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Activities of Malin BJÖRK related to 2015/2038(INI)

Plenary speeches (1)

Social and environmental standards, human rights and corporate responsibility (A8-0217/2016 - Eleonora Forenza) SV
2016/11/22
Dossiers: 2015/2038(INI)

Amendments (8)

Amendment 7 #
Draft opinion
Recital C a (new)
Ca. whereas current human rights clauses in free trade agreements and other economic partnership agreements are ineffective and usually not respected, which have a detrimental effect on gender equality;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 12 #
Draft opinion
Recital C b (new)
Cb. whereas abolishing barriers to investments in form of legal rights, social standards, consumer protection and environmental regulations will lead to a ‘harmonisation’ towards lower labour standards, as well as privatisation of public services and the welfare sector, which will have a negative impact on gender equality;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 17 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 a (new)
1a. Calls for a broad-based effective participation of women and women’s rights organisations and trade unions in trade consultations and negotiations as well as in trade policy-making and related implementation;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 18 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 b (new)
1b. Calls for increased transparency and accountability to grassroots constituencies in the formulation of international trade rules and national trade policies, while ensuring consistency with respect for workers’ rights, human rights including women’s rights;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 19 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 c (new)
1c. Calls on the EU to ensure that trade policy does not overturn domestic regulations on social protection, consumer protection, public safety, public health and education, food safety, environmental protection and gender equality;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 20 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 a (new)
2a. Calls on the EU for the systematic inclusion of binding, enforceable and non-negotiable human rights clauses, including girls and women´s rights, in the EU’s international agreements, including trade and investment agreements concluded or to be concluded;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 29 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 a (new)
5a. Stresses the need for sound and reliable data to evaluate the gendered impacts of different trade measures and instruments e.g. TTIP, TISA, CETA;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 35 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 6 a (new)
6a. Calls for in-depth impact analyses, from a human rights, climate, gender equality and sustainability perspective, of the outcome of multilateral and bilateral trade agreements negotiated between the EU and third countries;
2015/10/23
Committee: FEMM