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Ms Theodora BAKOYANNIS

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In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party since 11/10/2018
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 08/02/2018 to 10/10/2018
  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party from 02/10/2013 to 07/02/2018
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 01/10/2012 to 01/10/2013

In the Assembly

  • since 01/10/2012 Representative - Greece
  • from 25/01/2010 to 21/05/2010 Representative - Greece
  • from 15/05/2000 to 27/01/2003 Representative - Greece

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

  • 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 30/09/2019 to 21/05/2021)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 30/09/2019)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 25/01/2016)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (from 26/01/2015 to 19/04/2015)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (from 26/01/2015 to 19/04/2015)
  • Chairperson: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 27/01/2014 to 24/01/2016)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy: Standing Committee (from 27/01/2014 to 24/01/2016)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy: Bureau of the Assembly (from 27/01/2014 to 24/01/2016)
  • 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) (from 27/01/2014 to 24/01/2016)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 05/10/2012 to 30/01/2014)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 01/10/2012)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (from 01/10/2012 to 19/04/2015)
  • Member (Co-rapporteur on the Russian Federation): Sub-Committee on Conflicts concerning Council of Europe Member States (from 23/01/2017 to 26/04/2018)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on relations with the OECD and the EBRD (from 27/01/2016 to 24/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on relations with the OECD and the EBRD (from 27/01/2016 to 22/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (since 27/01/2016)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (from 27/01/2014 to 26/01/2014)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on External Relations (from 27/01/2014 to 24/01/2016)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on relations with the OECD and the EBRD (from 27/01/2014 to 24/01/2016)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (from 27/01/2014 to 24/01/2016)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (from 24/01/2013 to 26/01/2014)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (from 02/10/2012 to 20/01/2013)
  • Alternate of Mr Ioannis DRAGASAKIS (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (from 24/01/2013 to 26/01/2014)

Interventions

Last speeches

21/06/2022 | 10:24:31 Thank you, Mr President. I want to congratulate and thank Mr Bogdan KLICH on the draft report and recommendations he presented to us today. As I told him in Chania during the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy meeting, this report will be crucial for the future of this organisation. It constitutes one of the few opportunities we have to situate the Council of Europe at the heart of the European architecture during difficult times, times of revisionism and war. I want to underline... 15/03/2022 | 11:03:01 Thank you, Chair. Dear colleagues, Today is an historic moment for our organisation. A moment of action but also of reflection. Putin's aggression against Ukraine's territorial integrity, against its democracy and its people, and 150 000 thousand Greeks in Mariupol, has no excuse, no ground for justification. It is an act that contradicts international law, contradicts international order. An act that takes Europe back 70 years. Our message is clear: there can be no place for a member State... 21/06/2021 | 18:06:34 Let me start by saying that this report confuses me a little bit. It confuses me for the simple reason that, as that as the rapporteur rightly said, you cannot put Spain and Turkey in the same report. The truth is that these are two completely different situations, but completely different situations. It is indeed the case, as this Assembly has said again and again, that Turkey has a rule of law issue. We all remember our position last year when, without proper judicial proceedings, Mr Kavala... 22/04/2021 | 12:09:13 Thank you very much, Madam President. Dear colleagues, it's the third urgent plenary debate we have on the situation in Turkey in the past year and a half. The main thing is the deteriorating situation of democracy, of human rights and the rule of law. Evidently, despite our warnings and recommendations, things have not been improving in Turkey. Far from it. How long can this keep up? It gives no one joy to have to remind that often a member of this Assembly, colleagues of ours, that their... 27/01/2021 | 12:01:35 Thank you, Mister President. First and foremost, allow me to congratulate our rapporteur for an excellent comprehensive resolution, at this given moment, dealing with the main issue at hand regarding the COVID-19 vaccines. However, I would like to add two points in the overall discussion taking place. We are witnessing an acute issue and even a potential legal dispute between the EU and some vaccine-producing pharmaceutical companies regarding the late distribution of the agreed-upon vaccine...

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