Index 
Minutes
Thursday, 25 November 2010 - StrasbourgFinal edition
1. Opening of the sitting
 2. Decisions concerning certain documents
 3. UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security ( motions for resolutions tabled )
 4. European Ombudsman's activity report for 2009 - Special Report from the European Ombudsman to the European Parliament following the draft recommendation to the European Commission in Complaint 676/2008/RT (According to Rule 205(2), 1st part) - 26th Annual Report on Monitoring the Application of European Union Law (2008) (debate)
 5. Competition horizontal cooperation rules (debate)
 6. Fighting colorectal cancer in the European Union (written declaration)
 7. Camp Ashraf (written declaration)
 8. Voting time
  8.1. 2011 budget (vote)
  8.2. Human rights, social and environmental standards in International Trade agreements (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.3. European Ombudsman's activity report for 2009 (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.4. Special Report from the European Ombudsman to the European Parliament following the draft recommendation to the European Commission in Complaint 676/2008/RT (According to Rule 205(2), 1st part) (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.5. 26th Annual Report on Monitoring the Application of European Union Law (2008) (Rule 138) (vote)
  8.6. Public service broadcasting in the digital era (vote)
  8.7. UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security (vote)
  8.8. The situation in the beekeeping sector (vote)
  8.9. A new Energy Strategy for Europe 2011 - 2020 (vote)
  8.10. Preparations for Cancun Climate Change Conference (vote)
  8.11. Situation in Western Sahara (vote)
  8.12. Ukraine (vote)
  8.13. International Trade Policy in the context of Climate Change imperatives (vote)
  8.14. Corporate social responsibility in international trade agreements (vote)
  8.15. Competition horizontal cooperation rules (vote)
 9. Explanations of vote
 10. Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 11. Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting
 12. Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (debate)
  12.1. Iraq - in particular the death penalty and attacks against Christian communities
  12.2. Tibet - plans to make Chinese the main language of instruction
  12.3. Burma - conduct of elections and the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi
 13. Voting time
  13.1. Iraq - in particular the death penalty and attacks against Christian communities (vote)
  13.2. Tibet - plans to make Chinese the main language of instruction (vote)
  13.3. Burma - conduct of elections and the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (vote)
 14. Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 15. Documents received
 16. Written declarations included in the register (Rule 123)
 17. Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting
 18. Dates of forthcoming sittings
 19. Adjournment of the session


IN THE CHAIR: Alejo VIDAL-QUADRAS
Vice-President

1.  Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 9.00.


2.  Decisions concerning certain documents

Decision to draw up own-initiative reports (Rule 48)

AFET Committee

- Migration Flows arising from Instability: Scope and Role of the EU Foreign Policy (2010/2269(INI) )
(opinion: LIBE, DEVE)

CONT Committee

- 2009 discharge: performance, financial management and control of the agencies (2010/2271(INI) )
(opinion: REGI)

- Protection of the Communities' financial interests – Fight against fraud – Annual report 2009 (2010/2247(INI) )
(opinion: AGRI, BUDG, REGI)

DEVE Committee

- Financing of reinforcement of dam infrastructure in developing countries (2010/2270(INI) )
(opinion: ENVI)

ECON Committee

- EIB annual report for 2009 (2010/2248(INI) )
(opinion: CONT)

EMPL Committee

- Promoting workers mobility within the European Union (2010/2273(INI) )
(opinion: FEMM, LIBE)

- Mobility and inclusion of people with disabilities: the implementation of the Employment Directive in anti-discrimination (2010/2272(INI) )
(opinion: PETI)

ENVI Committee

- EU legislation on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) and on related feed and food controls - implementation and outlook (2010/2249(INI) )

FEMM Committee

- Women entrepreneurship in small and medium sized enterprises (2010/2275(INI) )
(opinion: EMPL, REGI)

IMCO Committee

- The Single Market for Europeans (2010/2278(INI) )
(opinion: PETI, CULT, ENVI, EMPL, ITRE, JURI, ECON, LIBE, INTA, TRAN, REGI)

- The Single Market for Enterprises and Growth (2010/2277(INI) )
(opinion: PETI, CULT, ENVI, EMPL, ITRE, JURI, ECON, LIBE, INTA, TRAN, REGI)

- Universal service and '112' emergency number (2010/2274(INI) )
(opinion: ENVI)

ITRE Committee

- Innovation Union: Transforming Europe for a post-crisis world (2010/2245(INI) )
(opinion: CULT, ENVI, EMPL, JURI, ECON, INTA, IMCO, REGI)

LIBE Committee

- The EU strategy on Roma inclusion (2010/2276(INI) )
(opinion: FEMM, CULT, REGI, EMPL)

Decision to draw up own-initiative reports (Rule 121(3))

AFET Committee

- Negotiations on EU-Libya Framework Agreement (2010/2268(INI) )
(opinion: INTA)

Associated committees

AFET Committee

- Migration Flows arising from Instability: Scope and Role of the EU Foreign Policy (2010/2269(INI) )
(opinion: LIBE)
Associated committees AFET, DEVE
(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 18.11.2010)

