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9. 4.

1999 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 98/147

Wednesday 16 December 1998

− Spaak, Cox, Frischenschlager and Brinkhorst, on behalf of IN THE CHAIR: Mr ANASTASSOPOULOS


the ELDR Group, on the conclusions of the Vienna European Vice-President
Council (B4-1112/98);
The following spoke: Mr Lambrias, Mr Cars, Mrs Theorin,
− Aelvoet and Voggenhuber, on behalf of the V Group, on Mrs Maij-Weggen, Mr Imbeni, Mrs Baldi, Mr Newens and
the outcome of the European Council meeting in Vienna Mr Van den Broek, Member of the Commission.
(B4-1113/98).
The President closed the debate.

The President closed the debate. Vote: Minutes of 17.12.1998, Part I, Item 11 (A4-0466/98) and
Item 16 (A4-0409 and 0410/98).
Vote: Minutes of 17.12.1998, Part I, Item 15.

24. Human rights in the European Union


(debate)

23. Human rights in the world − Democracy and Mrs Schaffner introduced her report, drawn up on behalf of the
Committee on Civil Liberties and Internal Affairs, on respect
the rule of law **I (debate) for human rights in the European Union in 1997 (A4-0468/98).

The next item was a joint debate on three reports on human The following spoke: Mrs Lindeperg, on behalf of the PSE
rights in the world. Group, Mr Hernández Mollar, on behalf of the PPE Group,
Mr Goerens, on behalf of the ELDR Group, Mr Caccavale, on
behalf of the UPE Group, Mrs Pailler, on behalf of the
Mr Roubatis introduced his report, drawn up on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group, and Mr Van den Broek, Member of the
Committee on Foreign Affairs, Security and Defence Policy, Commission.
on the communication from the Commission to the Council
and European Parliament: European Union and the External As it was now Question Time the debate was adjourned until
Dimension of Human Rights Policy: from Rome to Maastricht 21.00 (Part I, Item 26).
and beyond (COM(95)0567 − C4-0568/95) (A4-0409/98).

Mr Barros Moura introduced his report, drawn up on behalf of


the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Security and Defence IN THE CHAIR: Mr GUTIÉRREZ DÍAZ
Policy, on human Rights in the world 1997-1998 and the
Vice-President
European Union policy in the field of Human Rights (A4-
0410/98).

Mr Torres Couto introduced his report, drawn up on behalf of


25. Question Time (Council)
the Committee on Development and Cooperation, on the draft Parliament considered a number of questions to the Council
Council Regulation laying down the requirements for the (B4-0713/98).
implementation of development cooperation operations which
contribute to the general objective of developing and consoli- The President announced that various questions dealing with
dating democracy and the rule of law and to that of respecting the same subject would be taken together and that only the
human rights and fundamental freedoms (9581/98 − C4- authors of those questions would be allowed to put supplemen-
0507/98 − 97/0191(SYN)) (A4-0466/98)**I. taries.
Question 1 by Mr Camisón Asensio: Possible replacement of
The following spoke: Mr Galeote Quecedo, draftsman of the
insulating materials in passenger planes
opinion of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (on A4-0466/98),
Mr Virrankoski, draftsman of the opinion of the Committee on Mrs Ferrero-Waldner, President-in-Office of the Council,
Budgets (on A4-0466/98), Mr Kreissl-Dörfler, draftsman of the answered the question and supplementaries by Mr Camisón
opinion of the Committee on External Economic Relations Asensio and Mr von Habsburg.
(A4-0409/98), Mrs Lenz, draftsman of the opinion of the
Committee on Institutional Affairs (A4-0409/98), who in Question 2 by Mr Alavanos: Further violation of human rights
addition protested at the fact that the Bureau was holding a in occupied Cyprus
meeting during the human rights debate (the President replied
that she should raise such matters with the Conference of Mrs Ferrero-Waldner answered the question and a supplemen-
Presidents, which was responsible for organising debates), tary by Mr Alavanos.
Mrs Glase, draftsman of the opinion of the Committee on
Women’s Rights (on A4-0409/98), Mr Swoboda, on behalf of Question 3 by Mrs McIntosh: Acccession of Cyprus
the PSE Group, Mr Soulier, on behalf of the PPE Group, Mrs Ferrero-Waldner answered the question and supplemen-
Mr Bertens, on behalf of the ELDR Group, Mr Caccavale, on taries by Mrs McIntosh and Mr Alavanos.
behalf of the UPE Group, Mr Carnero González, on behalf of
the GUE/NGL Group, Mrs Schroedter, on behalf of the Question 4 by Mrs McKenna: Electronic and electromagnetic
V Group, Mrs Maes, on behalf of the ARE Group, Mr Lukas, security of EU institutions
Non-attached Member, Mrs Van Bladel, Mr Vecchi, Mr Fer-
nández Martı́n, Mrs André-Léonard, Mrs Daskalaki, Mr Theo- Mrs Ferrero-Waldner answered the question and a supplemen-
nas, Mrs McKenna, Mr Amadeo and Mrs Terrón i Cusı́. tary by Mrs McKenna.