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Thursday, 15 January 2009 - Strasbourg
1.Opening of the sitting
 2.Animal transport (debate)
 3.Mediterranean diet (debate)
 4.Communication of Council common positions
 5.Restoring NTDTV Television broadcasts to China via Eutelsat (written declaration)
 6.Voting time
  6.1.Budgetary control of EU funds in Afghanistan (Rule 131) (vote)
  6.2.Equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions (vote)
  6.3.Situation in the Middle East/Gaza Strip (vote)
  6.4.Situation in the Horn of Africa (vote)
  6.5.EU strategy towards Belarus (vote)
  6.6.Commemorating 11 July as a day of remembrance for the victims of the massacre in Srebrenica (vote)
 7.Explanations of vote
 8.Corrections to votes and voting intentions
 9.Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting
 10.Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (debate)
  10.1.Iran: the Shirin Ebadi case
  10.2.Guinea
  10.3.Press freedom in Kenya
 11.Voting time
  11.1.Iran: the Shirin Ebadi case (vote)
  11.2.Guinea (vote)
  11.3.Press freedom in Kenya (vote)
 12.Documents received
 13.Decisions concerning certain documents
 14.Written declarations included in the register (Rule 116)
 15.Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting
 16.Dates of forthcoming sittings
 17.Adjournment of the session
 ATTENDANCE REGISTER


IN THE CHAIR: Luigi COCILOVO
Vice-President

1. Opening of the sitting

The sitting opened at 10.05.


2. Animal transport (debate)

Oral question (O-0134/2008) by Neil Parish, on behalf of the AGRI Committee, to the Commission: Animal Transport Regulation (EC) No 1/2005: Annual reports by the Member States on enforcement (B6-0496/2008)

Neil Parish moved the oral question.

Vladimír Špidla (Member of the Commission) answered the oral question.

The following spoke: Struan Stevenson, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Rosa Miguélez Ramos, on behalf of the PSE Group, Anne E. Jensen, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Janusz Wojciechowski, on behalf of the UEN Group, Carl Schlyter, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Jens Holm, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Godfrey Bloom, on behalf of the IND/DEM Group, Jim Allister, Non-attached Member, Elisabeth Jeggle, Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos, Mojca Drčar Murko, Andrzej Tomasz Zapałowski, Kathy Sinnott, Lydia Schenardi, Mairead McGuinness, Robert Evans, Fiona Hall, Zdzisław Zbigniew Podkański, Esther De Lange, Elizabeth Lynne and Den Dover.

IN THE CHAIR: Miguel Angel MARTÍNEZ MARTÍNEZ
Vice-President

The following spoke: Samuli Pohjamo.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Agnes Schierhuber, Richard Corbett, Sylwester Chruszcz, Constantin Dumitriu, Maria Petre, Avril Doyle and Czesław Adam Siekierski.

The following spoke: Neil Parish, who put a number of supplementary questions to Commission, to which Vladimír Špidla replied

The debate closed.


3. Mediterranean diet (debate)

Oral question (O-0135/2008) by Neil Parish, on behalf of the AGRI Committee, to the Commission: Mediterranean diet (B6-0497/2008)

Neil Parish moved the oral question.

Vladimír Špidla (Member of the Commission) answered the oral question.

The following spoke: Rosa Miguélez Ramos, on behalf of the PSE Group, Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Sebastiano (Nello) Musumeci, on behalf of the UEN Group, Pedro Guerreiro, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos, Salvatore Tatarella, Vincenzo Lavarra and Alessandro Battilocchio.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Czesław Adam Siekierski, Marios Matsakis, Ewa Tomaszewska and Jean-Claude Martinez.

The following spoke: Vladimír Špidla.

The debate closed.

(The sitting was suspended at 11.50 and resumed at 12.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: Hans-Gert PÖTTERING
President

The following spoke: Francis Wurtz, who, in view of the forthcoming vote on the situation in the Middle East/Gaza Strip (minutes of 15.01.2009, item 6.3), reported the shelling of the headquarters of the UN refugee aid agency in Gaza.