IMCO Committee

- Universal service and '112' emergency number (2010/2274(INI) )
Associated committees IMCO, ENVI
(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 18.11.2010)

LIBE Committee

- EU strategy on Roma inclusion (2010/2276(INI) )
(opinion: FEMM, CULT, REGI)
Associated committees: LIBE, EMPL
(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 18.11.2010)

Amendment of the Rules of Procedure (Rule 212)

AFCO Committee

- Amendment of the Rules of Procedure concerning the hearings of Commissioners-designate (2010/2231(REG) )


3.  UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security ( motions for resolutions tabled )

Council and Commission statements: UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security

The debate had been held on 23 November 2010 (minutes of 23.11.2010, item 4 ).

Motions for resolutions to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 110(2):

- Edit Bauer , Philippe Juvin , Lena Kolarska-Bobińska , Eduard Kukan , Elisabeth Jeggle , Elisabeth Morin-Chartier , Mariya Nedelcheva and Eleni Theocharous , on behalf of the PPE Group , on the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security (B7-0624/2010 ) ;

- Britta Thomsen , Richard Howitt , Véronique De Keyser , Ana Gomes , Maria Eleni Koppa , Roberto Gualtieri , Marc Tarabella , Silvia-Adriana Ţicău and Rovana Plumb , on behalf of the S&D Group , on the 10th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (B7-0625/2010 ) ;

- Norica Nicolai and Marielle De Sarnez , on behalf of the ALDE Group , on the 10th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (B7-0626/2010 ) ;

- Charles Tannock , on behalf of the ECR Group , on the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security (B7-0627/2010 ) ;

- Ilda Figueiredo , Eva-Britt Svensson , Sabine Lösing , Cornelia Ernst , Bairbre de Brún and Helmut Scholz , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group , on the humanitarian consequences of the situation in Western Sahara (B7-0628/2010 );

- Barbara Lochbihler , Franziska Katharina Brantner , Ulrike Lunacek , Raül Romeva i Rueda , Nicole Kiil-Nielsen , Heidi Hautala , Judith Sargentini , Reinhard Bütikofer , Marije Cornelissen , Frieda Brepoels , Bart Staes , Jan Philipp Albrecht , Keith Taylor , Jill Evans , Indrek Tarand , Oriol Junqueras Vies , Malika Benarab-Attou , Michèle Rivasi and Catherine Grèze , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group , on the 10th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (B7-0649/2010 ) .

Vote: minutes of 25.11.2010, item 8.7 .


4.  European Ombudsman's activity report for 2009 - Special Report from the European Ombudsman to the European Parliament following the draft recommendation to the European Commission in Complaint 676/2008/RT (According to Rule 205(2), 1st part) - 26th Annual Report on Monitoring the Application of European Union Law (2008) (debate)

Report on the annual report on the European Ombudsman's activities in 2009 [2010/2059(INI) ] - Committee on Petitions.Rapporteur: Mariya Nedelcheva (A7-0275/2010 )

Report on the Special Report by the European Ombudsman following his draft recommendation to the European Commission in complaint 676/2008 RT [2010/2086(INI) ] - Committee on Petitions.Rapporteur: Chrysoula Paliadeli (A7-0293/2010 )

Report on the 26th Annual Report on Monitoring the Application of European Union Law (2008) [2010/2076(INI) ] - Committee on Legal Affairs.Rapporteur: Eva Lichtenberger (A7-0291/2010 )

Mariya Nedelcheva , Chrysoula Paliadeli and Eva Lichtenberger introduced the reports.

The following spoke: Nikiforos Diamandouros (European Ombudsman) and Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President of the Commission).

The following spoke: Rainer Wieland (rapporteur for the opinion of the PETI Committee), Elena Băsescu , on behalf of the PPE Group, Monika Flašíková Beňová , on behalf of the S&D Group, Margrete Auken , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Oldřich Vlasák , on behalf of the ECR Group, Willy Meyer , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Nikolaos Salavrakos , on behalf of the EFD Group, Martin Ehrenhauser , Non-attached Member, Tadeusz Zwiefka , Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg , Anneli Jäätteenmäki and Gerald Häfner .

IN THE CHAIR: Isabelle DURANT
Vice-President

The following spoke: Marek Henryk Migalski , Rui Tavares , John Stuart Agnew , Csanád Szegedi , Peter Jahr , Sylvana Rapti , Oriol Junqueras Vies , Jaroslav Paška , Csaba Sógor , Kriton Arsenis , Salvatore Iacolino , Vilija Blinkevičiūtė , Jarosław Leszek Wałęsa and Simon Busuttil .

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Pascale Gruny , Mairead McGuinness , Andrew Henry William Brons and Andreas Mölzer .

The following spoke: Maroš Šefčovič , Nikiforos Diamandouros , Mariya Nedelcheva , Chrysoula Paliadeli and Eva Lichtenberger .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 25.11.2010, item 8.3 , minutes of 25.11.2010, item 8.4 and minutes of 25.11.2010, item 8.5 .


