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Mr Bernard FOURNIER

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Representative
Senator
Les Républicains

Sénat
FR - 75291 - Paris cedex 06
France

Working language: French

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020 , 2019 , 2018

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party since 15/06/2021
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 28/11/2008 to 14/06/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 30/09/2013 Representative - France
  • from 28/11/2008 to 30/09/2013 Substitute - France

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 24/01/2022)
  • First Vice-Chairperson: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 22/04/2021 to 23/01/2022)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 31/01/2020 to 21/04/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 15/10/2018 to 22/11/2018)
  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 24/11/2017)
  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 02/10/2013 to 28/01/2014)
  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 23/01/2012 to 23/11/2017)
  • Member: (Former) Committee on Migration, Refugees and Population (from 28/11/2008 to 23/01/2012)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 26/01/2021)
  • Member (Co-rapporteur on Armenia): Sub-Committee on Conflicts concerning Council of Europe Member States (from 27/05/2020 to 22/06/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage (since 25/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Refugee and Migrant Children and Young People (from 25/01/2017 to 23/11/2017)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Population (from 23/03/2015 to 25/01/2017)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Co-operation with non-European countries of origin and transit (from 23/03/2015 to 23/11/2017)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Detention (from 22/01/2013 to 25/01/2015)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Co-operation with non-European countries of origin and transit (from 22/01/2013 to 26/01/2015)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Detention (from 30/03/2012 to 20/01/2013)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Co-operation with non-European countries of origin and transit (from 30/03/2012 to 20/01/2013)
  • Member: Sub-Committee on Population (from 28/11/2008 to 23/01/2012)
  • Alternate of Mr Claude KERN (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 23/11/2018)
  • Alternate of Ms Sylvie GOY-CHAVENT (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 24/11/2017 to 15/10/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Claude KERN (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (from 24/01/2019 to 27/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Nicole DURANTON (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (from 25/01/2018 to 23/01/2019)

Interventions

Last speeches

24/06/2022 | 10:29:48 Thank you, Mr. President. Dear colleagues, Vaccination has represented a considerable advance in the medical field and prevents 2 to 3 million deaths per year. However, we are now seeing a resurgence of certain infectious diseases. This is particularly true of measles, for which the number of cases increased by 79% in the first two months of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021. At the same time, it should be remembered that the epidemic of Covid-19 is not over and that most of the people... 23/06/2022 | 17:02:20 Thank you, Madam President. Dear colleagues, The aggression of Ukraine by the Russian Federation has a global impact. In addition to the destruction of cities, the atrocities and the displacement of the population, there is the risk of a world famine. Russian troops are occupying arable land, destroying agricultural infrastructure and imposing a blockade on Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea. As a result, no goods are entering or leaving Ukraine's largest port, Odessa. President Zelensky... 23/06/2022 | 16:17:15 Thank you, Mister President. Mister President, Ladies and Gentlemen, The British government has signed an agreement with the government of Rwanda to allow the transfer of asylum seekers who have arrived illegally in the UK to Rwanda, where their asylum claims will now be processed. Funded by London to the tune of 141 million euros, it aims to deter illegal crossings of the English Channel. When the agreement was announced, it drew strong criticism from human rights groups, opposition figures... 23/06/2022 | 10:09:34 Thank you, Mr President. Mr President, Distinguished colleagues, Today we are considering the report on the honouring of the membership obligations of Malta. This report was prepared by the Monitoring Committee within the framework of the periodic review of membership obligations of Council of Europe member states which are not under a full monitoring procedure. This report as well the draft resolution contained therein give an overview of the way democratic institutions and rule of law... 22/06/2022 | 16:13:06 Thank you, Mr President. Dear colleagues, First of all, I would like to thank our five fellow rapporteurs for their excellent reports and opinions. The joint debate we are holding this afternoon illustrates the dramatic consequences of the Russian Federation's aggression against Ukraine, which has caused the largest population movement in Europe since the Second World War. More than 6 million people have left Ukraine to take refuge in other European countries, while 7 to 9 million people have...

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