Written declaration of the European Parliament on the death penalty: for a universal moratorium on executions with a view to total abolition


The European Parliament,

asks the Commission, the Council and the Member States:

- to support the request to reopen the item on the death penalty at the current UN General Assembly;
- to submit - on behalf of the EU, through its Member States represented - a proposal for a resolution on a universal moratorium on executions with a view to total abolition;
- to seek maximum support from UN Member States for the resolution;
- to do everything in their capacity to obtain as soon as possible a positive vote by the current General Assembly.

Graham WATSON (Leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe)
Joseph DAUL (President of the Group of the European People's Party)
Martin SCHULTZ (President of the Socialist Group)
Cristiana MUSCARDINI (President of the Union for Europe of the Nations Group)
Daniel COHN-BENDIT (President of the Group of the Greens)
Francis WURTZ (President of the Confederal Group of the European United Left)
Jens-Peter BONDE (President of the Independence/Democracy Group)
signatories as of 18/01/2007

AGNOLETTO  Vittorio,GUE/NGL
AITA Vincenzo,GUE/NGL
ALBERTINI  Gabriele,PPE-DE
ALI  Nedzhmi,ADLE
ALVARO  Alexander,ADLE
ANDREJEVS  Georgs,ADLE
ANDRIA  Alfonso,ADLE
ANGELILLI  Roberta,UEN
ARIF  Abdelkader,PSE
ATTWOOLL  Elspeth,ADLE
AUDY  Jean-Pierre,PPE-DE
BATTILOCHIO Alessandro,NI
BAUER  Edit,PPE-DE
BEAUPUY  Jean-Marie,ADLE
BEAZLEY  Christopher J.P.,PPE-DE
BEER  Angelika,VERTS/ALE
BELET  Ivo,PPE-DE
BELOHORSKA  Irena,NI
BERLINGUER  Giovanni,PSE
BONSIGNORE  Vito,PPE-DE
BOURZAI  Bernadette,PSE
BOWIS  John,PPE-DE
BREJC  Mihael,PPE-DE
BREPOELS  Frieda,PPE-DE
BRIE  André,GUE/NGL
BULLMANN  HANS Udo,PSE
BUSK  Niels,ADLE
BUSQUIN  Philippe,PSE
CAPOULAS SANTOS  Luis Manuel,PSE
CAPPATO  Marco,ADLE
CARLOTTI  Marie-Arlette,PSE
CARLSHAMRE  Maria,ADLE
CASACA  José Paulo,PSE
CASHMAN  Michael,PSE
CASTIGLIONE  Giuseppe,PPE-DE
CATANIA  Giusto,GUE/NGL
CEDERSCHIÖLD  Charlotte,PPE-DE
CHIESA  Giulietto,PSE
COCILOVO  Luigi,ADLE
COELHO  Carlos,PPE-DE
COHN-BENDIT  Daniel Marc,VERTS/ALE
CORNILLET  Thierry,ADLE
CORREIA  Fausto,PSE
COSTA  Paolo,ADLE
COTTIGNY  Jean-Louis,PSE
COVENEY  Simon,PPE-DE
CRAMER  Michael,VERTS/ALE
DAUL  Joseph,PPE-DE
DE MICHELIS  Gianni,NI
DEGUTIS  Arunas,ADLE
DEMETRIOU  Panayiotis,PPE-DE
DESIR  Harlem,PSE
DIAZ DE MERA GARCIA-CONSUEGRA  Agustin,PPE-DE
DICKUTE  Jolanta,ADLE
DILLEN  Koenraad,NI
DRCAR  Mojca,ADLE
DUFF  Andrew,ADLE
ESTEVES  Assuncao,PPE-DE
EVANS  Robert,PSE
FAVA  Giovanni G. C.,PSE
FERREIRA  Elisa,PSE
FOURTOU  Janelly,ADLE
FRASSONI  Monica,VERTS/ALE
GAL  Kinga,PPE-DE
GARGANI  Giuseppe,PPE-DE
GAUZES  Jean-Paul,PPE-DE
GEREMEK  Bronislaw,ADLE
GERINGER DE OEDENBERG  Lidia,PSE
GOTTARDI  Donata,PSE
GRÖNER  Lissy,PSE
GRUBER  Lilli,PSE
