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Activities of Malin BJÖRK related to 2015/2074(BUD)

Plenary speeches (1)

2016 Budget - Mandate for the trilogue (A8-0217/2015 - José Manuel Fernandes) SV
2016/11/22
Dossiers: 2015/2074(BUD)

Shadow opinions (1)

OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2016 draft budget
2016/11/22
Committee: FEMM
Dossiers: 2015/2074(BUD)
Documents: PDF(112 KB) DOC(170 KB)

Amendments (4)

Amendment 6 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 a (new)
1a. Emphasises that under Article 8 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union the promotion of equality between men and women is a fundamental principle of the European Union; recalls that the issue of gender equality should be incorporated into all policies and addressed at all levels of the budgetary process;
2015/05/19
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 7 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 b (new)
1b. Calls for the adoption of 'gender budgeting' in both European and national strategies for more effective promotion of gender equality; highlights the need to earmark increased funding for the fight against all forms of violence and discrimination against women and girls;
2015/05/19
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 9 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 a (new)
2a. Call on the Member States to make use of the funds available under the European Social Fund and the European Regional Development Fund to promote gender equality, more specifically in the field of employment, not merely by implementing gender mainstreaming, but also by providing measures aimed directly at disadvantaged groups of women, taking due account of the impact of the economic crisis, investing in high-quality public services and, specifically, guaranteeing adequate provision of high-quality services at affordable prices for childcare, elderly care and care of other dependent persons, and calls for genuine budgetary transparency in respect of the funds (ESF, PROGRESS, DAPHNE) allocated to gender equality policies;
2015/05/19
Committee: FEMM
Amendment 10 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 5 a (new)
5a. Calls on the Member States and the EU to reduce military and CDSP expenditure and instead favour strategic investment in gender sensitive budgets, and calls on the EU to promote women´s rights and gender equality through education, health services, notably sexual and reproductive health and rights services, girls empowerment, and women's political representation in the EU development aid;
2015/05/19
Committee: FEMM