Palm oil and deforestation of rainforests: extracts from the vote on the report Kateřina KONEČNÁ (GUE/NGL, CZ)
Event date: 04/04/2017
During the EP plenary session (3-6 April 2017) in Strasbourg, MEPs vote a resolution to tackle the environmental impacts of unsustainable palm oil production, such as deforestation and habitat degradation, particularly in South-East Asia. Mairead MCGUINNESS opens the vote. The results are: 640 in favour, 18 against and 28 abstentions.