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57 Amendments of Karsten LUCKE

Amendment 342 #

2022/2048(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 19
19. Calls for a stronger strategic partnership between the EU and Japan, including in the Indo- Pacific, in connectivity, trade and investment, and in defending the multilateral rules-based order;
2022/10/24
Committee: AFET
Amendment 365 #

2022/2048(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 22 a (new)
22a. Is concerned by the alleged war crimes and inhuman treatment perpetrated by the armed forces of Azerbaijan against Armenian prisoners of war and civilians; condemns the occupation of Armenian territory by Azerbaijani armed forces in violation of Armenia's territorial sovereignty; calls therefore upon the Azerbaijani authorities to immediately withdraw from all parts of the territory of Armenia and to release the prisoners of war under their control; reminds that only diplomatic means will bring a just and lasting response to the conflict that will benefit the populations of Armenia and Azerbaijan; reaffirms the continued viability of the OSCE Minsk Group as the framework for the conflict resolution between Armenia and Azerbaijan based on the principles of territorial integrity, self-determination and non-use of force;
2022/10/24
Committee: AFET
Amendment 378 #

2022/2048(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 22 a (new)
22a. Considers that the EU strategy on Central Asia needs a thorough revision to reflect the profound shifts occurred in the region and around it since its adoption in 2019, such as the impact of Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine on the geopolitical competition and economies of the states of the region, the U.S. withdrawal and return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan, power transitions in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, violent conflict between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and the rising regional role of China, among others; considers Central Asia to be a region of strategic interest to the EU in terms of security, connectivity, energy diversification, conflict resolution and defence of the multilateral rules- based international order;
2022/10/24
Committee: AFET
Amendment 1 #

2022/2046(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph -1 (new)
-1. Stresses the role of the European Union as a global player, especially in view of development policy and humanitarian aid, where it is a crucial actor providing stability and collectively the biggest donor in the world; emphasises that this role can only be fulfilled with the appropriate financial means, which must be increased due to the shifted geopolitical realities;
2022/09/08
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 4 #

2022/2046(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 1
1. Regrets that the 2021-2027 multiannual financial framework (MFF) lacks a sufficiently endowed Heading 6 and, therefore, the available margins have been limited and shrinking since the first year, including an early depletion of the cushion, even beyond responding to emerging challenges and priorities; highlights that the Russian invasion of Ukraine is having global consequences and is generating unprecedented needs for EU external action, both in neighbouring countries and worldwide, as a result of; stresses that the consequences of the Russian war in Ukraine, among others the food, energy and economic crises, which are undermining progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals worldwide;
2022/09/08
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 13 #

2022/2046(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 2
2. Calls on the Commission to adopt, in early 2023, an ambitious MFF revision proposal that substantially increases the resources for Heading 6; urges the Member States to agree to a significant increase in ceilings; highlights that only seven years are left to achieve Agenda 2030 and regrets that according to the SDG Report 20221a, the global average of the SDG index decreased slightly for the second consecutive year; reiterates that the EU should play a crucial role in the implementation of the SDGs as well as in supporting its partner countries in their efforts; _________________ 1a https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/report/2022/Th e-Sustainable-Development-Goals- Report-2022.pdf
2022/09/08
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 20 #

2022/2046(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 3
3. Notes that the global humanitarian funding gap continues to grow; underlines that sustainable investments in disaster risk reduction are urgently needed today in order to prevent shocks and crises in the short, medium and long term; stresses that the humanitarian aid instrument must receive significantly more funding in the revised MFF to match the EU’s ambition to be a leading humanitarian donor in view of the many simulations crises in the world;
2022/09/08
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 25 #

2022/2046(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4
4. Highlights the need for flexibility mechanisms to have sufficient funding to respond to crises, without hampering efforts to achieve transparency and democratic accountability; is concerned by the uneven mobilisation of the Solidarity and Emergency Aid Reserve (SEAR); calls for more predictability in meeting internal and external emergency needs by separating the SEAR into a Solidarity Reserve for needs within the EU and an Emergency Aid Reserve for external action, or by ring- fencing the share dedicated for external crises for the entire year;
2022/09/08
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 27 #