4. Communication of Council common positions

The President announced, pursuant to Rule 57(1), that the following common positions had been received from the Council, together with the reasons which had led to their adoption, and the Commission's position on:

- Common position adopted by the Council on 17 December 2008 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems, and determining the content of its annexes (14518/1/2008 - C6-0003/2009 - 2006/0008(COD))
referred to responsible: EMPL

- Common position adopted by the Council on 20 November 2008 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning statistics on plant protection products (11120/2/2008 - C6-0004/2009 - 2006/0258(COD))
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Common position adopted by the Council on 18 December 2008 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down Community procedures for the establishment of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin, and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 and amending Directive 2001/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council (15079/2/2008 - C6-0005/2009 - 2007/0064(COD))
referred to responsible: ENVI

- Common position adopted by the Council on 17 December 2008 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the procedure for implementing Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems (14516/4/2008 - C6-0006/2009 - 2006/0006(COD))
referred to responsible: EMPL

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for access to the international road haulage market (recast) (11788/1/2008 - C6-0014/2009 - 2007/0099(COD))
referred to responsible: TRAN

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing common rules concerning the conditions to be complied with to pursue the occupation of road transport operator and repealing Council Directive 96/26/EC (11783/1/2008 - C6-0015/2009 - 2007/0098(COD))
referred to responsible: TRAN

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for access to the international market for coach and bus services (recast) (11786/1/2008 - C6-0016/2009 - 2007/0097(COD))
referred to responsible: TRAN

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (14541/1/2008 - C6-0020/2009 - 2007/0197(COD))
referred to responsible: ITRE

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas and repealing Directive 2003/55/EC (14540/2/2008 - C6-0021/2009 - 2007/0196(COD))
referred to responsible: ITRE

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on conditions for access to the network for cross-border exchanges in electricity and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1228/2003 (14546/2/2008 - C6-0022/2009 - 2007/0198(COD))
referred to responsible: ITRE

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on conditions for access to the natural gas transmission networks and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1775/2005 (14548/2/2008 - C6-0023/2009 - 2007/0199(COD))
referred to responsible: ITRE

- Common position adopted by the Council on 9 January 2009 with a view to the adoption of a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning common rules for the internal market in electricity and repealing Directive 2003/54/EC (14539/2/2008 - C6-0024/2009 - 2007/0195(COD))
referred to responsible: ITRE

The three-month period available to Parliament to adopt its position would therefore begin the following day (16 January 2009).


5. Restoring NTDTV Television broadcasts to China via Eutelsat (written declaration)

Written declaration 0086/2008, submitted by Marco Cappato, Hanna Foltyn-Kubicka, Thomas Mann, Charles Tannock and Helga Trüpel, on restoring NTDTV Television broadcasts to China via Eutelsat, had been signed by the majority of Parliament's component Members. Consequently, in accordance with Rule 116(4), it would be forwarded to its addressees and published, together with the names of the signatories, in the Texts Adopted of the sitting of 3 February 2009.

The following spoke: Marco Cappato


6. 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.


6.1. Budgetary control of EU funds in Afghanistan (Rule 131) (vote)

Report: on the budgetary control of EU funds in Afghanistan [2008/2152(INI)] - Committee on Budgetary Control. Rapporteur: Véronique Mathieu (A6-0488/2008)

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted by single vote (P6_TA(2009)0023)


6.2. Equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions (vote)

Report: on transposition and application of Directive 2002/73/EC on the implementation of the principle of equal treatment for men and women as regards access to employment, vocational training and promotion, and working conditions [2008/2039(INI)] - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality. Rapporteur: Teresa Riera Madurell (A6-0491/2008)

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0024)


6.3. Situation in the Middle East/Gaza Strip (vote)

Motions for resolution B6-0051/2009, B6-0054/2009, B6-0056/2009, B6-0057/2009, B6-0058/2009 and B6-0059/2009

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B6-0051/2009

(replacing B6-0051/2009, B6-0054/2009, B6-0056/2009, B6-0057/2009, B6-0058/2009 and B6-0059/2009):

tabled by the following Members:

Joseph Daul, José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Elmar Brok, Charles Tannock, Jana Hybášková, Ioannis Kasoulides, Gunnar Hökmark, Tokia Saïfi and Vito Bonsignore, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,

Martin Schulz, Pasqualina Napoletano, Hannes Swoboda, Kristian Vigenin, Richard Howitt and Proinsias De Rossa, on behalf of the PSE Group,

Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck, on behalf of the ALDE Group,

Roberta Angelilli, Hanna Foltyn-Kubicka, Ryszard Czarnecki, Eugenijus Maldeikis, Inese Vaidere, Eoin Ryan, Mirosław Mariusz Piotrowski and Adam Bielan, on behalf of the UEN Group,

Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Monica Frassoni, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,

Francis Wurtz, Luisa Morgantini and Miguel Portas, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group,

Kathy Sinnott, on behalf of the IND/DEM Group

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0025)

The following spoke:

Martin Schulz, on behalf of the PSE Group, spoke before the vote to call on Israel to provide assurances that it would guarantee the safety of international organisations; he also paid tribute to Michel Rocard on the occasion of his forthcoming retirement (the President associated himself with this tribute).

