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Information and Notices

Volume 51
17 April 2008


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IV   (Notices)

 

NOTICES FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES

 

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

 

2007-2008 SESSION

 

Sittings of 18 to 21 February 2008

 

Monday 18 February 2008

2008/C 096E/01

MINUTES

1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Resumption of the session

Statement by the President

Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

Dispute as to the validity of the mandate of a Member

Request for the defence of parliamentary immunity

Composition of committees and delegations

Temporary Committee on Climate Change (extension of term of office)

Corrigenda

Signature of acts adopted under codecision

Abuse of power by large supermarkets operating in the European Union (written declaration)

Texts of agreements forwarded by the Council

Lapsed written declarations

Documents received

Oral questions and written declarations (submission)

Petitions

Transfers of appropriations

Action taken on Parliament's resolutions

Order of business

One-minute speeches on matters of political importance

Request for defence of the parliamentary immunity of Mr Witold Tomczak (debate)

Transparency in financial matters (debate)

Protection of the Communities' financial interests — Fight against fraud — Annual reports 2005 and 2006 (debate)

Application of the law on customs and agricultural matters ***I (debate)

Community Customs Code ***II (debate)

The factors favouring support for terrorism and the recruitment of terrorists (debate)

EU market access for European companies (debate)

Reform of trade protection instruments (debate)

Agenda of the next sitting

Closure of the sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

18

ANNEX

19

 

Tuesday 19 February 2008

2008/C 096E/02

MINUTES

21

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of the sitting

Documents received

Debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (announcement of motions for resolutions tabled)

Situation in Gaza (motions for resolutions tabled)

Accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products ***I — Common framework for the marketing of products ***I — Application of certain national technical rules to products lawfully marketed in another Member State ***I — Safety marking on consumer products (debate)

Voting time

Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement between the EC and Israel to take account of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU *** (Rule 131) (vote)

Protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement between the EC and Egypt to take account of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU *** (Rule 131) (vote)

Exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Installation of lighting and light-signalling devices on wheeled agricultural and forestry tractors (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Statutory plates and inscriptions for motor vehicles and their trailers (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Rear registration plate lamps for motor vehicles and their trailers (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Suppression of radio interference produced by agricultural or forestry tractors (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Noise level of wheeled agricultural or forestry tractors (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

European Environment Agency and the European Environment Information and Observation Network (codified version) ***I (Rule 131) (vote)

Excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco (codified version) * (Rule 131) (vote)

EC-Switzerland Agreement on the MEDIA 2007 programme * (Rule 131) (vote)

Request for defence of the parliamentary immunity of Mr Claudio Fava (Rule 131) (vote)

Request for defence of the parliamentary immunity of Mr Witold Tomczak (Rule 131) (vote)

Community Customs Code ***II (vote)

Application of the law on customs and agricultural matters ***I (vote)

Transparency in financial matters (vote)

Protection of the Communities' financial interests — Fight against fraud — Annual reports 2005 and 2006 (vote)

The factors favouring support for terrorism and the recruitment of terrorists (vote)

EU market access for European companies (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Debate on the future of Europe (debate)

Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

Lisbon Strategy — Broad Economic Policy Guidelines for 2008-2010 (debate)

Question Time (Commission)

An EU Strategy for Central Asia (debate)

Agenda of the next sitting

Closure of the sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

38

ANNEX I

40

ANNEX II

47

 

Wednesday 20 February 2008

2008/C 096E/03

MINUTES

55

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of the sitting

Composition of political groups

Treaty of Lisbon (debate)

Voting time

Treaty of Lisbon (vote)

Population and housing censuses ***I (vote)

Lisbon Strategy (vote)

Broad Economic Policy Guidelines for 2008-2010 (vote)

An EU Strategy for Central Asia (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

Monitoring the application of Community law (debate)

Kosovo (debate)

Seventh Human Rights Council of the United Nations (debate)

Question Time (Council)

The demographic future of Europe (debate)

Composition of committees and delegations

Scientific cooperation with Africa (debate)

Agenda of the next sitting

Closure of the sitting

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

64

ANNEX I

66

ANNEX II

77

 

Thursday 21 February 2008

2008/C 096E/04

MINUTES

171

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SITTING

Opening of the sitting

Documents received

4th report on economic and social cohesion — Territorial Agenda and the Leipzig Charter (debate)

Voting time

Monitoring the application of Community law (vote)

Accreditation and market surveillance relating to the marketing of products ***I (vote)

Common framework for the marketing of products ***I (vote)

Application of certain national technical rules to products lawfully marketed in another Member State ***I (vote)

Situation in Gaza (vote)

Seventh Human Rights Council of the United Nations (vote)

The demographic future of Europe (vote)

Scientific cooperation with Africa (vote)

4th report on economic and social cohesion (vote)

Territorial Agenda and the Leipzig Charter (vote)

Explanations of vote

Corrections to votes and voting intentions

Approval of the minutes of the previous sitting

Communication of Council common positions

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

East Timor

Belarus

North Kivu (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Voting time

East Timor (vote)

Belarus (vote)

North Kivu (Democratic Republic of Congo) (vote)

Decisions concerning certain documents

Written declarations included in the register (Rule 116)

Forwarding of texts adopted during the sitting

Dates for next sittings

Adjournment of the session

ATTENDANCE REGISTER

185

ANNEX I

186

ANNEX II

200


Key to symbols used

*

Consultation procedure

**I

Cooperation procedure: first reading

**II

Cooperation procedure: second reading

***

Assent procedure

***I

Codecision procedure: first reading

***II

Codecision procedure: second reading

***III

Codecision procedure: third reading

(The type of procedure is determined by the legal basis proposed by the Commission)

Information relating to voting time

Unless stated otherwise, the rapporteurs informed the Chair in writing, before the vote, of their position on the amendments.

Abbreviations used for Parliamentary Committees

AFET

Committee on Foreign Affairs

DEVE

Committee on Development

INTA

Committee on International Trade

BUDG

Committee on Budgets

CONT

Committee on Budgetary Control

ECON

Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

EMPL

Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

ENVI

Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

ITRE

Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

IMCO

Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

TRAN

Committee on Transport and Tourism

REGI

Committee on Regional Development

AGRI

Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

PECH

Committee on Fisheries

CULT

Committee on Culture and Education

JURI

Committee on Legal Affairs

LIBE

Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

AFCO

Committee on Constitutional Affairs

FEMM

Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

PETI

Committee on Petitions

Abbreviations used for Political Groups

PPE-DE

Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats

PSE

Socialist Group in the European Parliament

ALDE

Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

UEN

Union for Europe of the Nations Group

Verts/ALE

Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance

GUE/NGL

Confederal Group of the European United Left - Nordic Green Left

IND/DEM

Independence and Democracy Group

NI

Non-attached Members

EN