2022/2046(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 5
5. CUnderlines that inequalities between countries and people are dramatically increasing, making the need to transform economies and infrastructures in a just and sustainable way even more imperative; calls for the MFF revision to provide additional funds to the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) – Global Europe instrument, particularly to reinforce the budget lines most in demand recently and to meet the additional needs caused by the Russian war against Ukraine without diverting money from other geographic regions, where it is urgently needed to achieve the SDGs especially SDG 1 and SDG 10 given their strategic importance for the implementation of the other goals;
2022/09/08
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 12 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 b (new)
1 b. Recalls that the EU-African trade relations and initiatives, like the one on cocoa, must rely on transparent and reliable monitoring and accountability, and on civil society participation securing a bottom-up approach;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 15 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 2
2. Calls on the EU to actively support the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),which presents a major opportunity for African countries to boost inclusive growth, enable sustainable development, reduce poverty and improve living standards; notes that the AfCFTA paves the way for a fundamental transformation of the continent’s development prospects; emphasises that the AfCFTA should make for integration that benefits all African populations, including the most marginalised; recalls that there are developmental differences between African countries which must be taken into account in order not to increase inequalities; takes the view that EU support to the AfCFTA should focus on the development of regulatory frameworks to prevent a ‘race to the bottom’ of social and environmental norms;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 24 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 2 a (new)
2 a. Underlines that EU-Africa trade and economic cooperation should give priority to regional integration on the African continent; calls for the Union to step up its support for African integration strategies and ensure that there is consistency between the continental, regional and national levels at which it is implemented;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 52 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 a (new)
4 a. Considers that the EU-African partnership should especially support female and youth entrepreneurship in rural and urban areas, and that to do so it is essential to support equal access to economic and productive resources such as financial services and land rights; calls for the development of exchanges between African and European female entrepreneurs by means of platforms that enable networking, experience-sharing and the production of common projects;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 57 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 b (new)
4 b. Recalls that the position of women can be strengthened with strong provisions in trade agreements on gender and trade; calls in this regard on the Commission to assist the African Union with the implementation of its Strategy for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment and to implement measures that contribute to the achievement of gender equality in its trade agreements with African countries;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 59 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 c (new)
4 c. Calls on the EU and its member states to make a commitment to support African countries to implement ambitious and just climate action; calls on the EU that financing under the new NDICI instrument must champion a human rights-based approach that makes local communities and indigenous peoples central to climate, environmental and development efforts, starting with civil society and community consultation;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 61 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 d (new)
4 d. Recalls that Africa is home to exceptional biodiversity; expresses its deep concern about over exploitation of natural resources and the impact of reduced biodiversity on resilience levels; is particularly concerned by the fact that the pace of deforestation is increasing in Africa; points out that the destruction of the African rainforests leads to an irreversible loss of biodiversity and of carbon sinks, as well as of the homes and ways of life of indigenous communities living in the forests; recalls that forests contribute significantly to reaching climate targets, protecting biodiversity and preventing desertification and extremes oil erosion;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 64 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 e (new)
4 e. Calls for the link between public health and biodiversity in line with the ‘one health’ approach to be taken into account; welcomes the announcement of the NaturAfrica initiative, which aims to protect wildlife and ecosystems, and the review of the action plan against wildlife trafficking; stresses that the NaturAfrica initiative should be developed in consultation with all stakeholders, paying particular attention to the rights of local communities, indigenous peoples, and women; underlines that it should support African governments and local populations in tackling major drivers of biodiversity loss and environmental degradation in a holistic and systematic way, including by offering support for well managed protected area networks; urges the EU and Africa to recognise and protect indigenous people’s rights to customary ownership and control of their lands and natural resources as set out in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People and International Labour Organization Convention 169, and to comply with the principle of free, prior and informed consent;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 67 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 f (new)
