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Ms Ingjerd SCHOU

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party since 08/02/2018
  • 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)

  • Chairperson of the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs: Standing Committee (since 29/01/2020)
  • Chairperson: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (since 29/01/2020)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs: Bureau of the Assembly (since 29/01/2020)
  • 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)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on Ethics (since 29/01/2020)
  • 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

28/01/2021 | 11:29:03 Thank Mr President. I do hope that you can hear me bacause I only see a frozen picture, but I think I'm the next one... Yet again, freedom of expression is a focus for our debate. It is a fundamental right and a prerequisite for political life and democracy. Over time, how we express ourselves has evolved. From speeches in the town square, to opinion pieces in the newspapers, to expressing our views and opinions on online platforms – run by big tech companies. Over time, how our expressions... 28/01/2021 | 09:10:29 Misterr President and Dear Colleagues, Monday morning the credentials of the Russian delegation were challenged on substantive grounds. In accordance with Rule 8 of the rules of procedure, the matter has been referred to the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs for opinion. The Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) decided to propose that the Assembly ratify the credentials or... 27/01/2021 | 17:23:41 President, colleagues, First of all, let me underline the importance of this debate. We are discussing the arrest and detention of Mr Alexei Navalny. As an opposition party leader, he has been a target of the Russian regime. Their many efforts to silence him have not succeeded. However, this debate is not only about Mr Navalny, this is also a debate about freedom of expression and freedom of assembly and association. Article 10, freedom of expression, and Article 11, freedom of assembly and... 26/01/2021 | 18:31:31 Mr President, I will speak on behalf of the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs. First of all I would like to say that I really appreciate that Mr Lee is in the room and to see him again. I also like to use the opportunity to give my thanks to Mr Oleg SAVITSKY. He has really been dedicated and contributed to the Assembly for many years. Thank you so much. I would also like to congratulate Despina with her new position and all the best in your new position... 26/01/2021 | 09:32:14 Thank you chair, The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is the Council of Europe's foremost and Europe's most important human rights body: 820 million European citizens can have their case tried in the court, if they believe that a Council of Europe member state has violated their rights under the European Convention on Human Rights. Through this unique system, the Court has guaranteed the rights and freedoms of thousands of individuals for more than 70 years. I am pleased to read that...

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