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Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - Strasbourg
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 1. Binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement ***I 

Report: Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy (A8-0208/2017)

SubjectAm NoAuthorRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
Amendments by the committee responsible – put to the vote collectively2-3
6
10-14
18-20
22-25
39-41
43-48
committee+
Article 1, after § 126committeesep+
Article 2, § 327committeesep+
Article 2, after § 328committeesep+
Article 4, § 1, 3 and 429CPcommitteeRCV+578, 72, 8
Article 4, § 259EFDD-
29CPcommitteesplit
1/RCV+582, 68, 22
2/RCV+477, 156, 27
3/RCV+522, 134, 12
After Article 430committeesep+
Article 5, § 231CPcommittee+
60EFDD
Article 5; § 3, 4, 5 and 5a31CPcommittee+
Article 5, § 661DEFDD-
31CPcommittee+
Article 6, § 162EFDD-
Article 6, after § 332committeesep+
Article 763DEFDD-
Article 7, title33committeesep/EV-257, 393, 24
55PPE, ECR, ALDE+
Article 7, § 134committee+
Article 7, § 235committee-
56PPE, ECR, ALDERCV+521, 80, 76
Article 9, § 1, introductory part64EFDD-
36committee+
After Article 958PPE, ECR, ALDERCV+500, 94, 75
37committeesep
Article 10, § 265EFDD-
38committee+
After Article 1142committeesep+
Annex III66DEFDD-
49committeesep-
Title1committeesep+
Recital 150DEFDD-
Recital 251DEFDD-
Recital 352DEFDD-
4committee+
Recital 453EFDDRCV-51, 595, 32
5committee+
Recital 554EFDDRCV-55, 595, 29
7committee+
Recital 98committeesplit
1+
2+
3+
After recital 99committeesep+
After recital 1115committeesep+
Recital 1216committeesep-
57PPE, ECR, ALDE+
After recital 1217committeesep+
Recital 2121committeesep+
Vote: Commission proposalRCV+534, 88, 56
Requests for roll-call votes
EFDD:amendments 53, 54
Verts/ALE:amendment 29
ALDE:amendments 56, 58
Requests for separate votes
PPE, ALDE, ECR:amendment 49
EFDD:amendments 21, 37
ENF:amendments 1, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 42, 49
Requests for split votes
Members:
Amendment 8
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘2018’ and ‘or value of the 2020 annual emission allocation, whichever is lower’
Second part‘2018’
Third part‘or value of the 2020 annual emission allocation, whichever is lower’
amendment 29
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘2018’, ‘either’ and ‘on the 2020 annual emission allocation determined in accordance with Article 3(2) and Article 10 of Decision 406/2009/EC, whichever is lower’
Second part‘2018’
Third part‘either’ and ‘on the 2020 annual emission allocation determined in accordance with Article 3(2) and Article 10 of Decision 406/2009/EC, whichever is lower’

 2. Request for the waiver of the immunity of Rolandas Paksas 

Report: Angel Dzhambazki (A8-0219/2017)

SubjectRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
single vote+

 3. Request for the waiver of the immunity of Mylène Troszczynski 

Report: Tadeusz Zwiefka (A8-0218/2017)

SubjectRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
single vote+

 4. Request for the waiver of the immunity of Jean-Marie Le Pen 

Report: Evelyn Regner (A8-0217/2017)

SubjectRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
single vote+

 5. Objection to a delegated act: greening payment 

Motion for resolution: B8-0395/2017 (Majority of Parliament’s component Members)

SubjectRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
Motion for a resolution B8-0395/2017
(AGRI Committee)
Vote: Resolution (text as a whole)EV-363, 267, 43

 6. The need for an EU strategy to end and prevent the gender pension gap 

Report: Constance Le Grip (A8-0197/2017)