4 f. Points out the central importance of the agricultural and food sectors in the economy and in providing decent and sustainable job opportunities in rural areas; underlines that this, in most cases, concerns smallholdings and family farms; notes the importance of promoting and enhancing measures and tools to support increasing product quality, diversification of products, sustainable modernisation of agricultural practices, safe working conditions and measures to strengthen the resilience of farmers; considers that the development of a sustainable agricultural sector and of rural areas should be at the centre of EU-Africa relations;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 69 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 g (new)
4 g. Welcomes the fact that the new EU-Africa partnership advocates for the development of environmentally friendly agricultural practices; recalls the fact that agroecology’s capacity to reconcile the economic, environmental and social dimensions of sustainability has been recognised in landmark reports from the IPCC and IPBES, as well as the World Bank and FAO-led global agricultural assessment (IAASTD); stresses the importance of promoting agroecology, agroforestry, local production and sustainable food systems which focus on the development of short supply chains in both national policies and international fora, in order to ensure food and nutritional security for all as well as increasing the sustainable productivity of the agricultural sector and its resilience to climate change;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 71 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 h (new)
4 h. Underlines that the use of pesticides in intensive agriculture in Africa can impact the health of workers who have very little access to training on plant protection and healthcare, in addition to causing environmental damage; calls for education and training in sustainable plant protection approaches and alternatives to pesticides and for the minimisation of exposure to hazardous substances; denounces the double standards applied by the EU regarding pesticides by allowing the export of hazardous substances that are banned in the EU to African countries and other third countries; asks, therefore, for the modification of the current EU rules in order to eliminate this legal incoherence, in line with the Rotterdam Convention of 1998 and the Green Deal;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 80 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 l (new)
4 l. Stresses that COVID-19 and the ensuing economic crisis and closure of borders, locust infestations and desertification have deteriorated the already difficult food security situation in Africa and shone a spotlight on the vulnerabilities of the global food system; stresses the potential of local and regional markets to address current food system failures;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 81 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 m (new)
4 m. Calls for the EU-Africa partnership to focus its efforts in the area of agriculture on safeguarding African countries’ right to food sovereignty and on increasing their food security as a priority, as well as enhancing their capacity to meet the nutritional requirements of their populations;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 82 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 n (new)
4 n. Emphasises the essential role of rural African women in agricultural and rural economies across the African continent, in particular with regard to food security; recalls that almost half of agricultural work in Africa is done by women, while women farmers are mostly small or subsistence farmers who do not have the necessary access to information, credit, land, resources or technology; encourages the advancement of inheritance rights for women and girls and calls on the EU to support partner countries, particularly regarding their recognition of women’s full entitlement to land rights;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 83 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 o (new)
4 o. Emphasises the importance of supporting small farms and pastoralism and other traditional/local food systems in order to strengthen their resilience and boost their contribution to food security, sustainable resource management and biodiversity conservation;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 84 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 p (new)
4 p. Calls for a stronger reliance on the contributions of African traditional knowledge in the just transition, especially regarding agricultural practices, fisheries and forest protection, thereby empowering the African people and local communities;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 85 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 q (new)
4 q. Stresses the importance of including, in the EU-Africa partnership, the protection and promotion of the right of local communities to access and control natural resources such as land and water; deplores the fact that land grabbing is rife in Africa; points out that it is a brutal practice that undermines food sovereignty and endangers rural African communities; stresses the importance of launching an inclusive process with the aim of guaranteeing the effective participation of civil society organisations and local communities in the development, implementation and monitoring of policies and actions related to land grabbing; calls for the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure (VGGT) to be observed in all projects that promote the protection of land rights, including in trade, and also for measures to ensure that projects do not endanger the land rights of small-scale farmers;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 86 #

