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Combating violence against women Declaration of the European Parliament on the ‘Say NO to Violence against Women’ campaign

OJ C 184E , 8.7.2010, p. 131–133 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

8.7.2010   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

CE 184/131


Wednesday 22 April 2009
Combating violence against women

P6_TA(2009)0259

Declaration of the European Parliament on the ‘Say NO to Violence against Women’ campaign

2010/C 184 E/27

The European Parliament,

having regard to the UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women of 20 December 1993 and the resolution on the elimination of domestic violence against women, adopted by the UN General Assembly on 22 December 2003, which recognise the urgent need for elimination of violence against women,

having regard to its resolutions of 16 September 1997 on the need to establish a European Union wide campaign for zero tolerance of violence against women (1) and of 2 February 2006 on the current situation in combating violence against women and any future action (2),

having regard to the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) campaign ‘Say NO to Violence against Women’, which highlights the need for action and protection of women against violence,

having regard to Rule 116 of its Rules of Procedure,

A.

whereas violence against women and girls is a universal problem of pandemic proportions,

B.

whereas, in its above-mentioned resolutions, Parliament stressed the need to establish an EU-wide campaign for zero tolerance of violence against women,

C.

whereas the recent Council of Europe campaign ‘Stop Domestic Violence against Women’ confirms the need for action and protection of women against violence,

1.

Asks the Commission to declare, within the next five years, a ‘European Year on Zero Tolerance of Violence against Women’, as repeatedly requested by Parliament;

2.

Calls on the Member States to support the UNIFEM campaign ‘Say NO to Violence against Women’ by signing its petition;

3.

Instructs its President to forward this declaration, together with the names of the signatories, to the Council and the Commission, as well as to UNIFEM.

