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Mr Zsolt NÉMETH

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In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 24/01/2022
  • Bureau: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance from 21/06/2021 to 23/01/2022
  • 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 (from 15/05/2020 to 19/05/2022)
  • 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)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on Democracy (since 27/01/2022)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy: Sub-Committee on Conflicts concerning 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

23/06/2022 | 11:02:30 Thank you, Mister Samad SEYIDOV. Dear Colleagues, The Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) has presented a draft resolution to which 10 Amendments have been tabled. They will be taken in the order in which they appear in the Compendium. I remind you that the speeches and amendments are limited to 30 seconds. I understand that the Vice-Chairperson of the Monitoring Committee wishes to propose to the Assembly... 21/06/2022 | 18:08:41 Dear colleagues, We have had a long day I would like to express my gratitude to Mr Bogdan KLICH, the former defence minister of Poland, who played a very important role in discussing democratic security by preparing this report and I would like to express my gratitude to the Secretariat as well. Today, we had an interesting mix of a long debate that started in the morning and was interrupted by the high-level panel about the same subject. I am glad that we are having these practices and I was... 21/06/2022 | 10:04:51 Good morning, Mr President. Secretary General,  Dear colleagues,  The Russian Federation's unprovoked aggression against Ukraine has shaken the security architecture of Europe. We are coming close to the end of the Helsinki era, which started in 1975 and was fundamentally reinforced in the transition in 1988–89. There are tendencies which try to bring us back to the Yalta period – and that is what we do not want. That is against the intention of us to create, again, a security structure which... 20/06/2022 | 12:35:19 First of all, relating to Serbia, I would like to congratulate the free, democratic and successful elections of our Serbian colleagues. I would like to welcome the speaker of the Serbian Parliament among us, Mr Ivica DAČIĆ. I would like to welcome also Ms Elvira KOVÁCS, the head of the Serbian delegation. And congratulations to you, Mr Aleksander POCIEJ, for both reports. Dear colleagues, We all are now obsessed with the tragedy of the war. I think it is right to be so. 100 plus, some say... 28/04/2022 | 17:27:35 Thank you, Mr Ahmet YILDIZ. Dear Colleagues, The report that the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy is presenting to you today is a wake-up call for all Council of Europe member States. It is a wake-up call to say that we have to do more, a lot more, to realise genuine democracy in Europe and realise much more active participation of our citizens. This is not only a commitment we have towards our citizens but also our responsibility towards each other as member States. The Russian...

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