2021/2178(INI)

Draft opinion
Paragraph 4 r (new)
4 r. Notes that, for example, grazing rights and community pastures are traditional land use rights based on common law and not on securitised property rights; emphasises, however, the fundamental importance of protecting these common rights for rural populations;
2022/02/10
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 1 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Citation 8 a (new)
— having regard to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992,
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 6 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Recital C
C. whereas the 2018 external evaluation revealed serious shortcomings in the implementation of PCD; including a limited role of EU Delegations, whereas a recent study commissioned by Parliament found that major problems persist;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 27 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Recital G
G. whereas accountability is an G., visibility and transparency are important aspects of development cooperation and must be applied to PCD; whereas a specific ‘EU report on PCD’ produced by the Commission every two years has been discontinued since 2019 in favour of an EU report on the implementation of the SDGs produced every four years; whereas Commission’s reporting is mostly of a general descriptive character and of little help for assessing the effectiveness of PCD; whereas this underlines the need for clear PCD targets and indicators and transparent monitoring;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 36 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph -1 (new)
-1. Affirms that policy coherence for development is a substantive requirement that negative impacts of EU policies on poor and vulnerable people in developing countries be avoided, "Do no harm", and that possibilities to achieve synergies be sought and exploited, in line with the "Leave no one behind" and "Address the needs of those furthest behind first" principles of the UN's Agenda 2030;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 40 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 1
1. Reiterates that all EU institutions and Member States must comply with their PCD obligations under the treaties in all legislative and policy initiatives likely to have an impact on developing countries; calls for a step change in efforts tothe actual implementation of PCD to ensure that impacts on developing countries are properly identified and analysed, that negative impacts are avoided or minimised, and that full use is made of possible synergies with the pursuit of development objectives;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 45 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 2
2. Calls for a communication that clarifies the definition and role of PCD in the context of the SDGs and is accompanied by an action plan on PCD with a clear methodology and concrete quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure the implementation of PCD by the EU and Member States and ensure accountability by including this in a new framework for transparent monitoring and coordination of development policies across the EU; calls for this communication to be published before the end of the current Commission’s mandate;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 50 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 3
3. Reiterates its call for a high-level EU strategy for the implementation of the UN’s 2030 Agenda and the SDGs; considers that PCD, which represents a unique EU contribution to the broader objective of PCSD, must be a central pillar of this strategy and should be adequately included already in the EU’s 2023 voluntary national review of its implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 53 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 4
4. Underlines that PCD needs to remain a key part of the EU’s foreign policy and calls for it to be given more visibility and for the EU to play a leading role in promoting PCD globally, including at the OECD Development Assistance Committee and at the UN, as well as through significant international agreements, in particular the post- Cotonou agreement, but not limited to it;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 72 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 1
- ensure that the necessary awareness, competence and resources for the effective implementation of PCD are present in all its DGs and the Secretariat- General; the Secretariat-General should play a special high-level political arbitration role between DGs particularly concerning the impact of non-external action measures on developing countries;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 73 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 1 a (new)
- clarify the overall responsibility for the application of the PCD principle within its services by attributing this responsibility to its General Secretariat and instruct it to closely cooperate with the Directorate-General for International Partnerships in the carrying out of this task,
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 74 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 2
- systematically screen all planned Commission policy and legislative initiatives for possible impacts on developing countries at an early stage and in a transparent manner; instruct every Directorate-General in charge of the preparation of a specific policy initiative to consistently pay due attention to possible PCD aspects, at the "inception impact assessment" stage and onwards; undertake detailed ex ante impact assessments, which should include the results of consultations with stakeholders, including partner countries, civil society organisations and the private sector, as well as input from EU delegations in developing countries;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 76 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 2
- systematically screen all planned Commission policy and legislative initiatives for possible impacts on developing countries at an early stage and in a transparent manner; undertake detailed ex ante impact assessments, which should include the results of consultations with stakeholders, including partner countries, civil society organisations, supporting groups of local and regional inhabitants to make their interests heard, and the private sector, as well as input from EU delegations in developing countries;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 78 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 2 a (new)
- ensure that at least one member of the Regulatory Scrutiny Board has adequate experience and qualifications for analysing whether PCD aspects have been properly dealt with in initiatives under review, using in particular tool 35 in the Better Regulation Toolbox;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 80 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 3
- make widespread use of systematic and transparent monitoring and ex post - evaluations to identify the impact of EU policies on developing countries and improve the quality of future impact assessments;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 82 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 4
- resume the publication of a specific annual report on the EU’s performance in all its development policy commitments andAccountability Report on the EU's and its Member States performance in relation to the EU's commitments and its Member States' collective commitments affecting development policy objectives, ensureing that it adequately covers the implementation of PCD and anythe challenges met in that context;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 83 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 4
