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Mr Luís LEITE RAMOS

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 03/10/2011 to 07/02/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 25/01/2016 Representative - Portugal
  • from 03/10/2011 to 25/01/2016 Substitute - Portugal

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

  • Chairperson: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 29/01/2020)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development: Standing Committee (since 29/01/2020)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development: Bureau of the Assembly (since 29/01/2020)
  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (since 24/06/2019)
  • First Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 24/01/2018 to 28/01/2020)
  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 12/10/2017 to 21/01/2018)
  • General Rapporteur on local and regional authorities: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 02/06/2016 to 25/06/2018)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 25/01/2016)
  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 25/01/2016)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (since 29/01/2020)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on Children (since 29/01/2020)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (since 29/01/2020)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (since 29/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (from 01/06/2017 to 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Children (from 27/04/2017 to 23/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (from 24/01/2017 to 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Environment and Energy (from 27/01/2016 to 25/01/2017)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage (from 25/01/2016 to 28/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Telmo CORREIA (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (from 06/06/2005 to 24/01/2016)
  • Alternate of Mr Carlos Alberto GONÇALVES (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage (since 29/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Edite ESTRELA (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Children (from 24/01/2019 to 27/01/2020)

Interventions

Last speeches

22/06/2021 | 19:29:15 Thank you, Mister President. I thank the rapporteur, Baroness Doreen Massey, for her excellent work and report. I also congratulate the Assembly on raising the important issue of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on children's rights. Indeed, their rights to life, health, development, social protection, education, protection from violence and discrimination have been greatly affected during the pandemic. Vulnerable children are more exposed to the negative consequences of the pandemic... 22/06/2021 | 17:53:35 I would first like to congratulate and thank Mr Andrej HUNKO and Ms Elvira KOVÁCS for their contribution to this excellent report. Ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues, While the Covid-19 pandemic continues, our countries are preparing an exit strategy from the socio-economic crisis that it has triggered. This crisis is absolutely unique in modern times because of its global scope, duration and depth. It goes beyond the shocks of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, or even that of 1929. The... 20/04/2021 | 09:39:34 Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Colleagues, I am sincerely grateful that we are having this debate on COVID-19 passports or certificates. As you know, the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, which I have the honour of chairing, proposed a topical debate on the same subject, with one small difference: we proposed to look not only at human rights and legal implications, but also at public health. The fundamental rights concerns are valid and will be addressed by others... 12/04/2019 | 10:51:54 Our committee began to address the issue we are debating now last April, at the same time as the constitutional court in my country decided that anonymous gamete donation was incompatible with the Portuguese constitution. This decision changed the legal framework for donations in Portugal and enshrined a right of access to genetic origins in the best interests of children and adults born of donation. The committee was able to take advantage of an enlightening hearing in Lisbon last September...

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