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Ms Ingjerd SCHOU

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 24/01/2022
  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party from 08/02/2018 to 23/01/2022
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 20/11/2009 to 07/02/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 22/11/2013 Representative - Norway
  • from 20/11/2009 to 22/11/2013 Substitute - Norway

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

  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (since 24/01/2022)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (since 24/01/2022)
  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (since 24/01/2022)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs: Standing Committee (from 29/01/2020 to 23/01/2022)
  • Chairperson: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 29/01/2020 to 23/01/2022)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs: Bureau of the Assembly (from 29/01/2020 to 23/01/2022)
  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 26/01/2018 to 28/01/2020)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 24/01/2018 to 25/01/2018)
  • First Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 27/06/2017 to 23/01/2018)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (from 25/01/2016 to 21/01/2018)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (from 25/01/2016 to 21/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 22/11/2013)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 19/11/2013)
  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 25/01/2012 to 26/06/2017)
  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 23/01/2012 to 21/11/2013)
  • Member: (Former) Committee on Economic Affairs and Development (from 20/11/2009 to 23/01/2012)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Democracy (since 23/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Democracy (since 27/01/2022)
  • Member: Sub-Committee on Ethics (since 24/01/2022)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on Ethics (from 29/01/2020 to 23/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (from 28/01/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Co-operation with non-European countries of origin and transit (from 22/01/2013 to 26/01/2014)
  • 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 International Economic Relations (from 27/01/2011 to 23/01/2012)
  • Alternate of Ms Karin ANDERSEN (Member): (Former) Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee (from 20/11/2009 to 23/01/2012)

Interventions

Last speeches

23/06/2022 | 19:59:05 In favour. As the mover of the sub-amendment the Committee is clearly in favour. I shall now put the sub-amendment to the vote. The vote is now open. The vote is now closed. I call for the result to be displayed. The sub-amendment is agreed to. We shall now consider the main amendment. Does anyone wish to speak against the amendment? No. What is the opinion of the Committee on the amendment? The Committee is in favour. I shall now put Amendment No. 1 to the vote. The vote is open. The vote is... 23/06/2022 | 16:11:01 Thank you President, The right to seek asylum is enshrined in the United Nations Refugee Convention from 1951 and the 1967 protocol. It guarantees asylum seekers' protection from being returned to a country where they face serious threats to their lives or freedom. What was not foreseen at the time of drafting was how modern communications would develop, and the ease with which we now travel between continents. However, President, what was foreseen was the importance of ensuring individuals... 23/06/2022 | 11:36:46 President, thank you for giving me the floor. As our Group of the European People's Party spokesperson, Ms Ria OOMEN-RUIJTEN had to return to The Netherlands, I will be speaking on behalf of the group. For Ms Ria OOMEN-RUIJTEN, coming from The Netherlands, the downing of MH17 is a case is very close to her heart. Many of our countrymen are still suffering the loss of loved ones. Still, almost eight years later, relatives of the 298 victims find no peace because those responsible have not been... 21/06/2022 | 19:10:27 Thank you, President. Dear colleagues, This is not the first time we are debating political prisoners in the Russian Federation. We have had several debates just on the arrest and continued detention of Mr Alexei Navalny. What is first today, however, is discussing this issue without Russia as a member. Russia being excluded does not mean that we should stop following the developments in the country. We owe the Russian people, what is left of civil society and independent media... 21/06/2022 | 17:57:27 Thank you, President and colleagues. Democratic security - the notion which our rapporteur Mr Bogdan KLICH discusses in detail in his report was endorsed at the 1993 Vienna Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Council of Europe. The Vienna Summit was the first. Nearly 30 years later we are preparing a new summit, the fourth. The notion of democratic security is as relevant as ever. The aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine is the most gruesome example of this...

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