GUELLEC  Ambroise,PPE-DE
GUIDONI  Umberto,GUE/NGL
HAMON  Benoît,PSE
HARKIN  Marian,ADLE
HAZAN  Adeline,PSE
HENNIS-PLASSCHAERT  Jeanine,ADLE
HIGGINS  Jim,PPE-DE
HOLM Jens,GUE/NGL
HUTCHINSON  Alain,PSE
ISLER BEGUIN  Marie-Anne,VERTS/ALE
JAATTEENMAKI  Anneli,ADLE
JAROKA  Livia,PPE-DE
JEGGLE  Elisabeth,PPE-DE
JONCKHEER  Pierre,VERTS/ALE
KACZMAREK  Filip,PPE-DE
KARIM  Saj,ADLE
KASOULIDES  Ioannis,PPE-DE
KOSA KOVACS  Magda,PSE
KOTEREC  Milos,PSE
KREISSL-DÖRFLER  Wolfgang,PSE
KUSSTATSCHER  Sepp,VERTS/ALE
LAMBRINIDIS  Stavros,PSE
LAVARRA  Vincenzo,PSE
LE FOLL  Stéphane,PSE
LOCATELLI  Pia,PSE
LOSCO  Andrea,ADLE
LUCAS  Dr Caroline,VERTS/ALE
LUDFORD Baroness  Sarah,ADLE
LYNNE  Elizabeth,ADLE
MAAT  Albert Jan,PPE-DE
MAATEN  Jules,ADLE
MALDEIKIS  Eugenijus,UEN
MANTOVANI  Mario,PPE-DE
MARQUES  Sergio,PPE-DE
MASIEL  Jan Tadeusz,UEN
MASTENBROEK  Edith,PSE
MATSAKIS  Marios,ADLE
MATSOUKA  Maria,PSE
MAURO  Mario,PPE-DE
McAVAN  Linda,PSE
MEIJER  Erik,GUE/NGL
MEYER  Willy,GUE/NGL
MORGANTINI  Luisa,GUE/NGL
MUSACCHIO  Roberto,GUE/NGL
MUSCARDINI  Cristiana,UEN
MUSCAT  Joseph,PSE
MUSSOLINI  Alessandra,ITS
MUSUMECI  Sebastiano,UEN
NAPOLETANO  Pasqualina,PSE
NAVARRO  Robert,PSE
NEWTON-DUNN  Bill,ADLE
NEYTS  Annemie,ADLE
NICHOLSON Baroness  Emma,ADLE
NOVAK  Ljudmila,PPE-DE
OCCHETTO  Achille,PSE
ONESTA  Gérard,VERTS/ALE
ONYSZKIEWICZ  Janusz,ADLE
ORTUONDO LARREA  Josu,ADLE
ÖZDEMIR  Cem,VERTS/ALE
PAASILINNA  Reino,PSE
PALECKIS  Justas,PSE
PANNELLA  Marco,ADLE
PAPADIMOULIS  Dimitrios,GUE/NGL
PAPARIZOV Atanas,PSE
PARVANOVA Antonyia,ADLE
PIKS  Rihards,PPE-DE
PIRILLI  Umberto,UEN
PISTELLI  Lapo,ADLE
PITTELLA  Giovanni Saverio,PSE
PODESTA  Guido,PPE-DE
POIGNANT  Bernard,PSE
QUEIRO  Luís,PPE-DE
REYNAUD  Line,PSE
RIBEIRO E CASTRO  José,PPE-DE
RIES  Frédérique,ADLE
ROMEVA  Raul,VERTS/ALE
ROURE  Martine,PSE
SACCONI  Guido,PSE
SAIFI  Toika,PPE-DE
SAMUELSEN  Anders,ADLE
SARTORI  Amalia,PPE-DE
SBARBATI  Luciana,ADLE
SCHAPIRA  Pierre,PSE
SCHLYTER  Carl,VERTS/ALE
SCHULZ  Martin,PSE
SEGELSTRÖM  Inger,PSE
SIEKIERSKI  Czeslaw,PPE-DE
SILVA PENEDA  José,PPE-DE
SIMPSON Brian,PSE
SORNOSA MARTINEZ  Maria,PSE
STERCKX  Dirk,ADLE
STEVENSON  Struan,PPE-DE
SUDRE  Margie,PPE-DE
SURJAN  Laszlo,PPE-DE
SUSTA  Gianluca,ADLE
SVENSSON  Eva-Britt,GUE/NGL
SWOBODA  Johannes,PSE
TAJANI  Antonio,PPE-DE
TARAND  Andres,PSE
THYSSEN  Marianne,PPE-DE
TITLEY  Gary,PSE
TRAUTMANN  Catherine,PSE
TURMES  Claude,VERTS/ALE
VAKALIS  Nikos,PPE-DE
VALENCIANO MARTINEZ-OROZCO  Elena,PSE
VAN DEN BERG  Max,PSE
VAUGRENARD  Yannick,PSE
VENTRE  Riccardo,PPE-DE
VERALDI  Donato,ADLE
VERGNAUD  Bernadette,PSE
VINCENZI  Marta,PSE
VLASTO  Dominique,PPE-DE
WAGENKNECHT  Sahra,GUE/NGL
WATSON  Graham,ADLE
WIERSMA  Jan Marinus,PSE
WILLMOTT  Glenis,PSE
WURTZ  Francis,GUE/NGL
ZANI  Secondo Mauro,PSE
ZAPPALÀ  Stefano,PPE-DE
ZIMMER  Gabi,GUE/NGL
ZINGARETTI  Nicola,PSE
HELLVIG Eduard Raul,ADLE