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Procedure : 2016/0184(NLE)
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Document selected : A8-0280/2016

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PV 04/10/2016 - 7.1
CRE 04/10/2016 - 7.1
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Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - Strasbourg

7.1. Conclusion on behalf of the EU of the Paris Agreement adopted under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ***
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Recommendation on the draft Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Paris Agreement adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [12256/2016 - C8-0401/2016 - 2016/0184(NLE)] - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. Rapporteur: Giovanni La Via (A8-0280/2016)

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

The following had spoken:

- Manfred Weber, on behalf of the PPE Group, Gianni Pittella, on behalf of the S&D Group, Morten Messerschmidt, on behalf of the ECR Group, Guy Verhofstadt, on behalf of the ALDE Group, Gabriele Zimmer, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, Rebecca Harms, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group, Piernicola Pedicini, on behalf of the EFDD Group, Marcel de Graaff, on behalf of the ENF Group, and Zoltán Balczó, non-attached Member;

- Jean-Claude Juncker (President of the Commission) and Ivan Korčok Ivan Korčok (President-in-office of the Council);

- Giovanni La Via (rapporteur).


Adopted (P8_TA(2016)0363)

Parliament approved the conclusion of the Paris Agreement.

The President signed the letter forwarding Parliament’s decision to the Council in the presence of Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ségolène Royal, French Minister for the Environment and President of COP21, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the Commission, Ivan Korčok, President-in-office of the Council, Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the Commission with responsibility for energy union, Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, and Giovanni la Via, rapporteur and Chair of the ENVI Committee.


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