13/10/2022 | 11:19:33 Thank you President, Colleagues, dear Ukrainian colleagues, Yet again we have seen an escalation in the war. Yet again civilians are being targeted. Yet again the suffering of the Ukrainian people is immense. This morning’s call for support by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is profound. As fellow Europeans we cannot stand idly by. The ongoing war is a challenge to global governance and rules-based multinational cooperation. A system which has served us so well in Europe; only through... 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...
14/03/2022 | Doc. 15477 | Report Consequences of the Russian Federation's aggression against Ukraine 27/01/2021 | Doc. 15218 | Committee Opinion Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 09/11/2020 | Doc. 15179 | Report Modification of the Assembly's Rules of Procedure
12/10/2022 | Doc. 15633 | Motion for a resolution Europe should stand in solidarity with the Russian and Belarusian anti-war movement 27/06/2022 | Doc. 15578 | Motion for a resolution Systematic large-scale persecution against anti-war protesters in the Russian Federation 27/06/2022 | Doc. 15581 | Written declaration Mikhail Saakashvili needs medical help 23/06/2022 | Doc. 15564 | Motion for a resolution Countering the erasure of cultural identity in war and peace 21/06/2022 | Doc. 15555 | Motion for a resolution Public regulation of the freedom of expression in digital platforms
13/10/2022 | Doc. 15615, vote on the draft text for resolution The impact of Brexit on human rights on the island of Ireland 13/10/2022 | Doc. 15611, vote on the draft text for resolution The fight for a level playing field – ending discrimination against women in the world of sport 12/10/2022 | Doc. 15619, vote on the draft text for resolution The honouring of membership obligations to the Council of Europe by Hungary 11/10/2022 | Doc. 15609, vote on the draft text for resolution Supporting a European perspective for the Western Balkans 11/10/2022 | Doc. 15609, vote on the draft text for recommendation Supporting a European perspective for the Western Balkans