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Mr Zsolt NÉMETH

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Bureau: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 21/06/2021
  • Member: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance from 18/04/2021 to 20/06/2021
  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party from 25/06/2014 to 17/04/2021
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 23/06/2014 to 24/06/2014

In the Assembly

  • since 23/06/2014 Representative - Hungary
  • from 24/06/2002 to 21/05/2010 Representative - Hungary
  • from 03/10/1994 to 21/09/1998 Representative - Hungary
  • from 27/09/1993 to 03/10/1994 Substitute - Hungary

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 28/05/2021)
  • Chairperson: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 19/04/2021)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy: Bureau of the Assembly (since 19/04/2021)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy: Standing Committee (since 19/04/2021)
  • Ex officio (Rule 44.1 of the Rules of Procedure): Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 19/04/2021)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (since 25/01/2021)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (since 25/01/2021)
  • Ex officio (Rule 14.3 of the Rules of Procedure): Bureau of the Assembly (since 15/05/2020)
  • First Vice-Chairperson: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 28/01/2020 to 18/04/2021)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (from 25/01/2016 to 21/01/2018)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (from 25/01/2016 to 21/01/2018)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 30/01/2015 to 27/01/2020)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 23/06/2014)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 23/06/2014)
  • Second Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 23/01/2006 to 20/01/2008)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy: Sub-Committee on Conflicts between Council of Europe Member States (since 19/04/2021)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (since 19/04/2021)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on External Relations (since 19/04/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (from 24/01/2017 to 27/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Rózsa HOFFMANN (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 23/06/2014 to 31/05/2018)

Interventions

Last speeches

30/09/2021 | 10:34:40 Thank you, Madam. I would like to congratulate our rapporteur and also the Secretariat for this extremely well-balanced text we have got in front of us and I would like ask to all of you to vote in favour. The United States, in the Doha Agreement more than two years ago, signalled all this. So, it was not a surprise to anyone that the departure was going to take place. The way it happened was a disaster. It was a failure. It was a disaster and failure for all of us. Now we need to investigate... 27/09/2021 | 15:47:10 First of all I would like to congratulate also Ms Kalesnikava for being nominated and given the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize of the Council of Europe. And we hope that she is going to get free along with the other 600 political prisoners of Belarus soon. Secondly, dear colleagues, I would like to draw your attention to the issue of Afghanistan. We will have an urgent debate on the subject. It is needed. We all know that the withdrawal agreement, the so-called Doha agreement, implementation... 21/06/2021 | 12:47:20 Thank you, Dora. Dear colleagues, the Hungarian presidency has started, along with the European football championship. The Hungarian public has to divide its attention between the Hungarian presidency and the European Championship. As you all know, the Standing Committee and the Bureau had a kind of semi-hybrid meeting in Budapest. Our President and our Secretary General visited Budapest, plenty of events are coming up. Our priorities, the Hungarian foreign minister will introduce them in the... 21/04/2021 | 12:34:30 First of all, I would like to express my full solidarity with the democracy movement on behalf of our Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy. And secondly, I would like to express my absolute solidarity with our Polish colleague, Mr Arkadiusz MULARCZYK, who asked us to condemn the anti-minority intimidation against the Polish minority in Belarus. And I would like to call on all Council of Europe institutions and instruments to follow very closely the situation of the Polish minority in... 20/04/2021 | 16:59:32 Dear colleagues, this was an excellent debate. These debates are actually have been heard since 1993 in our enlarged assembly open to delegations from OECD members. I was very glad that we had now Mexican and Canadian colleagues with us, who are obviously not members of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament. This is the most inclusive expression of multilateralism that I pay tribute to. For the first time the debates of our enlarged assembly are being held on the basis of a report...

Activities