Michael Gahler, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, moved an oral amendment to paragraph 3, which was incorporated.

The President announced that, in his role as President of the Euromed Assembly, he would propose the adoption of a resolution in the same vein as the resolution adopted by Parliament that day.


6.4. Situation in the Horn of Africa (vote)

Motion for a resolution B6-0033/2009

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0026)

The following spoke:

Ana Maria Gomes, on behalf of the PSE Group, moved an oral amendment to insert a new paragraph before paragraph 1.

Hartmut Nassauer, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, objected to this amendment, which was not incorporated (as over 40 Members objected).


6.5. EU strategy towards Belarus (vote)

Motions for resolution B6-0028/2009, B6-0029/2009, B6-0030/2009, B6-0031/2009 and B6-0032/2009

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B6-0028/2009

(replacing B6-0028/2009, B6-0029/2009, B6-0030/2009, B6-0031/2009 and B6-0032/2009):

tabled by the following Members:

Jacek Protasiewicz, José Ignacio Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Charles Tannock and Esther De Lange, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,

Jan Marinus Wiersma and Justas Vincas Paleckis, on behalf of the PSE Group,

Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck, Janusz Onyszkiewicz and Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on behalf of the ALDE Group,

Konrad Szymański, Wojciech Roszkowski, Adam Bielan, Hanna Foltyn-Kubicka, Ewa Tomaszewska, Ryszard Czarnecki, Inese Vaidere, Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis and Gintaras Didžiokas, on behalf of the UEN Group,

Elisabeth Schroedter and Milan Horáček, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0027)

The following spoke:

Jan Marinus Wiersma moved an oral amendment to paragraph 9, which was incorporated.


6.6. Commemorating 11 July as a day of remembrance for the victims of the massacre in Srebrenica (vote)

Motions for resolution B6-0022/2009, B6-0023/2009, B6-0024/2009, B6-0025/2009, B6-0026/2009 and B6-0027/2009

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B6-0022/2009

(replacing B6-0022/2009, B6-0023/2009, B6-0024/2009, B6-0025/2009, B6-0026/2009 and B6-0027/2009):

tabled by the following Members:

Doris Pack, on behalf of the PPE-DE GroupHannes Swoboda and Jan Marinus Wiersma, on behalf of the PSE Group,

Hannes Swoboda and Jan Marinus Wiersma, on behalf of the PSE Group

Diana Wallis and Jelko Kacin, on behalf of the ALDE Group,

Adam Bielan, Ryszard Czarnecki, Konrad Szymański, Ewa Tomaszewska, Salvatore Tatarella, Hanna Foltyn-Kubicka and Mieczysław Edmund Janowski, on behalf of the UEN Group,

Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Gisela Kallenbach, Angelika Beer, Raül Romeva i Rueda, Cem Özdemir, Sepp Kusstatscher and Joost Lagendijk, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,

Erik Meijer and Roberto Musacchio, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0028)

The following spoke:

Doris Pack, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, moved an oral amendment to paragraph 3, which was incorporated.


7. Explanations of vote

Written explanations of vote:

Explanations of vote submitted in writing under Rule 163(3) appear in the Verbatim Report of Proceedings for the sitting.

Oral explanations of vote:

Report: Teresa Riera Madurell - A6-0491/2008
Daniel Hannan

IN THE CHAIR: Gérard ONESTA
Vice-President

Report: Teresa Riera Madurell - A6-0491/2008
Philip Claeys and Astrid Lulling

RC-B6-0051/2009 Situation in the Middle East/Gaza Strip
Laima Liucija Andrikienė, Mairead McGuinness, Daniel Hannan, Bernd Posselt, Hannu Takkula and Kristian Vigenin

RC-B6-0028/2009 EU strategy towards Belarus
Laima Liucija Andrikienė and Roberto Fiore


8. 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.

Véronique Mathieu had made it known that her voting machine had not worked during the vote on her report (A6-0488/2008).


(The sitting was suspended at 12.35 and resumed at 15.00.)

IN THE CHAIR: Gérard ONESTA
Vice-President

9. Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

The minutes of the previous sitting were approved.

Patrizia Toia had made it known that due to a technical problem with her voting card she had been unable to take part in the vote on the report by Marco Cappato - A6-0459/2008.

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Ralf Walter had made it known that he had been present at the sitting of 13 January 2009, but that his name was not on the attendance register.


10. 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 13.01.2009, item 3)


10.1. Iran: the Shirin Ebadi case

Motions for resolution B6-0036/2009, B6-0039/2009, B6-0040/2009, B6-0041/2009, B6-0049/2009 and B6-0052/2009

Marios Matsakis, Catherine Stihler, Jean Lambert, Tunne Kelam and Erik Meijer introduced motions for resolutions.