5.  Competition horizontal cooperation rules (debate)

Oral question (O-0131/2010 ) by Sharon Bowles , on behalf of the ECON Committee, to the Commission: Review of the competition horizontal cooperation rules (B7-0565/2010 )

José Manuel García-Margallo y Marfil (deputising for the author) moved the oral question.

Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President of the Commission) answered the oral question.

The following spoke: Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš , on behalf of the PPE Group, Antolín Sánchez Presedo , on behalf of the S&D Group, Sylvie Goulard , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Andreas Schwab and George Sabin Cutaş .

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Paul Rübig .

The following spoke: Maroš Šefčovič .

Motion for a resolution to wind up the debate tabled under Rule 115(5):

- Sharon Bowles , on behalf of the AFET Committee, on the review of the competition horizontal cooperation rules (B7-0623/2010 ) .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 25.11.2010, item 8.15 .


(The sitting was suspended at 11.30 pending voting time and resumed at 12.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: Gianni PITTELLA
Vice-President

6.  Fighting colorectal cancer in the European Union (written declaration)

Written declaration 0068/2010, submitted by Pavel Poc, Frieda Brepoels, Cristian Silviu Buşoi, Jo Leinen and Lojze Peterle on fighting colorectal cancer in the European Union had, by 25 November 2010, been signed by the majority of Parliament's component Members. Consequently, in accordance with Rule 123(3) and (4), it would be forwarded to its addressees and published in the Texts Adopted of that sitting (P7_TA(2010)0451 ) , together with the names of the signatories (see Annex 1 ).

The following spoke: Pavel Poc .


7.  Camp Ashraf (written declaration)

Written declaration 0075/2010 , submitted by Alejo Vidal-Quadras , Stephen Hughes , Kristiina Ojuland , Søren Bo Søndergaard and Struan Stevenson on Camp Ashraf had, by 25 November 2010, been signed by the majority of Parliament's component Members. Consequently, in accordance with Rule 123(3) and (4), it would be forwarded to its addressees and published in the Texts Adopted of that sitting ( P7_TA(2010)0452 ) , together with the names of the signatories (see Annex 2) .

The following spoke: Struan Stevenson .


8.  Voting time

Details of voting (amendments, separate and split votes, etc.) appear in the Results of Votes annex to the minutes.

The results of roll-call votes are available in electronic form only, as an annex to the minutes, and can be accessed via Europarl.


8.1.  2011 budget (vote)

Motion for a resolution, tabled pursuant to Rule 78 of the Rules of Procedure, by Joseph Daul , on behalf of the PPE Group, Martin Schulz , on behalf of the S&D Group, Guy Verhofstadt , on behalf of the ALDE Group, and Rebecca Harms , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group , on the ongoing negotiations on the 2011 budget (B7-0683/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 1)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0433 )


8.2.  Human rights, social and environmental standards in International Trade agreements (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on human rights and social and environmental standards in international trade agreements [2009/2219(INI) ] - Committee on International Trade.Rapporteur: Tokia Saïfi (A7-0312/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 2)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote ( P7_TA(2010)0434 )


8.3.  European Ombudsman's activity report for 2009 (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the annual report on the European Ombudsman's activities in 2009 [2010/2059(INI) ] - Committee on Petitions.Rapporteur: Mariya Nedelcheva (A7-0275/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 3)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote ( P7_TA(2010)0435 )


8.4.  Special Report from the European Ombudsman to the European Parliament following the draft recommendation to the European Commission in Complaint 676/2008/RT (According to Rule 205(2), 1st part) (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the Special Report by the European Ombudsman following his draft recommendation to the European Commission in complaint 676/2008 RT [2010/2086(INI) ] - Committee on Petitions.Rapporteur: Chrysoula Paliadeli (A7-0293/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 4)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote ( P7_TA(2010)0436 )


8.5.  26th Annual Report on Monitoring the Application of European Union Law (2008) (Rule 138) (vote)

Report on the 26th Annual Report on Monitoring the Application of European Union Law (2008) [2010/2076(INI) ] - Committee on Legal Affairs.Rapporteur: Eva Lichtenberger (A7-0291/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 5)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote ( P7_TA(2010)0437 )


8.6.  Public service broadcasting in the digital era (vote)

Report on public service broadcasting in the digital era: the future of the dual system [2010/2028(INI) ] - Committee on Culture and Education.Rapporteur: Ivo Belet (A7-0286/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 6)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0438 )

The following had spoken:

Ivo Belet (rapporteur), before the vote.