SubjectAm NoAuthorRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
§ 13176+ MembersEV+391, 225, 51
After § 12076+ Members+
§ 3§original textsep/EV-317, 358, 1
After § 35EMPL committee-
After § 46EMPL committee-
7EMPL committeeRCV+337, 321, 18
8EMPL committeeEV+337, 336, 2
9EMPL committeeEV+338, 331, 8
§ 710EMPL committeeEV-271, 388, 21
§original textsplit
1+
2-
After § 72176+ MembersRCV-268, 390, 10
§ 11§original textsep-
After § 1311EMPL committeeRCV+385, 223, 70
§ 142276+ MembersRCV-309, 356, 10
After § 1412EMPL committeeRCV-298, 341, 30
After § 1613EMPL committeeEV-317, 355, 4
§ 18§original textsplit
1/EV-308, 315, 53
2+
§ 19§original textsplit
1+
2-
§ 2025rapporteur+
After § 2014EMPL committee-
§ 232376+ Memberssplit
1+
2+
§ 24§original textsplit
1+
2-
§ 253276+ Members+
After § 2615EMPL committee-
§ 28§original textsep/EV+350, 311, 10
§ 29§original textsep/EV+336, 331, 7
After § 3016EMPL committeeRCV+324, 311, 36
§ 31§original textsep/EV-299, 358, 11
After § 3317EMPL committee-
§ 34§original textsep+
After § 3418EMPL committeeEV-298, 349, 24
2476+ Members+
§ 35§original textsep/EV+362, 243, 65
§ 36§original textsplit
1/EV+362, 290, 16
2+
3/EV+380, 275, 15
§ 37§original textsep-
§ 38§original textsep/EV-304, 360, 4
§ 39§original textsep-
§ 40§original textsplit
1-
2+
3-
4/EV+344, 293, 33
Recital A2676+ MembersEV+357, 258, 51
Recital F§original textsep/EV+356, 306, 8
Recital H1EMPL committee-
After recital H2EMPL committee-
Recital K§original textsep+
Recital Q2776+ Members+
Recital R2876+ Members+
After Recital T3EMPL committee-
Recital W§original textsplit
1+
2-
Recital AB2976+ Members+
Recital AE3076+ Members+
Recital AF§original textsplit
1+
2-
After recital AF4EMPL committee-
Recital AG1976+ Members+
§original textsep
Recital AI§original textsep-
Recital AK§original textsep-
Recital AL§original textsep-
Recital AN§original textsplit
1+
2-
Vote: Resolution (text as a whole)RCV+433, 67, 175
Requests for roll-call votes
S&D:amendments 7, 11, 12, 16, 21, 22
Requests for separate votes
76 Members:recitals F, K, § 35, recitals AG, AI, AK, AL, § 3, 11, 28, 29, 31, 34, 37, 38, 39
Requests for split votes
76 Members:
recital AF
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘for women’
Second partthose words
amendment 23
First part‘Notes the Commission’s proposal for carers’ leave in the directive on work-life balance for parents and carers’
Second part‘and recalls its call for adequate remuneration and social protection’
Recital W
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘discrimination related to’
Second partthose words
Recital AN
First part‘whereas no ex ante or ex post gender impact assessments were conducted for the reforms to pension systems laid out in the Commission’s white paper on pensions of 2012;’
Second part‘whereas this is evidence of gaps in the EU’s policy of ensuring effective gender equality across the board;’
§ 7
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘of the country-specific recommendations (CSRs), as well as’
Second partthose words
§ 18
First part‘Notes that occupational old age pensions schemes are increasingly run according to insurance principles, and that this might give rise to numerous gaps in terms of social protection(16);’
Second part‘emphasises that the Court of Justice of the European Union has made it clear that occupational pension schemes are to be considered pay and that the principle of equal treatment therefore applies to those schemes as well;’
§ 19
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘migrant’ and ‘in their country of origin’
Second partthose words
§ 24
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘and voluntary work’
Second partthose words
§ 36
First part ‘Highlights the fact that all people have the right to a universally accessible public pension, and’
Second part‘recalls that Article 25 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union enshrines the rights of the elderly to lead a life of dignity and independence, and that Article 34 of the Charter recognises the entitlement to social security benefits and social services that ensure protection in the event of maternity, illness, industrial accident, disability, dependency on long-term care, old age, or loss of employment;’
Third part‘points to the importance of public social security systems funded by contributions as an important component of adequate pension provision;’
§ 40
First part‘Is highly concerned that freezes and cuts in pensions in some Member States are affecting people with shorter or interrupted careers, or those with lower wages, the hardest; deplores the fact that it is most often women who are affected; stresses that these measures have led to indirect discrimination in the enjoyment of social security entitlements;’
Second part‘calls on the Commission and the Member States to ensure that both men and women have the chance to achieve full contribution periods, and likewise to ensure everyone’s right to a full pension, with a view to closing the pension gap by fighting gender discrimination in employment, adjusting education and career planning, improving work-life balance and enhancing investment in childcare and care of the elderly;’ excluding: ‘the Commission’ and ‘full’ (second incidence)
Third part‘the Commission’ and ‘full’ (second incidence)
Fourth part‘considers that establishing sound regulations on health and safety in the workplace that take account of gendered occupational as well as psychosocial risks, investing in public employment services that are able to guide women of all ages in search of employment, and introducing flexible rules for transitioning from work into retirement is also relevant;’

