Recommendation for second reading on the Council common position for adopting a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation [15623/7/2005 - C6-0089/2006 - 2004/0084(COD)] - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. Rapporteur: Angelika Niebler (A6-0165/2006)
Angelika Niebler introduced the recommendation for second reading.
Benita Ferrero-Waldner (Member of the Commission) spoke.
The following spoke: Amalia Sartori, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Bernadette Vergnaud, on behalf of the PSE Group, Danutė Budreikaitė, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Eva-Britt Svensson, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Urszula Krupa, on behalf of the IND/DEM Group, Alessandro Battilocchio, Non-attached Member, Marie Panayotopoulos-Cassiotou, Edite Estrela, Maria Carlshamre, Ilda Figueiredo, Fernand Le Rachinel, Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg, Marek Aleksander Czarnecki and Benita Ferrero-Waldner.