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Amendment No. 1 | Doc. 13368 | 29 January 2014

Stepping up action against global inequalities: Europe’s contribution to the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) process

Signatories: Mr Jeffrey DONALDSON, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr James CLAPPISON, United Kingdom, EDG ; Sir Edward LEIGH, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr Ian LIDDELL-GRAINGER, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr Robert NEILL, United Kingdom, EDG ; Mr Ángel PINTADO, Spain, EPP/CD

Origin - 2014 - First part-session

In the draft resolution, paragraph 8.3.2, delete the words "and rights".

Explanatory note

This expression can be interpeted as implying a right of access to abortion on demand regardless of the provisions in national law, which is a claim not grounded in any democratically agreed international human rights instrument.