The following spoke: Bernd Posselt, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Józef Pinior, on behalf of the PSE Group, and Leopold Józef Rutowicz, on behalf of the UEN Group.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Alexandru Nazare, Paulo Casaca, Janusz Onyszkiewicz and Zbigniew Zaleski.

The following spoke: Vladimír Špidla (Member of the Commission).

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 15.01.2009, item 11.1.


10.2. Guinea

Motions for resolution B6-0037/2009, B6-0042/2009, B6-0043/2009, B6-0044/2009, B6-0045/2009 and B6-0053/2009

Marios Matsakis, Jean-Pierre Audy and Erik Meijer introduced motions for resolutions.

The following spoke: Filip Kaczmarek, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, and Ewa Tomaszewska, on behalf of the UEN Group.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Charles Tannock, Zdzisław Zbigniew Podkański, Laima Liucija Andrikienė and Leopold Józef Rutowicz.

The following spoke: Vladimír Špidla (Member of the Commission).

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 15.01.2009, item 11.2.


10.3. Press freedom in Kenya

Motions for resolution B6-0038/2009, B6-0046/2009, B6-0047/2009, B6-0048/2009, B6-0050/2009 and B6-0055/2009

Marios Matsakis, Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg, Colm Burke and Erik Meijer introduced motions for resolutions.

The following spoke: Charles Tannock, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Catherine Stihler, on behalf of the PSE Group, Ewa Tomaszewska, on behalf of the UEN Group, and Tadeusz Zwiefka.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Laima Liucija Andrikienė.

The following spoke: Marios Matsakis, on the situation in Gaza.

The following spoke under the 'catch-the-eye' procedure: Leopold Józef Rutowicz and Janusz Onyszkiewicz.

The following spoke: Vladimír Špidla.

The debate closed.

Vote: minutes of 15.01.2009, item 11.3.


11. 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.


11.1. Iran: the Shirin Ebadi case (vote)

Motions for resolution B6-0036/2009, B6-0039/2009, B6-0040/2009, B6-0041/2009, B6-0049/2009 and B6-0052/2009

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B6-0036/2009

(replacing B6-0036/2009, B6-0039/2009, B6-0040/2009, B6-0041/2009, B6-0049/2009 and B6-0052/2009):

tabled by the following Members:

Michael Gahler, Bernd Posselt, Eija-Riitta Korhola and Tunne Kelam, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,
Pasqualina Napoletano, Hannes Swoboda and Christa Prets, on behalf of the PSE Group,
Marios Matsakis and Frédérique Ries, on behalf of the ALDE Group,
Cristiana Muscardini, Roberta Angelilli, Antonio Mussa, Adam Bielan and Ryszard Czarnecki, on behalf of the UEN Group,
Angelika Beer, Jean Lambert, Monica Frassoni and Hélène Flautre, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,
Eva-Britt Svensson and Luisa Morgantini, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group.

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0029)


11.2. Guinea (vote)

Motions for resolution B6-0037/2009, B6-0042/2009, B6-0043/2009, B6-0044/2009, B6-0045/2009 and B6-0053/2009

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B6-0037/2009

(replacing B6-0037/2009, B6-0042/2009, B6-0043/2009, B6-0044/2009, B6-0045/2009 and B6-0053/2009):

tabled by the following Members:

Jean-Pierre Audy, Filip Kaczmarek, Eija-Riitta Korhola and Bernd Posselt, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,
Pasqualina Napoletano, Marie-Arlette Carlotti, Glenys Kinnock, Ana Maria Gomes, Alain Hutchinson, Josep Borrell Fontelles, Thijs Berman and Catherine Neris, on behalf of the PSE Group,
Marios Matsakis, Thierry Cornillet and Johan Van Hecke, on behalf of the ALDE Group,
Hanna Foltyn-Kubicka, Ryszard Czarnecki, Konrad Szymański, Adam Bielan, Ewa Tomaszewska and Mieczysław Edmund Janowski, on behalf of the UEN Group,
Marie-Hélène Aubert, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,
Vittorio Agnoletto, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group.

