23/01/2019 | 18:03:16 I thank everybody who participated in the discussion and elaborated on many topics I touched on only superficially in my introduction. As I mentioned, there are many aspects to this and it is a topic of the future. As I said, artificial intelligence, social media and personal data deserve separate reports, and the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media has many reports in the pipeline on similar topics. Today’s discussion of the media was also partly about new challenges and what... 23/01/2019 | 17:00:39 The Internet is penetrating our everyday lives. I am sure that many of you are using it right now, even during this debate, and we are fully free to do so. Unfortunately, this tool does not have only positive aspects; it is also misused and abused. We must therefore talk about it in relation to human rights. We want an Internet that provides our societies with more information and knowledge, innovation and sustainable development, social justice and collective wellbeing, freedom and democracy... 23/01/2019 | 16:07:57 I thank the rapporteurs for their very good reports on this important topic. Media freedom is an inevitable precondition of democratic elections, but unfortunately it is being severely violated in our Member States. Many other reports deal with this topic, including reports about election observation and the monitoring of countries. I am grateful to our partners from the OSCE – the long-term observers who scrutinise very effectively what is happening in the media landscape, long before...
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12/04/2019 | Doc. 14878 | Motion for a resolution Addressing the issue of Daesh foreign fighters and their families returning from Syria and other countries to the member States of the Council of Europe 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14875 | Written declaration Sanctions must be maintained and “Magnitsky laws” applied in response to human rights violations in the Russian Federation occupied Crimea 10/10/2018 | Doc. 14640 | Motion for a resolution Following up on the Genocide Convention and developing processes for reflecting on historic genocides in Council of Europe member States 26/06/2018 | Doc. 14588 | Motion for a recommendation Reshaping the foundations of multilateralism 23/03/2018 | Doc. 14517 | Motion for a resolution New forms of public debate on the ethical aspects of rapid advances in science and technology
12/04/2019 | Doc. 14835, vote on the draft text for recommendation Anonymous donation of sperm and oocytes: balancing the rights of parents, donors and children 12/04/2019 | Doc. 14844, vote on the draft text for resolution Social media: social threads or threats to human rights? 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14849, vote on the draft text for resolution Modification of various provisions of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14847, vote on the draft text for resolution Laundromats: responding to new challenges in the international fight against organised crime, corruption and money laundering 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14847, vote on the draft text for recommendation Laundromats: responding to new challenges in the international fight against organised crime, corruption and money laundering