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Voting session

MEPs held their daily voting session on 11 December 2012 during which they voted to approve:

• energy-efficiency labelling laws for office equipment

• banana accompanying measures to protect banana growers in outlying regions of the EU

• a financial assistance package to Georgia

• increasing the powers of the European Maritime Safety Agency to allow it to combat offshore pollution and piracy

• an association agreement between the EU and Central America

• trade agreements between the EU, Colombia and Peru

• laws governing bilateral investment agreements between individual EU countries and non-EU countries

• a financial assistance package to Kyrgyzstan

• non-legislative reports by parliamentary committees

• the creation of a common EU patent scheme

Useful links:

Democracy Live's guide to how the plenary sessions work.

A disclaimer on the use of simultaneous interpretations, on the European Parliament's website.

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