 7. 2016 report on Serbia 

Report: David McAllister (A8-0063/2017)

SubjectAm NoAuthorRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
§ 13PPE+
After § 510revS&D+
After § 74PPE+
§ 82revALDE+
6Verts/ALE+
§original textsplit
1
2
§ 1211revS&Dsplit
1+
2+
§ 178ENF-
§ 199ENF-
§ 2012revS&D+
After § 3314Verts/ALE+
After § 351ALDE+
Recital C7ENF-
Vote: Resolution (text as a whole)RCV+524, 70, 79
Requests for split votes
PPE
amendment 11
First part‘12. Welcomes Serbia’s active role in international and regional police and judicial cooperation, the progress made in the fight against organised crime and the adoption of Serbia’s first national serious and organised crime threat assessment (SOCTA); calls on Serbia to step up efforts to investigate wider criminal networks, improve financial investigations and intelligence-led policing and develop a solid track record of final convictions; calls on Serbia to fully implement the law of February 2016 on the police, to align with EU rules on the confiscation of criminal assets and to establish a secure platform to exchange intelligence between law enforcement agencies; welcomes the recent changes to the law on public property and stresses that its transparent and non-discriminatory implementation must be ensured, and that further measures must be adopted to fully establish legal clarity over property rights; calls for additional efforts in addressing the issue of the scope, implementation and implications of the Law on the Organisation and Competences of State Authorities in War Crime Proceedings; calls on the authorities to address cases of excessive use of power by police against citizens; has taken note, with concern, of the controversial events in Belgrade’s Savamala district, with regard in particular to the demolition of private property and calls for its swift resolution and for full cooperation with the judicial authorities in the investigations to bring perpetrators to justice;’
Second part‘calls on the authorities to refrain from accusations, pressure and attacks directed at members of the ‘Let’s not drown Belgrade’ civil movement;’
EFDD:
§ 8
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘including its policy on Russia; considers the conduct of joint Serbia-Russia military exercises regrettable; ‘
Second partthose words
Miscellaneous
Amendments 5 and 13 had been withdrawn.

 8. 2016 report on Kosovo 

Report: Ulrike Lunacek (A8-0062/2017)

SubjectAm NoAuthorRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
§ 111DENF-
5ENF-
18Verts/ALE, PPE, S&D+
After § 122Verts/ALE, S&D+
§ 219Verts/ALE, PPE, S&D+
§ 420Verts/ALE, PPE, S&D+
§ 512DENF-
2=

6=
Verts/ALE, S&D, ECR, ALDE
EFDD
+
§ 713ENF-
21Verts/ALE, PPE, S&D+
§ 814DENF-
§ 103=

7=
Verts/ALE, S&D, ECR
EFDD
+
§ 1315ENF-
§ 424=

8=
Verts/ALE, S&D, ECR, ALDE
EFDD
+
§ 4316DENF-
After § 431ALDE+
Recital B9DENF-
Recital C10DENF-
Recital D17Verts/ALE, PPE, S&D+
Vote: Resolution (text as a whole)RCV+474, 134, 64

 9. 2016 Report on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 

Report: Ivo Vajgl (A8-0055/2017)