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0030)


11.3. Press freedom in Kenya (vote)

Motions for resolution B6-0038/2009, B6-0046/2009, B6-0047/2009, B6-0048/2009, B6-0050/2009 and B6-0055/2009

(Simple majority)

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

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC-B6-0038/2009

(replacing B6-0038/2009, B6-0046/2009, B6-0047/2009, B6-0048/2009, B6-0050/2009 and B6-0055/2009):

tabled by the following Members:

Colm Burke, Bernd Posselt, Charles Tannock, Eija-Riitta Korhola, Tunne Kelam, Laima Liucija Andrikienė and Tadeusz Zwiefka, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,
Pasqualina Napoletano, Glenys Kinnock, Ana Maria Gomes and Thijs Berman, on behalf of the PSE Group,
Marios Matsakis, Frédérique Ries and Marielle De Sarnez, on behalf of the ALDE Group,
Eoin Ryan, Mieczysław Edmund Janowski, Adam Bielan, Hanna Foltyn-Kubicka and Ryszard Czarnecki, on behalf of the UEN Group,
Margrete Auken, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,
Vittorio Agnoletto, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group.

Adopted (P6_TA(2009)0031)


12. Documents received

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

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a procedure for the negotiation and conclusion of bilateral agreements between Member States and third countries concerning sectoral matters and covering applicable law in contractual and non-contractual obligations (COM(2008)0893 - C6-0001/2009 - 2008/0259(COD))

referred to

responsible :

JURI

opinion :

LIBE

- Proposal for a Council Framework Decision on the European supervision order in pre-trial procedures between Member States of the European Union (17002/2008 - C6-0009/2009 - 2006/0158(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an audiovisual cooperation programme with professionals from third countries MEDIA Mundus (COM(2008)0892 - C6-0011/2009 - 2008/0258(COD))

referred to

responsible :

CULT

opinion :

DEVE, AFET, BUDG

- Council Decision concerning the conclusion of the additional protocol to the Agreement on Trade, Development and Cooperation between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union (16447/2008 - C6-0017/2009 - 2008/0212(AVC))

referred to

responsible :

DEVE

opinion :

INTA

- Proposal for a Council regulation laying down the trade arrangements applicable to certain goods resulting from the processing of agricultural products (Codified version) (COM(2008)0796 - C6-0018/2009 - 2008/0226(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

JURI

- Proposal for a Council regulation setting up a Community system of reliefs from customs duty (codified version) (COM(2008)0842 - C6-0019/2009 - 2008/0235(CNS))

referred to

responsible :

JURI

- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the energy performance of buildings (recast) (COM(2008)0780 - C6-0413/2008 - 2008/0223(COD))

referred to

responsible :

ITRE

opinion :

JURI

- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers (Recast) (COM(2008)0815 - C6-0477/2008 - 2008/0244(COD))

referred to

responsible :

LIBE

opinion :

JURI

- Proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending the Interinstitutional Agreement of 17 May 2006 on budgetary discipline and sound financial management as regards the multiannual financial framework (COM(2008)0859 - C6-0508/2008 - 2008/2332(ACI))

referred to

responsible :

BUDG

- Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2001/83/EC as regards the prevention of the entry into the legal supply chain of medicinal products which are falsified in relation to their identity, history or source (COM(2008)0668 - C6-0513/2008 - 2008/0261(COD))

referred to

responsible :

ENVI

opinion :

ITRE, IMCO

- Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1927/2006 on establishing the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (COM(2008)0867 - C6-0518/2008 - 2008/0267(COD))

referred to

responsible :

EMPL

opinion :

BUDG, ITRE, ECON, INTA, REGI


13. Decisions concerning certain documents

Decision to draw up own-initiative reports (Rule 45)

AFET Committee

- Annual Report on Human Rights in the World 2008 and the European Union's policy on the matter (2008/2336(INI))
(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 18.12.2008)

ECON Committee

- Report on a European Economic Recovery Plan (2008/2334(INI))
(opinion: DEVE, ENVI, EMPL, ITRE, INTA, REGI, BUDG)
(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 18.12.2008)

EMPL Committee

- Active inclusion of people excluded from the labour market (2008/2335(INI))
(opinion: FEMM)
(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 18.12.2008)

JURI Committee

- 25th annual report from the Commission on monitoring the application of community law (2007) (2008/2337(INI))
(opinion: PETI)
(Following the Conference of Presidents' decision of 18.12.2008)

Change of referral

REGI Committee

- New types of costs eligible for a contribution from the ESF (amendment of Regulation (EC) No 1081/2006 on the European Social Fund) (COM(2008)0813 - C6-0454/2008 - 2008/0232(COD))
referred to responsible: EMPL
opinion: BUDG, CONT, REGI

CONT Committee

- Critical Infrastructure Warning Information Network (CIWIN) (COM(2008)0676 - C6-0399/2008 - 2008/0200(CNS))
referred to responsible: LIBE
opinion: ITRE, ECON, CONT, TRAN


14. Written declarations included in the register (Rule 116)

Number of signatures obtained by the written declarations included in the register (Rule 116(3)):

