Despite now being directly involved in the EFSI, the European Investment Bank by its statutes has a limited horizon for its investment initiatives that inhibits it from taking the initiative in launching projects that are less than AAA. The instruments that can assume this role on a European basis backed by a network of national
My vote is conditioned by the following reservation: In a single market, especially one with a single currency, it is to be expected that there will be demands for a level playing field across all business related matters, including taxation. So that competition will occur under conditions that are fair and transparent. However operational conditions
Explanation of vote on “Annual report on human rights and democracy in the world 2013 and the EU policy on the matter” – 12.03.2015
Having regard to my positive vote on the report “Annual report on human rights and democracy in the world 2013 and the EU policy on the matter”, I would like to clarify that such vote excludes approval for those clauses which signify acceptance of abortion and where I abstained when roll call votes were called.
Having regard to my positive vote on the report “Progress on equality between women and men in the EU in 2013, I would like to clarify that such vote excludes approval for those clauses which signify acceptance of abortion and against which I voted separately when roll call votes were called.
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the EU and Senegal (A8-0010/2015 – Norica Nicolai) – 11.02.2015
I wish to record that my vote is conditioned by the following reservation: It is important that fisheries agreements concluded by the EU with third countries from the developing world seek to safeguard the rights of traditional fishermen while allowing for modern development of the fisheries industry. It is equally important that the rights and
My vote is conditioned by the following reservation: The European Commission work programme 2015 is condensed and to the point. As such, it can only be welcome. The programme also rightly acknowledges the need for urgent action to stimulate new investment. The question remains whether the proposal to set up a new strategic investment fund