8.7.  UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security (vote)

Motions for resolution B7-0624/2010 , B7-0625/2010 , B7-0626/2010 , B7-0627/2010 , B7-0628/2010 and B7-0649/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 7)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B7-0624/2010

(replacing B7-0624/2010 , B7-0625/2010 , B7-0626/2010 , B7-0627/2010 and B7-0649/2010 )

tabled by the following Members:

Edit Bauer , Philippe Juvin , Lena Kolarska-Bobińska , Elisabeth Jeggle , Mariya Nedelcheva , Eleni Theocharous , Elisabeth Morin-Chartier , on behalf of the PPE Group ;
Véronique De Keyser , Maria Eleni Koppa , Ana Gomes , Richard Howitt , Roberto Gualtieri , on behalf of the S&D Group ;
Norica Nicolai , Marielle De Sarnez , on behalf of the ALDE Group ;
Barbara Lochbihler , Franziska Katharina Brantner , Ulrike Lunacek , Heidi Hautala , Raül Romeva i Rueda , Jean Lambert , Indrek Tarand , Bart Staes , Nicole Kiil-Nielsen , Eva Lichtenberger , Frieda Brepoels , Catherine Grèze , Marije Cornelissen , Judith Sargentini , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group ;
Charles Tannock , on behalf of the ECR Group .

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0439 )

(Motion for a resolution B7-0628/2010 fell.)


8.8.  The situation in the beekeeping sector (vote)

Motion for a resolution B7-0622/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 8)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0440 )


8.9.  A new Energy Strategy for Europe 2011 - 2020 (vote)

Report on Towards a new Energy Strategy for Europe 2011-2020 [2010/2108(INI) ] - Committee on Industry, Research and Energy.Rapporteur: Lena Kolarska-Bobińska (A7-0313/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 9)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0441 )

The following had spoken:

Hannes Swoboda , to move a n oral amendment to amendment 1 and Konrad Szymański , against that oral amendment. The amendment was not accepted as over 40 Members opposed its incorporation.


8.10.  Preparations for Cancun Climate Change Conference (vote)

Motion for a resolution B7-0616/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 10)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0442 )


8.11.  Situation in Western Sahara (vote)

Motions for resolution B7-0675/2010 , B7-0676/2010 , B7-0677/2010 , B7-0678/2010 , B7-0679/2010 , B7-0680/2010 and B7-0682/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 11)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B7-0675/2010

(replacing B7-0675/2010 , B7-0676/2010 , B7-0677/2010 , B7-0678/2010 , B7-0679/2010 , B7-0680/2010 and B7-0682/2010 )

tabled by the following Members:

Ioannis Kasoulides , José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra , Santiago Fisas Ayxela , Marco Scurria , Ernst Strasser , Cristian Dan Preda , on behalf of the PPE Group ;
Adrian Severin , Véronique De Keyser , María Muñiz De Urquiza , Vincent Peillon , Guido Milana , Norbert Neuser , Ana Gomes , Gilles Pargneaux , Ulrike Rodust , Andres Perello Rodriguez , Richard Howitt , on behalf of the S&D Group ;
Ivo Vajgl , Kristiina Ojuland , Luigi de Magistris , Izaskun Bilbao Barandica , Carl Haglund , Ramon Tremosa i Balcells , Anneli Jäätteenmäki , Graham Watson , on behalf of the ALDE Group ;
Raül Romeva i Rueda , Nicole Kiil-Nielsen , Ulrike Lunacek , Hélène Flautre , Jill Evans , Oriol Junqueras Vies , Judith Sargentini , François Alfonsi , Isabella Lövin , Barbara Lochbihler , Michèle Rivasi , Catherine Grèze , Frieda Brepoels , Martin Häusling , Jean Lambert , Bart Staes , Franziska Keller , José Bové , Indrek Tarand , Emilie Turunen , Margrete Auken , Alyn Smith , Eva Joly , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group ;
Charles Tannock , Michał Tomasz Kamiński , Tomasz Piotr Poręba , Adam Bielan , Ryszard Antoni Legutko , Zbigniew Ziobro , Jacek Olgierd Kurski , Marek Henryk Migalski , Ryszard Czarnecki , on behalf of the ECR Group ;
Willy Meyer , João Ferreira , Sabine Lösing , Sabine Wils , Miguel Portas , Rui Tavares , Marisa Matias , Bairbre de Brún , Jacky Hénin , Marie-Christine Vergiat , Patrick Le Hyaric , Takis Hadjigeorgiou , Helmut Scholz , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group ;
Fiorello Provera , on behalf of the EFD Group .

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0443 )


8.12.  Ukraine (vote)

Motions for resolution B7-0650/2010 , B7-0671/2010 , B7-0672/2010 , B7-0673/2010 , B7-0674/2010 and B7-0681/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 12)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B7-0650/2010

(replacing B7-0650/2010 , B7-0671/2010 , B7-0672/2010 , B7-0673/2010 , B7-0674/2010 and B7-0681/2010 )

tabled by the following Members:

Elmar Brok , José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra , Michael Gahler , Ioannis Kasoulides , Gunnar Hökmark , Inese Vaidere , Paweł Zalewski , Cristian Dan Preda , Lena Kolarska-Bobińska , Joachim Zeller , Traian Ungureanu , Jan Kozłowski , Jacek Protasiewicz , Mário David , on behalf of the PPE Group ;
Adrian Severin , Hannes Swoboda , Marek Siwiec , Kristian Vigenin , Vilija Blinkevičiūtė , on behalf of the S&D Group ;
Adina-Ioana Vălean , Siiri Oviir , Johannes Cornelis van Baalen , Jelko Kacin , Marielle De Sarnez , on behalf of the ALDE Group;
Rebecca Harms , Werner Schulz , Indrek Tarand , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group ;
Charles Tannock , Paweł Robert Kowal , Adam Bielan , Ryszard Antoni Legutko , Ryszard Czarnecki , Tomasz Piotr Poręba , Konrad Szymański , on behalf of the ECR Group ;
Jaromír Kohlíček , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group .