SubjectAm NoAuthorRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
Horizontal amendment15GUE/NGL-
Before § 126S&D, ALDE, PPE+
§ 123GUE/NGL-
27S&D, ALDE, PPE+
34ENF-
§original textsplit
1
2
§ 435DENF-
3ENF-
§ 5§original textsplit
1+
2+
§ 636DENF-
§ 737DENF-
§original textsplit
1+
2+
§ 838DENF-
After § 2528ALDE+
§ 28§original textsep+
§ 2924GUE/NGL-
§ 32§original textsplit
1+
2+
After § 352Verts/ALE-
§ 36§original textsplit
1+
2+
§ 38§original textsplit
1+
2+
§ 4039DENF-
§ 4240ENF-
§original textsplit
1+
2+
§ 4425GUE/NGL-
After § 441Verts/ALEsplit
1-
2-
Citation 1216GUE/NGLEV+536, 80, 38
Before recital A17GUE/NGLEV-232, 413, 12
18GUE/NGL-
19GUE/NGL-
Recital A20GUE/NGL-
Recital B30ENF-
After recital B29ALDE+
Recital D31ENF-
§original textsplit
1+
2+
Recital E32DENF-
Recital F21DGUE/NGL-
Recital G22GUE/NGL-
§original textsplit
1+
2+
Recital H33DENF-
Vote: Resolution (text as a whole)RCV+503, 113, 45
Requests for separate votes
GUE/NGL:§ 28
Requests for split votes
GUE/NGL:
Recital D
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘Euro-Atlantic’
Second partthose words
Recital G
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘should not be used to obstruct the EU accession process, nor the opening of accession negotiations but’
Second partthose words
§ 1
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘the country’s Euro-Atlantic integration and to advance its’
Second partthose words
§ 5
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘Euro-Atlantic’
Second partthose words
§ 7
First part‘Points out that the current challenges facing the European Union (Brexit, migration, radicalism, etc.) should not hinder the enlargement process,’
Second part‘but rather that these challenges have demonstrated the need to fully integrate the Western Balkans into EU structures in order to enhance and deepen partnership and overcome international crises’
§ 32
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘calls for action to improve fiscal discipline and transparency and increase budget planning capacity; encourages the principle of balanced budgets;’
Second partthose words
§ 36
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘highlights the need to make progress on opening up the electricity market and to develop competition in the gas and energy market, working towards the unbundling of utilities in line with the EU’s Third Energy Package’
Second partthose words
§ 38
First part‘Commends the country for its constructive role and cooperation and its tremendous efforts in addressing the challenges of the migration crisis, thus substantially contributing to the security and stability of the EU’ and ‘in this regard’
Second part‘Calls on’ and ‘the Commission to provide the country with all necessary tools to alleviate the crisis; recommends further measures and actions in compliance with international humanitarian law to improve its asylum system, to ensure the necessary capacity to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings and in migrants, including cooperation agreements with neighbouring States in the fight against crime, and to ensure effective border management;’
amendment 1
First part‘Supports, in this connection, the proposal by the UN envoy Matthew Nimetz for a composite name with geographical qualifier,’
Second part‘as long as Macedonian nationality, identity, culture and language are not affected’
EFDD, GUE/NGL:
§ 42
First partText as a whole excluding the words: ‘calls on Macedonian authorities to also align with the EU’s restrictive measures against Russia following the illegal annexation of Crimea;’
Second partthose words
Miscellaneous
Amendments 4-14 had been cancelled.

 10. Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 

Motions for resolutions: B8-0397/2017, B8-0398/2017, B8-0399/2017, B8-0400/2017, B8-0401/2017, B8-0402/2017

SubjectAm NoAuthorRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
Joint motion for a resolution RC-B8-0397/2017
(PPE, S&D, ECR, ALDE, GUE/NGL, Verts/ALE)
§ 9§original textsplit
1+
2+
Vote: Resolution (text as a whole)+
Motions for resolutions by political groups
B8-0397/2017Verts/ALE
B8-0398/2017ALDE
B8-0399/2017GUE/NGL
B8-0400/2017ECR
B8-0401/2017S&D
B8-0402/2017PPE
Requests for split votes
GUE/NGL:
§ 9
First part‘Welcomes the renewal of MONUSCO’s mandate and the work done by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of the Congo to protect civilians and uphold human rights in the electoral context; ‘
Second part‘stresses that the original and current mandate, which applies to all UN troops in the country, is to ‘neutralise armed groups’; calls for the entire MONUSCO force to fully intervene and protect the population from armed groups, to protect women from rape and other sexual violence, and not to allow any limitations on the basis of national command;’
Miscellaneous:
Daniel Caspary (PPE Group) and Notis Marias (ECR Group) had also signed joint motion for a resolution RC-B8-0397/2017.

 11. State of play of the implementation of the Sustainability Compact in Bangladesh  

Motion for a resolution: B8-0396/2017

SubjectAm NoAuthorRCV etc.VoteRCV/EV – remarks
Motion for a resolution B8-0396/2017
(INTA committee)
After § 93S&D-
§ 101=
4=
GUE/NGL
Verts/ALE, EFDD
RCV-295, 315, 30
After recital H2S&D-
Vote: Resolution (text as a whole)+
Requests for roll-call votes
GUE/NGL:amendment 1
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