Document number

Author

Signatures

72/2008

Marian Zlotea, Flaviu Călin Rus

54

73/2008

Jean-Claude Martinez

22

74/2008

Daniel Strož

18

75/2008

Alexander Alvaro, Piia-Noora Kauppi, Frédérique Ries, Catherine Stihler, Helga Trüpel

286

76/2008

Sharon Bowles, Elspeth Attwooll, Martine Roure, Caroline Lucas, Anders Wijkman

160

77/2008

Marian Zlotea, Rareş-Lucian Niculescu, Flaviu Călin Rus

49

78/2008

Linda McAvan, Anne Laperrouze, Claude Turmes, Elisa Ferreira

142

80/2008

Françoise Grossetête, John Bowis, Katalin Lévai, Jan Tadeusz Masiel, Antonios Trakatellis

372

81/2008

Philip Claeys, Frank Vanhecke, Koenraad Dillen

14

82/2008

Mechtild Rothe, Anders Wijkman, Fiona Hall, Claude Turmes, Umberto Guidoni

104

83/2008

Andreas Mölzer

9

84/2008

Irena Belohorská, Zita Pleštinská, Anna Záborská

67

85/2008

Mikel Irujo Amezaga, Inés Ayala Sender

42

86/2008

Marco Cappato, Hanna Foltyn-Kubicka, Thomas Mann, Charles Tannock, Helga Trüpel

476

87/2008

Mario Mauro, Gianni Pittella

159

88/2008

Jean Lambert, Caroline Lucas, Alejandro Cercas, Luigi Cocilovo

103

89/2008

Bogusław Rogalski

48

90/2008

Richard Howitt, Caroline Lucas, Patrick Gaubert, Helmuth Markov, Renate Weber

116

91/2008

Hélène Goudin, Nils Lundgren, Henrik Lax, John Bowis

112

92/2008

Elizabeth Lynne, Jean Lambert, Edit Bauer, Marianne Mikko

112

93/2008

Madeleine Jouye de Grandmaison

80

94/2008

Eva-Britt Svensson

199

95/2008

Nicodim Bulzesc, Cristian Silviu Buşoi, Jules Maaten

41

96/2008

Dariusz Rosati, Elmar Brok

89

97/2008

Daniel Strož, Jaromír Kohlíček

10

98/2008

Angelika Beer, Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis, Frieda Brepoels, Annemie Neyts-Uyttebroeck, Ana Maria Gomes

70

99/2008

Elizabeth Lynne, Satu Hassi, Roger Helmer, Christel Schaldemose

82

100/2008

Maria Badia i Cutchet, Katerina Batzeli, Manolis Mavrommatis, Hannu Takkula, Mikel Irujo Amezaga

156

101/2008

Esther De Lange, Ivo Belet, Niels Busk, Esther Herranz García, Catherine Stihler

49

102/2008

Mieczysław Edmund Janowski, Wiesław Stefan Kuc

12

103/2008

Maria da Assunção Esteves, Jo Leinen, Gérard Deprez, Hélène Flautre, Giusto Catania

100

104/2008

Bill Newton Dunn

7

105/2008

Andreas Mölzer

7

106/2008

Hanne Dahl, Christel Schaldemose, Hélène Goudin, Carl Schlyter

29

107/2008

Katerina Batzeli, Gérard Onesta, Vasco Graça Moura, Giovanni Berlinguer, Claire Gibault

82

108/2008

Vittorio Agnoletto, Josep Borrell Fontelles, Monica Frassoni, Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou, Graham Watson

75

1/2009

Katerina Batzeli, Michael Cramer, Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Janusz Lewandowski, Janusz Wojciechowski

163

2/2009

Victor Boştinaru, Daciana Octavia Sârbu, Adrian Severin, Corina Creţu

11

3/2009

Philip Claeys, Frank Vanhecke, Koenraad Dillen

22


15. Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

Pursuant to Rule 172(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.


16. Dates of forthcoming sittings

The next sittings would be held from 2 February 2009 to 5 February 2009.


17. Adjournment of the session

The session of the European Parliament was adjourned.

The sitting closed at 16.10.