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0444 )

The following had spoken:

Michael Gahler moved an oral amendment to paragraph 8, which was accepted.


8.13.  International Trade Policy in the context of Climate Change imperatives (vote)

Report on international trade policy in the context of climate change imperatives [2010/2103(INI) ] - Committee on International Trade.Rapporteur: Yannick Jadot (A7-0310/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 13)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0445 )

The following had spoken:

Yannick Jadot (rapporteur) moved an oral amendment to paragraph 22, which was accepted.


8.14.  Corporate social responsibility in international trade agreements (vote)

Report on corporate social responsibility in international trade agreements [2009/2201(INI) ] - Committee on International Trade.Rapporteur: Harlem Désir (A7-0317/2010 )

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 14)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0446 )

The following had spoken:

Harlem Désir (rapporteur) moved an oral amendment to paragraph 32, which was accepted.


8.15.  Competition horizontal cooperation rules (vote)

Motion for a resolution B7-0623/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 15)

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0447 )


9.  Explanations of vote

Written explanations of vote:

Explanations of vote submitted in writing under Rule 170 appear in the Verbatim Report of Proceedings for the sitting.

Oral explanations of vote:

2011 budget - B7-0683/2010

Laima Liucija Andrikienė , Peter Jahr , Hannu Takkula

Report: Tokia Saïfi - A7-0312/2010

Antonello Antinoro , Laima Liucija Andrikienė , Daniel Hannan

Report: Ivo Belet - A7-0286/2010

Peter Jahr , Hannu Takkula , Sonia Alfano

UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security - RC-B7-0624/2010

Anneli Jäätteenmäki , Laima Liucija Andrikienė

The situation in the beekeeping sector - B7-0622/2010

Dimitar Stoyanov

Report: Lena Kolarska-Bobińska - A7-0313/2010

Jens Rohde , Jan Březina , Laima Liucija Andrikienė , Hannu Takkula , Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė , Seán Kelly

Preparations for Cancun Climate Change Conference - B7-0616/2010

Jens Rohde

Situation in Western Sahara - RC-B7-0675/2010

Antonio Masip Hidalgo , Anneli Jäätteenmäki

Ukraine - RC-B7-0650/2010

Dimitar Stoyanov , Laima Liucija Andrikienė

Report: Yannick Jadot - A7-0310/2010

Jarosław Kalinowski

Report: Harlem Désir - A7-0317/2010

Jarosław Kalinowski

Competition horizontal cooperation rules - B7-0623/2010

Jarosław Kalinowski


10.  Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Corrections to votes and voting intentions appear on the 'Séance en direct' website under 'Votes'/'Results of votes'/'Roll-call votes'. They are published in hard copy in the Result of roll-call votes annex.

The electronic version on Europarl will be regularly updated for a maximum of two weeks after the day of the vote concerned.

After the two-week deadline has passed, the list of corrections to votes and voting intentions will be finalised so that it can be translated and published in the Official Journal.

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Potito Salatto had informed the Chair that for technical reasons concerning his voting card, he had been unable to take part in the votes on motion for a resolution B7-0683/2010 and on the report by Tokia Saïfi (A7-0312/2010 ).

Anja Weisgerber had informed the Chair that her voting machine had not worked during the vote on the report by Tokia Saïfi (A7-0312/2010 ).

Sonia Alfano had informed the Chair that her voting machine had not worked during the vote on motion for a resolution B7-0623/2010 .


(The sitting was suspended at 13.20 and resumed at 15.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: Diana WALLIS
Vice-President

11.  Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

The minutes of the previous sitting were approved.


12.  Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (debate)

(For the titles and authors of the motions for resolutions, see minutes of 23.11.2010, item 2 )


12.1.  Iraq - in particular the death penalty and attacks against Christian communities

Motions for resolution B7-0629/2010 , B7-0630/2010 , B7-0631/2010 , B7-0632/2010 , B7-0633/2010 and B7-0634/2010

Bastiaan Belder , Véronique De Keyser , Anneli Jäätteenmäki , Peter van Dalen , Frieda Brepoels , Miguel Portas and Constance Le Grip introduced motions for resolutions.

The following spoke: Mario Mauro , on behalf of the PPE Group, Ana Gomes , on behalf of the S&D Group, Marietje Schaake , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Marie-Christine Vergiat , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Franz Obermayr , Non-attached Member, Esther de Lange , Mitro Repo , Tunne Kelam , Justas Vincas Paleckis and Bernd Posselt .