- resume the publication of a specific annual report on the EU’s performance in all its development policy commitments and ensure that it adequately covers the implementation of PCD and any challenges met, increasing transparency and accountability towards the citizens and the European Parliament;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 86 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 – indent 4 a (new)
- define, on the basis of studies that are to be carried out, potential responsibilities, including deriving from international agreements and in this light, respect the polluter pays principle, including for restoration and compensation;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 88 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 7
7. Emphasises the critical role of the Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA) in ensuring the implementation of PCD in the Commission; and: - calls on DG INTPA to actively and meaningfully engage with other DGs as early as possible through all available mechanisms to ensure that PCD is implemented in all relevant Commission initiatives; - welcomes DG INTPA’s complementary studies on the impact of key legislative initiatives on developing countries, but notes that these impacts should instead be fully analysed in the relevant impact assessment; - calls for the re- establishment of a dedicated PCD team within DG INTPA to coordinate and reinforce the PCD work of thematic units; - proposes that a future edition of the European Development Days is dedicated to PCD, bringing together all relevant stakeholders in a visible manner;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 91 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 7
7. Emphasises the critical role of the Directorate-General for International Partnerships (DG INTPA) in ensuring the implementation of PCD in the Commission; calls on DG INTPA to actively and meaningfully engage with other DGs as early as possible through all available mechanisms to ensure that PCD is implemented in all relevant Commission initiatives and to involve DG INTPA in the process, also when it comes to impact assessments, as soon as an inter-service group (ISG) is created; welcomes DG INTPA’s complementary studies on the impact of key legislative initiatives on developing countries, but notes that these should instead be fully analysed in the relevant impact assessment; calls for the re- establishment of a dedicated PCD team within DG INTPA to coordinate and reinforce the PCD work of thematic units;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 92 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 8
8. Notes that the Neighbourhood, development and international cooperation instrument – Global Europe has limited resources and could only be used as very last resort to prevent and minimise thabsolutely unavoidable negative impacts of new EU legislation or policy initiatives, when these cannot be avoided,; stresses that relying on development anid to build positive synergies in developing countriesshould never be seen as valid alternative to avoiding negative impacts in the first place; calls also for the EU Development Education and Awareness Raising Programme to include activities focused on PCD; calls for the strengthening of research and knowledge generation by local institutes in developing countries to deal with the complexity of PCD issues in order to contribute to EU consultations;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 101 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 9 – indent 1
- analyse the possible local impact of new EU policies and initiatives, by identifying affected people and interests, organising multi-stakeholder consultations, including with civil society organisations, local and regional inhabitant groups and the private sector, and take into the account information and views put forward by them;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 104 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 9 – indent 2
- systematically include PCD among the topics to be discussed in policy dialogues with developing countries; encourage their governments to strive for coherence of their own policies and actions, so as to maximise the development effectiveness of EU support as well as other activities;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 106 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 9 – indent 2
- systematically include PCD among the topics to be discussed in policy dialogues with developing countries’ state and non-state actors;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 107 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 9 – indent 3
- regularly monitor the impact of EU policies on developing countries and contribute to detailed reporting on PCD, including through a chapter dedicated to PCD, analysing the EEAS’s role and accountability, in the “EEAS Annual Activity Report”;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 116 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 11 – indent 3
- devote appropriate expertise and resources, and establish coordination mechanisms, in their national administrations to effectively implement PCD and report on its implementation; underlines the potential of national parliaments to play important roles in promoting PCD;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 119 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 11 – indent 5
- adopt annual Council conclusions on the requested Commission report on the EU’s development poeach of Commission's annual Accountabilicty commitments and the implementation of PCDReports called for;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 120 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 11 – indent 5 a (new)
- Ensure, at the beginning of each Council presidency, that awareness on significant PCD issues in current and planned policies is raised, that problems and potential problems are identified and that solutions are sought, using existing formats for meetings between Council presidencies and Parliament when sufficient and adding specific meetings, with Commission participation;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 124 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 12 – indent 2
- calls for a ‘PCD mainstreaming network’ involving Members of all committees acting as focal points, in particular those involved in EU legislation, as well as parliamentary delegations for relations with developing countries; include PCD in the agenda of all outgoing parliamentary missions and ad hoc delegations to developing countries;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 125 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 12 – indent 3
- instructs Parliament’s Research Service (EPRS) to regularly screen the Commission’s Work Programme for PCD issues, systematically analyse how PCD is dealt with in Commission impact assessments and relevant proposals, and to reportwithout delay alert the Development and other relevant Committees when important weaknesses or omissions are found;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE
Amendment 129 #

2021/2164(INI)

Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 12 a (new)
12 a. Calls for more attention to PCD in strategic and budgetary decision making processes; suggests to involve sectoral Commissioners in the annual structured dialogue and in the geopolitical dialogue on the NDICI implementation in order to improve the exchange and to put more emphasis on PCD;
2022/11/14
Committee: DEVE