brok, Buchner, Buda, Bullmann, Bușoi, Buzek, Cabezón Ruiz, Cadec, Calvet Chambon, van de Camp, Campbell Bannerman, Caputo, Carthy, Carver, Caspary, Castaldo, Cavada, Ceballos, Charanzová, Chauprade, Chinnici, Christensen, Christoforou, Chrysogonos, Cicu, Cirio, Clune, Coburn, Coelho, Collin-Langen, Collins, Comi, Comodini Cachia, Corbett, Corrao, Costa, Couso Permuy, Cramer, Cristea, Csáky, Czarnecki, van Dalen, Dalli, D'Amato, Dăncilă, Danti, (The Earl of) Dartmouth, De Backer, De Castro, Delahaye, Deli, Delli, Delvaux, Demesmaeker, De Monte, Denanot, Deprez, de Sarnez, Deß, Deutsch, Deva, Diaconu, Dlabajová, Dodds Anneliese, Dodds Diane, Dohrmann, Dorfmann, D'Ornano, Drăghici, Duda, Durand, Dzhambazki, Echenique, Eck, Eickhout, Engel, Epitideios, Erdős, Eriksson, Ernst, Ertug, Estaràs Ferragut, Etheridge, Evans, Evi, Fajon, Farage, Faria, Federley, Ferber, Fernandes, Ferrand, Ferrara, Ferreira Elisa, Ferreira João, Finch, Fisas Ayxelà, Fitto, Flašíková Beňová, Fleckenstein, Florenz, Fontana, Ford, Forenza, Foster, Fotyga, Fountoulis, Fox, Freund, Frunzulică, Gahler, Gál, Gáll-Pelcz, Gambús, García Pérez, Gardiazabal Rubial, Gardini, Gasbarra, Gebhardt, Geier, Gentile, Gerbrandy, Gericke, Geringer de Oedenberg, Giegold, Gierek, Gieseke, Gill Nathan, Gill Neena, Girauta Vidal, Girling, Giuffrida, Glezos, Goddyn, Goerens, Gollnisch, Gomes, González Peñas, González Pons, Gosiewska, de Graaff, de Grandes Pascual, Grapini, Gräßle, Griesbeck, Griffin, Grigule, Gróbarczyk, Groote, Grossetête, Grzyb, Guerrero Salom, Guillaume, Guoga, Guteland, Gutiérrez Prieto, Gyürk, Hadjigeorgiou, Halla-aho, Hannan, Harkin, Häusling, Hautala, Hazekamp, Hedh, Hellvig, Helmer, Henkel, Herranz García, Heubuch, Hohlmeier, Hökmark, Hölvényi, Honeyball, Hookem, Hortefeux, Howitt, Hübner, Hudghton, Huitema, Hyusmenova, in 't Veld, Iotova, Iturgaiz, Iwaszkiewicz, Jaakonsaari, Jäätteenmäki, Jackiewicz, Jadot, Jahr, Jakovčić, Jalkh, James, Jansen, Jáuregui Atondo, Jávor, Jazłowiecka, Ježek, Jiménez-Becerril Barrio, de Jong, Jongerius, Joulaud, Juaristi Abaunz, Jurek, Kadenbach, Kaili, Kalinowski, Kallas, Kalniete, Kamall, Kammerevert, Kappel, Karas, Karim, Kariņš, Karlsson, Karski, Katrougkalos, Kaufmann, Kefalogiannis, Kelam, Keller Jan, Keller Ska, Kelly, Khan, Kirton-Darling, Koch, Kofod, Kölmel, Konečná, Korwin-Mikke, Kósa, Köster, Köstinger, Kovatchev, Krehl, Kudrycka, Kukan, Kuneva, Kuźmiuk, Kyenge, Kyllönen, Kyrkos, Kyrtsos, Kyuchyuk, Lamassoure, Lambert, Lange, de Lange, Langen, Lauristin, La Via, Lavrilleux, Lebreton, Le Grip, Legutko, Le Hyaric, Leichtfried, Leinen, Lenaers, Le Pen Jean-Marie, Le Pen Marine, Liberadzki, Lietz, Lins, Lochbihler, Loiseau, Loones, Lope Fontagné, López, López Aguilar, López Bermejo, López-Istúriz White, Lösing, Lucke, Ludvigsson, Łukacijewska, Lunacek, Lundgren, Łybacka, McAllister, McAvan, McClarkin, McGuinness, Mach, Macovei, Maeijer, Maletić, Malinov, Maltese, Mamikins, Maňka, Mann, Manscour, Maragall, Marias, Marinescu, Marinho e Pinto, Martin David, Martin Dominique, Martin Edouard, Martusciello, Marusik, Maštálka, Matias, Mato, Maura Barandiarán, Maurel, Mavrides, Mayer, Meissner, Mélenchon, Melior, Melo, Messerschmidt, Meszerics, Metsola, Michels, Mihaylova, Mikolášik, Millán Mon, van Miltenburg, Mineur, Mizzi, Mlinar, Moi, Moisă, Molnár, Monot, Montel, Moody, Moraes, Moretti, Morgano, Morin-Chartier, Morvai, Mosca, Müller, Mureșan, Muselier, Mussolini, Nagy, Negrescu, Nekov, Neuser, Nica, Nicholson, Nicolai, Niebler, Niedermayer, Niedermüller, Nilsson, Noichl, Novakov, Nuttall, Obermayr, O'Flynn, Olbrycht, Omarjee, Ożóg, Pabriks, Pagazaurtundúa Ruiz, Panzeri, Papadakis Konstantinos, Papadimoulis, Parker, Pașcu, Patriciello, Paulsen, Paunova, Pavel, Pedicini, Peillon, Peterle, Petersen, Petir, Picierno, Picula, Piecha, Pieper, Pietikäinen, Piotrowski, Piri, Pirinski, Pitera, Pittella, Plenković, Plura, Poc, Poche, Pogliese, Polčák, Ponga, Poręba, Post, Preda, Pretzell, Preuß, Radev, Radoš, Rangel, Reda, Reding, Regner, Reid, Reimon, Reintke, Reul, Revault D'Allonnes Bonnefoy, Ribeiro, Ries, Riquet, Rochefort, Rodrigues Maria João, Rodríguez-Piñero Fernández, Rodust, Rohde, Rolin, Ropė, Rosati, Ruas, Rübig, Saïfi, Sakorafa, Salini, Sander, Sant, Sargentini, Sarvamaa, Saryusz-Wolski, Saudargas, Schaake, Schaffhauser, Schaldemose, Schlein, Schmidt, Scholz, Schöpflin, Schreijer-Pierik, Schulz, Schulze, Schuster, Schwab, Scott Cato, Sebastià, Sehnalová, Senra Rodríguez, Sernagiotto, Serrão Santos, Seymour, Silva Pereira, Simon Peter, Sippel, Škripek, Škrlec, Smith, Smolková, Sógor, Šojdrová, Šoltes, Sommer, Spinelli, Staes, Stanishev, Starbatty, Štefanec, Steinruck, Štětina, Stevens, Stier, Stihler, Stolojan, von Storch, Stuger, Šuica, Sulík, Šulin, Sylikiotis, Synadinos, Szájer, Szanyi, Szejnfeld, Tajani, Tamburrano, Tănăsescu, Tang, Tannock, Tapardel, Tarabella, Tarand, Taylor, Telička, Terricabras, Theocharous, Theurer, Thomas, Toia, Tomaševski, Tomašić, Tomc, Torvalds, Tošenovský, Toti, Trebesius, Tremosa i Balcells, Troszczynski, Trüpel, Ujazdowski, Ujhelyi, Ulvskog, Ungureanu, Urtasun, Urutchev, Uspaskich, Vaidere, Vajgl, Valcárcel, Vălean, Valenciano, Vana, Van Brempt, Vandenkendelaere, Van Orden, Vaughan, Väyrynen, Vergiat, Verheyen, Viegas, Vilimsky, Viotti, Virkkunen, Vistisen, Voigt, Voss, Vozemberg, Wałęsa, Ward, Weber Renate, Weidenholzer, von Weizsäcker, Wenta, Werner, Westphal, Wieland, Wikström, Willmott, Winberg, Winkler Hermann, Winkler Iuliu, Wiśniewska, Wojciechowski, Woolfe, Záborská, Zagorakis, Zahradil, Zala, Zalba Bidegain, Zanni, Zarianopoulos, Ždanoka, Zdechovský, Zdrojewski, Zeller, Zemke, Zīle, Zimmer, Žitňanská, Złotowski, Zorrinho, Zuber, Zullo, Zwiefka

Excused:

Batten, Bradbourn, Crowley, Händel, Mazuronis, Monteiro de Aguiar, Paksas, Ransdorf

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