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Bogusław Sonik , Carl Schlyter , Konrad Szymański , Catherine Soullie and Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris .

The following spoke: Janusz Lewandowski (Member of the Commission) .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 25.11.2010, item 13.1 .


12.2.  Tibet - plans to make Chinese the main language of instruction

Motions for resolution B7-0637/2010 , B7-0638/2010 , B7-0640/2010 , B7-0642/2010 , B7-0643/2010 and B7-0644/2010

Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg , Marietje Schaake , Ryszard Czarnecki , Heidi Hautala and Thomas Mann introduced motions for resolutions.

The following spoke: Róża Gräfin von Thun und Hohenstein , on behalf of the PPE Group, Kristiina Ojuland , on behalf of the ALDE Group, Reinhard Bütikofer , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Joanna Katarzyna Skrzydlewska and Cristian Dan Preda , to put a 'blue card' question to Reinhard Bütikofer , who replied to that question.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Csaba Sógor , Zuzana Brzobohatá , Jaroslav Paška , Csanád Szegedi , Angelika Werthmann , Bogusław Sonik and Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris .

The following spoke: Janusz Lewandowski (Member of the Commission) .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 25.11.2010, item 13.2 .


12.3.  Burma - conduct of elections and the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Motions for resolution B7-0635/2010 , B7-0636/2010 , B7-0639/2010 , B7-0641/2010 , B7-0645/2010 , B7-0646/2010 and B7-0647/2010

Véronique De Keyser , Marietje Schaake , Adam Bielan , Barbara Lochbihler , Rui Tavares and Bernd Posselt introduced motions for resolutions.

The following spoke: Cristian Dan Preda , on behalf of the PPE Group, David Martin , on behalf of the S&D Group, and Ryszard Czarnecki , on behalf of the ECR Group .

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: George Sabin Cutaş , Marc Tarabella , Sergio Paolo Francesco Silvestris and Bogusław Sonik .

The following spoke: Janusz Lewandowski (Member of the Commission) .

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 25.11.2010, item 13.3 .


13.  Voting time

Details of voting (amendments, separate and split votes, etc.) appear in the Results of Votes annex to the minutes.

The results of roll-call votes are available in electronic form only, as an annex to the minutes, and can be accessed via Europarl.


13.1.  Iraq - in particular the death penalty and attacks against Christian communities (vote)

Motions for resolution B7-0629/2010 , B7-0630/2010 , B7-0631/2010 , B7-0632/2010 , B7-0633/2010 , B7-0634/2010 and B7-0648/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 16)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B7-0629/2010

(replacing B7-0629/2010 , B7-0630/2010 , B7-0631/2010 , B7-0632/2010 , B7-0633/2010 and B7-0648/2010 )

tabled by the following Members:

José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra , Elmar Brok , Constance Le Grip , Mario Mauro , Esther de Lange , Cristian Dan Preda , Bernd Posselt , Laima Liucija Andrikienė , Filip Kaczmarek , Lena Kolarska-Bobińska , Eija-Riitta Korhola , Monica Luisa Macovei , Elena Băsescu , Tunne Kelam , Elisabeth Jeggle , Cristiana Muscardini , Bogusław Sonik , Thomas Mann , Sari Essayah , Csaba Sógor , Martin Kastler , Carlo Casini , on behalf of the PPE Group ;
Véronique De Keyser , Gianni Pittella , Silvia Costa , David-Maria Sassoli , on behalf of the S&D Group ;
Louis Michel , Frédérique Ries , Marietje Schaake , Alexandra Thein , Renate Weber , Leonidas Donskis , Ramon Tremosa i Balcells , Sarah Ludford , Edward McMillan-Scott , Antonyia Parvanova , Kristiina Ojuland , Jelko Kacin , on behalf of the ALDE Group ;
Frieda Brepoels , Jill Evans , Barbara Lochbihler , Heidi Hautala , Jan Philipp Albrecht , Raül Romeva i Rueda , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group ;
Charles Tannock , Struan Stevenson , Peter van Dalen , on behalf of the ECR Group ;
Fiorello Provera , Bastiaan Belder , on behalf of the EFD Group ;
Cornelis de Jong .

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0448 )

(Motion for a resolution B7-0634/2010 fell.)

The following had spoken:

Véronique De Keyser , before the vote on amendment 3, to ask Mario Mauro for a clarification concerning that amendment.