Harald Rømer

Hans-Gert Pöttering

Secretary-General

President


ATTENDANCE REGISTER

The following signed:

Adamou, Agnoletto, Aita, Albertini, Allister, Alvaro, Andersson, Andrejevs, Andrikienė, Angelakas, Angelilli, Antinucci, Arif, Arnaoutakis, Ashworth, Atkins, Attwooll, Aubert, Audy, Auken, Ayala Sender, Aylward, Baco, Baeva, Barsi-Pataky, Bartolozzi, Basile, Batten, Battilocchio, Bauer, Beaupuy, Beazley, Becsey, Belder, Belet, Belohorská, Bennahmias, Berend, Berès, Berger, Blokland, Bloom, Bobošíková, Bodu, Böge, Bösch, Bono, Borghezio, Borrell Fontelles, Boso, Boştinaru, Boursier, Bowis, Bowles, Bozkurt, Bradbourn, Braghetto, Brejc, Brepoels, Breyer, Březina, Brie, Brok, Bulfon, Bullmann, Bulzesc, Burke, Bushill-Matthews, Busk, Busquin, Cabrnoch, Calia, Callanan, Capoulas Santos, Cappato, Carlotti, Carnero González, Casa, Casaca, Casini, Caspary, Castex, Catania, Cavada, Cederschiöld, Cercas, Chatzimarkakis, Chichester, Chiesa, Chiriţă, Chmielewski, Christensen, Chruszcz, Chukolov, Ciani, Claeys, Clark, Cocilovo, Coelho, Cohn-Bendit, Corbett, Corbey, Corda, Cottigny, Cramer, Cremers, Corina Creţu, Gabriela Creţu, Crowley, Csibi, Marek Aleksander Czarnecki, Ryszard Czarnecki, Dăianu, Daul, David, Davies, De Blasio, de Brún, Degutis, Dehaene, De Keyser, Demetriou, De Rossa, De Sarnez, Descamps, Désir, Deß, Deva, De Veyrac, De Vits, Díaz de Mera García Consuegra, Didžiokas, Dillen, Dobolyi, Dombrovskis, Doorn, Douay, Dover, Doyle, Drčar Murko, Duchoň, Dührkop Dührkop, Duff, Duka-Zólyomi, Dumitriu, Ebner, Ek, El Khadraoui, Elles, Esteves, Estrela, Ettl, Jill Evans, Jonathan Evans, Robert Evans, Färm, Fajmon, Falbr, Farage, Fatuzzo, Fava, Fazakas, Fernandes, Fernández Martín, Ferrari, Anne Ferreira, Elisa Ferreira, Fiore, Fjellner, Flasarová, Flautre, Florenz, Foglietta, Foltyn-Kubicka, Fontaine, Ford, Fouré, Fourtou, Fraga Estévez, Fraile Cantón, França, Frassoni, Freitas, Friedrich, Funeriu, Gacek, Gahler, Gál, Gaľa, Garcés Ramón, García-Margallo y Marfil, García Pérez, Gardini, Gargani, Gaubert, Gauzès, Gebhardt, Gentvilas, Georgiou, Geringer de Oedenberg, Gewalt, Gibault, Gierek, Giertych, Gill, Giuntini, Gklavakis, Glante, Glattfelder, Goebbels, Goepel, Golik, Gollnisch, Gomes, Gomolka, Gottardi, Grabowska, Grabowski, Graça Moura, Gräßle, Grau i Segú, Grech, Griesbeck, Gröner, de Groen-Kouwenhoven, Grosch, Grossetête, Guardans Cambó, Guellec, Guerreiro, Gurmai, Gutiérrez-Cortines, Guy-Quint, Gyürk, Hänsch, Hall, Hammerstein, Hamon, Handzlik, Hannan, Harbour, Harkin, Harms, Hasse Ferreira, Haug, Heaton-Harris, Hedh, Hegyi, Helmer, Hénin, Hennicot-Schoepges, Hennis-Plasschaert, Hieronymi, Higgins, Holm, Honeyball, Hoppenstedt, Horáček, Howitt, Hudacký, Hudghton, Hughes, Hutchinson, Ibrisagic, Irujo Amezaga, Isler Béguin, Iturgaiz Angulo, Jałowiecki, Janowski, Járóka, Jarzembowski, Jeggle, Jensen, Jöns, Jørgensen, Jonckheer, Jordan Cizelj, Jouye de Grandmaison, Juknevičienė, Juri, Kacin, Kaczmarek, Kallenbach, Kamall, Karas, Karim, Kasoulides, Kaufmann, Kazak, Tunne Kelam, Kilroy-Silk, Kindermann, Kinnock, Kirilov, Kirkhope, Klaß, Koch, Koch-Mehrin, Konrad, Koppa, Korhola, Koterec, Kozlík, Krahmer, Krasts, Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou, Krehl, Kreissl-Dörfler, Kristovskis, Krupa, Kuc, Kuhne, Kušķis, Kusstatscher, Kuźmiuk, Lagendijk, Laignel, Lamassoure, Lambert, Lambrinidis, Landsbergis, Lang, De