List of signatories

Adamos Adamou, Vittorio Agnoletto, Vincenzo Aita, Gabriele Albertini, Alexander Alvaro, Jan Andersson, Georgs Andrejevs, Roberta Angelilli, Rapisardo Antinucci, Kader Arif, Elspeth Attwooll, Marie-Hélène Aubert, Jean-Pierre Audy, Margrete Auken, Inés Ayala Sender, Liam Aylward, Mariela Velichkova Baeva, Katerina Batzeli, Edit Bauer, Jean Marie Beaupuy, Christopher Beazley, Zsolt László Becsey, Angelika Beer, Ivo Belet, Irena Belohorská, Monika Beňová, Maria Berger, Giovanni Berlinguer, Thijs Berman, Šarūnas Birutis, Sebastian Valentin Bodu, Herbert Bösch, Josep Borrell Fontelles, Costas Botopoulos, Catherine Boursier, John Bowis, Emine Bozkurt, Mihael Brejc, Frieda Brepoels, Hiltrud Breyer, André Brie, Danutė Budreikaitė, Kathalijne Maria Buitenweg, Wolfgang Bulfon, Nicodim Bulzesc, Colm Burke, Niels Busk, Cristian Silviu Bușoi, Simon Busuttil, Maddalena Calia, Mogens Camre, Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos, Marco Cappato, Marie-Arlette Carlotti, Carlos Carnero González, Giorgio Carollo, David Casa, Paulo Casaca, Michael Cashman, Françoise Castex, Giusto Catania, Jean-Marie Cavada, Giulietto Chiesa, Călin Cătălin Chiriță, Ole Christensen, Sylwester Chruszcz, Fabio Ciani, Richard Corbett, Dorette Corbey, Giovanna Corda, Michael Cramer, Jan Cremers, Gabriela Crețu, Brian Crowley, Hanne Dahl, Daniel Dăianu, Dragoș Florin David, Bairbre de Brún, Arūnas Degutis, Jean-Luc Dehaene, Véronique De Keyser, Panayiotis Demetriou, Gérard Deprez, Proinsias De Rossa, Marie-Hélène Descamps, Harlem Désir, Christine De Veyrac, Mia De Vits, Agustín Díaz de Mera García Consuegra, Jolanta Dičkutė, Gintaras Didžiokas, Brigitte Douay, Den Dover, Avril Doyle, Mojca Drčar Murko, Konstantinos Droutsas, Bárbara Dührkop Dührkop, Andrew Duff, Árpád Duka-Zólyomi, Constantin Dumitriu, Lena Ek, Saïd El Khadraoui, Edite Estrela, Harald Ettl, Jill Evans, Robert Evans, Göran Färm, Markus Ferber, Anne Ferreira, Elisa Ferreira, Ilda Figueiredo, Roberto Fiore, Věra Flasarová, Hélène Flautre, Alessandro Foglietta, Glyn Ford, Janelly Fourtou, Juan Fraile Cantón, Armando França, Monica Frassoni, Urszula Gacek, Kinga Gál, Milan Gaľa, Vicente Miguel Garcés Ramón, Iratxe García Pérez, Elisabetta Gardini, Evelyne Gebhardt, Eugenijus Gentvilas, Lidia Joanna Geringer de Oedenberg, Claire Gibault, Neena Gill, Monica Giuntini, Robert Goebbels, Bogdan Golik, Ana Maria Gomes, Donata Gottardi, Hélène Goudin, Genowefa Grabowska, Luis de Grandes Pascual, Martí Grau i Segú, Louis Grech, Nathalie Griesbeck, Lissy Gröner, Elly de Groen-Kouwenhoven, Mathieu Grosch, Pedro Guerreiro, Umberto Guidoni, Zita Gurmai, Fiona Hall, Ioan Lucian Hămbășan, David Hammerstein, Benoît Hamon, Małgorzata Handzlik, Malcolm Harbour, Marian Harkin, Rebecca Harms, Satu Hassi, Anna Hedh, Jacky Hénin, Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Edit Herczog, Esther Herranz García, Jim Higgins, Jens Holm, Mary Honeyball, Richard Howitt, Ian Hudghton, Stephen Hughes, Alain Hutchinson, Filiz Hakaeva Hyusmenova, Sophia in 't Veld, Mikel Irujo Amezaga, Marie Anne Isler Béguin, Ville Itälä, Lily Jacobs, Anneli Jäätteenmäki, Lívia Járóka, Dan Jørgensen, Pierre Jonckheer, Romana Jordan Cizelj, Madeleine Jouye de Grandmaison, Aurelio Juri, Jelko Kacin, Filip Kaczmarek, Gisela Kallenbach, Sylvia-Yvonne Kaufmann, Piia-Noora Kauppi, Metin Kazak, Tunne Kelam, Glenys Kinnock, Evgeni Kirilov, Silvana Koch-Mehrin, Jaromír Kohlíček, Eija-Riitta Korhola, Magda Kósáné Kovács, Guntars Krasts, Rodi Kratsa-Tsagaropoulou, Wolfgang Kreissl-Dörfler, Ģirts Valdis Kristovskis, Urszula Krupa, Wiesław Stefan Kuc, Aldis Kušķis, Sepp Kusstatscher, Joost Lagendijk, Alain Lamassoure, Jean