13.2.  Tibet - plans to make Chinese the main language of instruction (vote)

Motions for resolution B7-0637/2010 , B7-0638/2010 , B7-0640/2010 , B7-0642/2010 , B7-0643/2010 and B7-0644/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 17)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B7-0637/2010

(replacing B7-0637/2010 , B7-0638/2010 , B7-0640/2010 , B7-0642/2010 , B7-0643/2010 and B7-0644/2010 )

tabled by the following Members:

Elmar Brok , José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra , Thomas Mann , Mario Mauro , Cristian Dan Preda , Bernd Posselt , Laima Liucija Andrikienė , Csaba Sógor , Filip Kaczmarek , Lena Kolarska-Bobińska , Róża Gräfin von Thun und Hohenstein , Eija-Riitta Korhola , Monica Luisa Macovei , Elena Băsescu , Tunne Kelam , Bogusław Sonik , Sari Essayah , Martin Kastler , on behalf of the PPE Group ;
Véronique De Keyser , Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg , on behalf of the S&D Group ;
Marietje Schaake , Niccolò Rinaldi , Graham Watson , Ramon Tremosa i Balcells , Frédérique Ries , Leonidas Donskis , Renate Weber , Edward McMillan-Scott , Sarah Ludford , Antonyia Parvanova , Kristiina Ojuland , Marielle De Sarnez , Sonia Alfano , on behalf of the ALDE Group ;
Heidi Hautala , Eva Lichtenberger , Raül Romeva i Rueda , François Alfonsi , Frieda Brepoels , Catherine Grèze , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group ;
Charles Tannock , Michał Tomasz Kamiński , Konrad Szymański , Tomasz Piotr Poręba , Marek Henryk Migalski , Ryszard Czarnecki , Adam Bielan , Roberts Zīle , on behalf of the ECR Group ;
Fiorello Provera , on behalf of the EFD Group .

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0449 )


13.3.  Burma - conduct of elections and the release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (vote)

Motions for resolution B7-0635/2010 , B7-0636/2010 , B7-0639/2010 , B7-0641/2010 , B7-0645/2010 , B7-0646/2010 and B7-0647/2010

(Simple majority)
(Voting record: 'Results of votes', Item 18)

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B7-0635/2010

(replacing B7-0635/2010 , B7-0636/2010 , B7-0639/2010 , B7-0641/2010 , B7-0645/2010 , B7-0646/2010 and B7-0647/2010 )

tabled by the following Members:

Elmar Brok , José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra , Laima Liucija Andrikienė , Lena Kolarska-Bobińska , Mario Mauro , Cristian Dan Preda , Bernd Posselt , Filip Kaczmarek , Eija-Riitta Korhola , Monica Luisa Macovei , Elena Băsescu , Tunne Kelam , Bogusław Sonik , Thomas Mann , Sari Essayah and Csaba Sógor , on behalf of the PPE Group ;
Véronique De Keyser , Marc Tarabella and Rovana Plumb , on behalf of the S&D Group ;
Ramon Tremosa i Balcells , Sonia Alfano , Leonidas Donskis , Niccolò Rinaldi , Edward McMillan-Scott , Sarah Ludford , Frédérique Ries , Renate Weber , Marietje Schaake , Antonyia Parvanova , Adina-Ioana Vălean , Marielle De Sarnez , Kristiina Ojuland and Anneli Jäätteenmäki , on behalf of the ALDE Group ;
Barbara Lochbihler , Christian Engström , Emilie Turunen , Heidi Hautala , Raül Romeva i Rueda and Gerald Häfner , on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group ;
Geoffrey Van Orden , Charles Tannock , Michał Tomasz Kamiński , Adam Bielan , Nirj Deva , Ryszard Antoni Legutko , Tomasz Piotr Poręba , Konrad Szymański , Marek Henryk Migalski and Ryszard Czarnecki , on behalf of the ECR Group ;
Marie-Christine Vergiat , on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group ;
Fiorello Provera , on behalf of the EFD Group .

Adopted ( P7_TA(2010)0450 )


14.  Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Corrections to votes and voting intentions appear on the 'Séance en direct' website under 'Votes'/'Results of votes'/'Roll-call votes'. They are published in hard copy in the Result of roll-call votes annex.

The electronic version on Europarl will be regularly updated for a maximum of two weeks after the day of the vote concerned.

After the two-week deadline has passed, the list of corrections to votes and voting intentions will be finalised so that it can be translated and published in the Official Journal.

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Véronique De Keyser had informed the Chair that, for technical reasons connected with her voting card, she had not been able to take part in the vote on joint motion for a resolution RC-B7-0629/2010 .


15.  Documents received

The following documents had been received from the Council and Commission:

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of a Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union (06903/2010 - C7-0384/2010 - 2007/0231(NLE) )

referred to

responsible :

AFET

opinion :

INTA

- Proposal for a decision of the Council and of the representatives of the governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council on the conclusion of the Protocol to Amend the Air Transport Agreement between the United States of America, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part (15381/2010 - C7-0385/2010 - 2010/0112(NLE) )

referred to

responsible :

TRAN

- Proposal for a decision of the Council and of the representatives of the Governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council on the conclusion of the Agreement on Air Transport between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and Canada, of the other part (15380/2010 - C7-0386/2010 - 2009/0018(NLE) )

referred to

responsible :

TRAN

- Proposal for a Council directive on the management of spent fuel and radioactive waste (COM(2010)0618 - C7-0387/2010 - 2010/0306(NLE) )

