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... 10/04/2019 | 16:45:00 I thank all colleagues for taking part in this really fruitful debate. The number of speakers who signed up to speak in it shows how important and timely it is. All the contributions are really useful to me personally, and to the future work of the committee; I really appreciate them. Unfortunately, as colleagues are aware, it is impossible to respond to all of them. That is why I used the break and will use my notes to respond to a few comments, which I have grouped together. In my... 10/04/2019 | 10:06:39 Political leaders have a greater responsibility and a more important role in preventing and combating hate speech and intolerance than others do, because they have broader opportunities to spread prejudice against certain groups. The impact of political speech is greater, because politicians are in positions of authority. Hate speech has an impact on potential offenders, who feel encouraged in their intolerance. Politicians, along with other public figures, have a particularly significant...
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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
29/01/2020 | Doc. 15015, vote on the draft text for resolution The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the workplace 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15015, vote on the draft text for recommendation The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the workplace 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15024, vote on the draft text for resolution Complementary joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15050, vote on the draft text for resolution Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 28/01/2020 | Doc. 15025, vote on the draft text for resolution The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland