22/06/2021 | 19:35:06 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear Colleagues, I should like to thank the Rapporteur, Mr. Hunko for his excellent and timely Report. As the Report highlights, the pandemic revealed discrepancies among member states, but also among the different segments and societal groups. These inequalities, exacerbated by years of austerity measures, left many of our governments with little room to manoeuvre and recover from the most severe health crisis our modern societies are facing... 22/04/2021 | 13:07:24 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear Colleagues, The PACE has repeatedly warned about the consequences of Turkey’s deviation from our Organisation’s standards and principles, which primarily affect Turkish society and the most progressive forces within it. The Council of Europe does not seek confrontation with the Turkish authorities, but rather ways to encourage constructive dialogue conducive to democratic reform. The aim is not to impose any model of governance on Turkey... 20/04/2021 | 16:26:48 Good afternoon from Cyprus Mr Chairperson. I would first like to congratulate the rapporteur Mr Georgios KATROUGKALOS for his really excellent work. The established closer and more productive relationship between the Assembly and the OECD is a proven valuable framework for cooperation, and feedback on pressing challenges, such as the ones reviewed in this report. The fiscal power of the government predicates its democratic legitimacy. The appropriate transferring of tax revenue into spending... 20/04/2021 | 11:15:30 Good morning, Mr President. Dear Colleagues, Allow me to thank our Rapporteur, Mr. Tiny KOX, for his excellent Report. Despite what Mr Oleksii GONCHARENKO's already said. The Council of Europe has been a strong pillar in safeguarding democracy and fundamental human rights and freedoms through international co-operation for the last seven decades. There is a growing need, though, for the Council of Europe to further enhance its relevance in promoting peace through multilateralism. Stepping up... 28/01/2021 | 11:56:00 Good afternoon, from Nicosia. Allow me first to congratulate Mr Boriss CILEVIČS for his excellent report. Dear colleagues, the violent killings of George Floyd and Brianna Taylor by police officers in the US have shocked public opinion worldwide. Europe unfortunately has not been spared: the detention of far-right and Neo-Nazi groups in Germany's law enforcement institutions, systemic racism in French national police, the recent resignation of the Dutch government over child care subsidies...
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25/06/2021 | Doc. 15333 | Motion for a resolution Call for Famagusta’s return to its lawful inhabitants 15/02/2021 | Doc. 15058 | Written declaration Condemnation of attempts at Second World War revisionism 05/10/2020 | Doc. 15160 | Motion for a resolution Safeguarding peace and stability in the East Mediterranean Sea 22/06/2020 | Doc. 15119 | Motion for a resolution The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education and culture 05/02/2020 | Doc. 15081 | Motion for a resolution The crackdown on human rights defenders and NGOs in the field of refugee rescue, support and integration
22/04/2021 | Doc. 15272, vote on the draft text for resolution The functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey 20/04/2021 | Doc. 15251, vote on the draft text for resolution Fighting fiscal injustice: the work of the OECD on taxation of digital economy 28/01/2021 | Doc. 15216, vote on the draft text for resolution Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 26/01/2021 | Doc. 15123, vote on the draft text for resolution The implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights 26/01/2021 | Doc. 15123, vote on the draft text for recommendation The implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights