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Mr Alfred HEER

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In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 25/01/2016
  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 23/01/2012 to 24/01/2016

In the Assembly

  • since 23/01/2012 Representative-Switzerland

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

  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 23/01/2018 to 26/01/2020)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (from 22/01/2018 to 20/01/2019)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (from 22/01/2018 to 20/01/2019)
  • Second Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 14/11/2017 to 22/01/2018)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 14/10/2016)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 25/01/2016)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (from 25/01/2016 to 22/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 23/01/2012 to 24/01/2016)
  • Member (Co-rapporteur on Ukraine): Sub-Committee on Conflicts between Council of Europe Member States (since 11/10/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on relations with the OECD and the EBRD (from 27/01/2016 to 22/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Disability and Inclusion (from 05/03/2014 to 27/01/2016)
  • Alternate of Mr Damien COTTIER (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 27/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Manuel TORNARE (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 25/01/2016 to 26/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Doris FIALA (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 23/01/2012 to 24/01/2016)
  • Alternate of Mr Pierre-Alain FRIDEZ (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Diasporas and Integration (since 28/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Sibel ARSLAN (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (since 28/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Manuel TORNARE (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination (from 26/01/2017 to 26/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Filippo LOMBARDI (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Disability and Inclusion (from 28/01/2016 to 23/01/2017)
  • Alternate of Ms Doris FIALA (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (from 27/01/2016 to 26/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Gerhard PFISTER (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Integration (from 22/01/2013 to 24/01/2016)
  • Alternate of Mr Gerhard PFISTER (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Integration (from 30/03/2012 to 20/01/2013)

Interventions

Last speeches

30/01/2020 | 16:07:20 Yes, thank you, Mister Chair. Unfortunately the Arab Spring that began ended in an Arab winter. Not only in Libya we have a complete war zone, also in Egypt we have a military dictatorship, we have in Syria still Hafez al-Assad in power. We didn't see any democratic evolvement that we hoped for when the Arab Spring was starting. What concerns Libya we have to say that member states of the Council of Europe have a responsibility for the situation as it is today. I'm not an advocate of Gaddafi... 30/01/2020 | 11:22:38 Thank you, Mr Chair. Thank you to the rapporteur Ms Thorhildur Sunna ÆVARSDÓTTIR for her report. The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe welcomes the report about the political prisoners and especially the resolution what Azerbeidjan should do to fufil its obligations as member state of the Council of Europe. The European Court of Human rights has issued a very large number of judgments finding violations of the Convention arising from arbitrary arrests and detention of opposition... 03/10/2019 | 19:53:45 Yes, thank you, Mrs Chair. I want first to thank to the rapporteurs for their report and also for letting us know how the situation is in Moldova and indeed it's a serious situation we are facing there, which is of great concern and should be of great concern to the Council of Europe. We are facing, or as the Council of Europe, we are responsible for the rule of law, for democracy and Human Rights. And Moldova is a small country; is a new country and is a poor country, of course, as well. And...

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