19/04/2021 | 19:43:03 Thank you, distinguished Chair, dear colleagues. Thank you for this really constructive debate and all of the nice and not so nice words I heard during this debate. First of all, I would like to focus on the fact that about 340 indigenous national minorities live and operate in 47 European countries, which is more than 100 million people. That means that every seventh inhabitants of the continent is a member of a national minority or an ethnic group. This report is about them. I understand... 19/04/2021 | 17:41:59 Distinguished Chair, Dear colleagues, 23 years after the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities entered into force, give us the opportunity to go back to fundamentals: to human dignity, inclusion, respect and recognition of minority rights in a changing environment, and to examine how an understanding of equality and non-discrimination may interact with the overall minority discourse. Minorities enrich the societies of each and every country in the world. By working... 26/06/2019 | 10:25:10 Thank you, Madam President. Dear colleagues, We all know people who are affected by mental health issues. Yet, mental illness is still surrounded by stigma and stereotypes and people with mental health conditions or psychosocial disabilities are still subjected to treatment and attention without their consent. I would like, first of all, to congratulate Madam Rapporteur for really her excellent work and excellent analysis of this paradigm. She has shown the harmful effects of an approach to... 25/06/2019 | 18:56:00 Thank you, Madam President. Dear colleagues. First of all, thank you for a really rich debate. It is true that you in your interventions you mostly focused on the Istanbul Convention but I think Béatrice FRESKO-ROLFO explained how actually the two reports are interlinked. Since my report was focusing on how we started from a plan to have really an ambitious agenda for gender equality. Of course, the main idea was to celebrate the 70th anniversary of this organisation and to look back on what... 25/06/2019 | 15:47:15 Thank you, Madam President, dear colleagues, ladies and gentleman. As long as women and men do not enjoy the same empowerment, participation, visibility and equal access to resources, we cannot consider Human Rights to be respected, nor democracy and the rule of law to be achieved. Gender equality is therefore really a central mission of the Council of Europe. Human Rights, democracy and peace are the three key points without which it would be impossible to build the institutional...
01/03/2021 | Doc. 15231 | Report Preserving national minorities in Europe 08/06/2019 | Doc. 14907 | Report Towards an ambitious Council of Europe agenda for gender equality 20/03/2019 | Doc. 14845 | Report The role and responsibilities of political leaders in combating hate speech and intolerance 23/01/2018 | Doc. 14481 | Committee Opinion Challenge on procedural grounds of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of Andorra 09/11/2011 | Doc. 12787 | Report Psychological violence
04/02/2020 | Doc. 15072 | Motion for a resolution Re-establishing sustainable living conditions for autochthonous communities in balance with their natural environments in member States 04/02/2020 | Doc. 15075 | Written declaration Protection of freedom of religion in Montenegro 03/02/2020 | Doc. 15069 | Motion for a resolution Gender mainstreaming of migration policies 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15052 | Motion for a resolution Condemnation of antisemitism and of the goals of the BDS-Movement 28/01/2020 | Doc. 15045 | Motion for a resolution Justice and security for women in peace reconciliation
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