Lambert, Stavros Lambrinidis, Vytautas Landsbergis, Raymond Langendries, Anne Laperrouze, Henrik Lax, Johannes Lebech, Stéphane Le Foll, Roselyne Lefrançois, Bernard Lehideux, Lasse Lehtinen, Jörg Leichtfried, Marie-Noëlle Lienemann, Peter Liese, Kartika Tamara Liotard, Alain Lipietz, Pia Elda Locatelli, Eleonora Lo Curto, Andrea Losco, Caroline Lucas, Sarah Ludford, Astrid Lulling, Nils Lundgren, Elizabeth Lynne, Marusya Ivanova Lyubcheva, Jules Maaten, Linda McAvan, Arlene McCarthy, Mary Lou McDonald, Mairead McGuinness, Edward McMillan-Scott, Jamila Madeira, Toine Manders, Ramona Nicole Mănescu, Erika Mann, Catiuscia Marini, Helmuth Markov, David Martin, Miguel Angel Martínez Martínez, Jiří Maštálka, Maria Matsouka, Iosif Matula, Mario Mauro, Erik Meijer, Willy Meyer Pleite, Rosa Miguélez Ramos, Marianne Mikko, Claude Moraes, Eluned Morgan, Luisa Morgantini, Roberto Musacchio, Cristiana Muscardini, Antonio Mussa, Riitta Myller, Pasqualina Napoletano, Alexandru Nazare, Catherine Neris, Ljudmila Novak, Péter Olajos, Gérard Onesta, Dumitru Oprea, Josu Ortuondo Larrea, Siiri Oviir, Reino Paasilinna, Athanasios Pafilis, Maria Grazia Pagano, Justas Vincas Paleckis, Marie Panayotopoulos-Cassiotou, Marco Pannella, Pier Antonio Panzeri, Dimitrios Papadimoulis, Atanas Paparizov, Neil Parish, Vincent Peillon, Alojz Peterle, Maria Petre, Tobias Pflüger, Sirpa Pietikäinen, Rihards Pīks, João de Deus Pinheiro, Józef Pinior, Gianni Pittella, Francisca Pleguezuelos Aguilar, Zita Pleštinská, Anni Podimata, Samuli Pohjamo, Bernard Poignant, Lydie Polfer, Miguel Portas, Christa Prets, Pierre Pribetich, Vittorio Prodi, Jacek Protasiewicz, John Purvis, Miloslav Ransdorf, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Vladimír Remek, Karin Resetarits, Teresa Riera Madurell, Karin Riis-Jørgensen, Giovanni Rivera, Marco Rizzo, Maria Robsahm, Giovanni Robusti, Bogusław Rogalski, Zuzana Roithová, Raül Romeva i Rueda, Dariusz Rosati, Mechtild Rothe, Libor Rouček, Martine Roure, Heide Rühle, Flaviu Călin Rus, Leopold Józef Rutowicz, Eoin Ryan, Tokia Saïfi, Aloyzas Sakalas, Katrin Saks, María Isabel Salinas García, Antolín Sánchez Presedo, Daciana Octavia Sârbu, Amalia Sartori, Gilles Savary, Christel Schaldemose, Pierre Schapira, Lydia Schenardi, Carl Schlyter, Olle Schmidt, Elisabeth Schroedter, Inger Segelström, Esko Seppänen, Czesław Adam Siekierski, Eva-Riitta Siitonen, Brian Simpson, Kathy Sinnott, Peter Skinner, Nina Škottová, Alyn Smith, Csaba Sógor, Søren Bo Søndergaard, María Sornosa Martínez, Jean Spautz, Bart Staes, Grażyna Staniszewska, Peter Šťastný, Petya Stavreva, Dirk Sterckx, Catherine Stihler, Daniel Strož, Margie Sudre, Eva-Britt Svensson, Konrad Szymański, Csaba Sándor Tabajdi, Hannu Takkula, Charles Tannock, Andres Tarand, Michel Teychenné, Britta Thomsen, Marianne Thyssen, Gary Titley, Patrizia Toia, László Tőkés, Ewa Tomaszewska, Jacques Toubon, Georgios Toussas, Kyriacos Triantaphyllides, Helga Trüpel, Claude Turmes, Feleknas Uca, Vladimir Urutchev, Inese Vaidere, Anne Van Lancker, Daniel Varela Suanzes-Carpegna, Ari Vatanen, Yannick Vaugrenard, Donato Tommaso Veraldi, Bernadette Vergnaud, Alejo Vidal-Quadras, Kyösti Virrankoski, Oldřich Vlasák, Dominique Vlasto, Johannes Voggenhuber, Sahra Wagenknecht, Diana Wallis, Graham Watson, Henri Weber, Renate Weber, Åsa Westlund, Anders Wijkman, Glenis Willmott, Iuliu Winkler, Janusz Wojciechowski, Francis Wurtz, Anna Záborská, Jan Zahradil, Iva Zanicchi, Tatjana Ždanoka, Dushana Zdravkova, Roberts Zīle, Gabriele Zimmer, Jaroslav Zvěřina, Tadeusz Zwiefka


(1)  OJ C 304, 6.10.1997, p. 55.

(2)  OJ C 288 E, 25.11.2006, p. 66.


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