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

opinion :

ENVI, EMPL

- 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 28 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline and sound financial management (application EGF/2010/012 NL/Noord Holland ICT from the Netherlands) (COM(2010)0685 - C7-0389/2010 - 2010/2279(BUD) )

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

opinion :

EMPL

- Proposal for transfer of appropriations DEC48/2010 - Section III - Commission (N7-0074/2010 - C7-0390/2010 - 2010/2280(GBD))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and Georgia on the facilitation of the issuance of visas (11324/2010 - C7-0391/2010 - 2010/0106(NLE) )

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

opinion :

AFET

- Proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and Georgia on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation (15507/2010 - C7-0392/2010 - 2010/0108(NLE) )

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

opinion :

AFET


16.  Written declarations included in the register (Rule 123)

Number of signatures obtained by the written declarations included in the register (Rule 123(3)):

Document number

Author

Signatures

60/2010

Dieter-Lebrecht Koch, Thomas Ulmer

64

61/2010

Britta Thomsen, Elizabeth Lynne, Ilda Figueiredo, Karima Delli, Jacek Protasiewicz

268

62/2010

Joanna Senyszyn, Ivo Belet, Mary Honeyball, Seán Kelly, Hannu Takkula

307

63/2010

Filip Kaczmarek

71

64/2010

Arlene McCarthy, Hélène Flautre, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Eva-Britt Svensson

109

65/2010

Vincenzo Iovine

33

66/2010

Vincenzo Iovine

38

67/2010

Andrzej Grzyb, Bogdan Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Marian-Jean Marinescu, Paul Rübig, Alejo Vidal-Quadras

124

68/2010

Pavel Poc, Frieda Brepoels, Cristian Silviu Buşoi, Jo Leinen, Alojz Peterle

411

69/2010

Catherine Grèze, Jean-Luc Bennahmias, Cornelia Ernst, Kinga Göncz, Barbara Lochbihler

97

70/2010

Paolo Bartolozzi, Leonardo Domenici, Niccolò Rinaldi, Helga Trüpel

136

71/2010

Jean-Paul Besset, Chris Davies, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Daciana Octavia Sârbu

329

72/2010

Elizabeth Lynne, Roberta Angelilli, Tanja Fajon, Raül Romeva i Rueda

105

73/2010

Oreste Rossi

41

74/2010

Aldo Patriciello, Alfredo Pallone, Gabriele Albertini, Barbara Matera, Licia Ronzulli

69

75/2010

Alejo Vidal-Quadras, Stephen Hughes, Kristiina Ojuland, Søren Bo Søndergaard, Struan Stevenson

401

76/2010

Jiří Maštálka, Vladimír Remek

20

77/2010

Silvia-Adriana Ţicău, Fiona Hall, Marisa Matias, Algirdas Saudargas, Claude Turmes

134

78/2010

László Surján, Michał Tomasz Kamiński, Carl Haglund, Salvador Garriga Polledo

63

79/2010

Oreste Rossi

38

80/2010

Marisa Matias, Jo Leinen, Michèle Rivasi, Herbert Reul, Antonyia Parvanova

182

81/2010

Fiona Hall, Inés Ayala Sender, Isabelle Durant, Dieter-Lebrecht Koch, Sabine Wils

65

82/2010

Alexander Alvaro, Carlos Coelho, Stavros Lambrinidis, Judith Sargentini, Rui Tavares

41

83/2010

Elisabetta Gardini

16

84/2010

Marc Tarabella, Regina Bastos, Pascal Canfin, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Renate Weber

49

85/2010

Françoise Castex, Jean-Luc Bennahmias, Frank Engel, Miguel Portas, Heide Rühle

59

86/2010

Giommaria Uggias, François Alfonsi, Véronique De Keyser, João Ferreira, Niccolò Rinaldi

97

87/2010

Nicole Sinclaire, Mike Nattrass

27

88/2010

Malcolm Harbour, Bendt Bendtsen, Cornelis de Jong, Edit Herczog, Olle Schmidt

87

89/2010

Zuzana Roithová, Alexander Alvaro, Stavros Lambrinidis, Miroslav Ouzký, Manfred Weber

43

90/2010

Mario Mauro, Hannes Swoboda, Konrad Szymański, Hannu Takkula

67

91/2010

Franz Obermayr

17

92/2010

Zigmantas Balčytis, Vilija Blinkevičiūtė, Ivars Godmanis, Bogusław Liberadzki, Justas Vincas Paleckis

23


17.  Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

Pursuant to Rule 179(2), the minutes of that day's sitting would be submitted to Parliament for its approval at the beginning of the next sitting.

With Parliament's agreement, the texts that had been adopted would be forwarded forthwith to the bodies named therein.


18.  Dates of forthcoming sittings

The next sittings would be held from 13 December 2010 to 16 December 2010.


19.  Adjournment of the session

The session of the European Parliament was adjourned.

The sitting closed at 16.30.

Klaus Welle

Jerzy Buzek

Secretary-General

President

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