Lange, Langen, Laperrouze, Lauk, Lavarra, Lax, Lebech, Lechner, Le Foll, Lefrançois, Lehideux, Lehne, Lehtinen, Leichtfried, Leinen, Jean-Marie Le Pen, Marine Le Pen, Le Rachinel, Lévai, Lewandowski, Liberadzki, Libicki, Lienemann, Liese, Lipietz, Lo Curto, López-Istúriz White, Louis, Lucas, Lulling, Lundgren, Luque Aguilar, Lynne, Lyubcheva, Maaten, McAvan, McCarthy, McGuinness, McMillan-Scott, Madeira, Maldeikis, Manders, Mănescu, Maňka, Erika Mann, Thomas Mann, Marinescu, Marini, Markov, Martens, David Martin, Hans-Peter Martin, Martinez, Martínez Martínez, Masiel, Masip Hidalgo, Maštálka, Mathieu, Matsakis, Matsis, Matula, Mavrommatis, Mayer, Medina Ortega, Meijer, Méndez de Vigo, Meyer Pleite, Miguélez Ramos, Mikko, Mikolášik, Mitchell, Mladenov, Moraes, Morgan, Morillon, Elisabeth Morin, Mote, Mulder, Musacchio, Muscardini, Mussa, Musumeci, Myller, Napoletano, Naranjo Escobar, Nassauer, Nattrass, Nazare, Neris, Newton Dunn, Neyts-Uyttebroeck, Nicholson, Nicholson of Winterbourne, Niculescu, Novak, Öger, Özdemir, Olajos, Olbrycht, Ó Neachtain, Onesta, Ortuondo Larrea, Őry, Ouzký, Oviir, Paasilinna, Pack, Pafilis, Paleckis, Panayotopoulos-Cassiotou, Panayotov, Panzeri, Papadimoulis, Paparizov, Papastamkos, Parish, Paşcu, Patrie, Peillon, Pęk, Petre, Pflüger, Pieper, Pietikäinen, Pīks, Pinior, Piotrowski, Pirker, Pittella, Pleguezuelos Aguilar, Pleštinská, Podkański, Pöttering, Pohjamo, Poignant, Popa, Portas, Posdorf, Posselt, Prets, Pribetich, Protasiewicz, Purvis, Queiró, Quisthoudt-Rowohl, Raeva, Ransdorf, Rapkay, Rasmussen, Remek, Resetarits, Reul, Ribeiro e Castro, Riera Madurell, Ries, Robusti, Rocard, Rodust, Rogalski, Roithová, Romagnoli, Rosati, Roszkowski, Rothe, Rouček, Roure, Rovsing, Rübig, Rühle, Rus, Rutowicz, Ryan, Sacconi, Saïfi, Sakalas, Saks, Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Sánchez Presedo, dos Santos, Sanzarello, Sanz Palacio, Sârbu, Sartori, Saryusz-Wolski, Savi, Schapira, Schenardi, Schierhuber, Schinas, Schlyter, Frithjof Schmidt, Olle Schmidt, Schmitt, Schöpflin, Jürgen Schröder, Schulz, Schwab, Seeber, Segelström, Seppänen, Siekierski, Siitonen, Silva Peneda, Simpson, Sinnott, Siwiec, Skinner, Škottová, Smith, Sógor, Sommer, Søndergaard, Sousa Pinto, Spautz, Speroni, Staes, Staniszewska, Starkevičiūtė, Šťastný, Stavreva, Sterckx, Stevenson, Stihler, Stockmann, Stolojan, Stoyanov, Strejček, Sturdy, Sudre, Surján, Svensson, Swoboda, Szájer, Szejna, Szent-Iványi, Takkula, Tannock, Tarand, Tatarella, Teychenné, Thomsen, Thyssen, Ţicău, Titley, Toia, Tomaszewska, Tomczak, Toubon, Trautmann, Triantaphyllides, Trüpel, Turmes, Uca, Ulmer, Vaidere, Vakalis, Vălean, Vanhecke, Van Hecke, Van Lancker, Van Orden, Varela Suanzes-Carpegna, Varvitsiotis, Vatanen, Vaugrenard, Veneto, Veraldi, Vergnaud, Vidal-Quadras, Vigenin, Virrankoski, Visser, Vlasák, Vlasto, Wallis, Walter, Watson, Manfred Weber, Weiler, Weisgerber, Westlund, Whittaker, Wieland, Wielowieyski, Wiersma, Willmott, Iuliu Winkler, Wise, von Wogau, Wohlin, Bernard Wojciechowski, Janusz Wojciechowski, Wortmann-Kool, Wurtz, Zaleski, Zapałowski, Zappalà, Zatloukal, Ždanoka, Zdravkova, Železný, Zieleniec, Zimmer, Zlotea, Zvěřina, Zwiefka

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