23/06/2022 | 10:56:25 I will pick up where Mr Bernard FOURNIER left off. I would also like to thank everyone here in the room and also everyone who took part in our discussion and who provided their input, helping us to pinpoint all the various issues which are covered in the report - almost all of the issues, in fact. I would like to focus on some of the points made by colleagues. I will not be covering all of the topics, because most of the speakers actually dovetail nicely with what we said in the report at the... 23/06/2022 | 10:14:20 Taking up from where my colleague left off, there is a second important theme in our report, namely the vulnerability of Malta's political and democratic institutions to conflicts of interest and corruption. The independent public inquiry commission that was established on recommendation of the Assembly concluded that in Malta there is a culture of impunity and institutional omertà, which undermines the proper functioning of the democratic and rule-of-law of institutions. Again, while a... 20/06/2022 | 16:31:34 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I would also like to start by thanking and congratulating our rapporteur for this excellent report. Dear colleagues, We fully endorse what the charter for a known racist and inclusive society stipulates amongst others, namely that we remain deeply concerned about the resurgence of rhetoric presenting migrants and refugees as a threat to and embedded to society, which increases negative reactions among the public to immigration and immigrants. This is... 26/04/2022 | 17:53:35 Thank you, Madam Chairperson. Allow me first to start by congratulating and thanking our rapporteur for this well-written report. The report highlights the grave consequences that discrimination based on social origins can have on the fabric of our societies and the quality of our democratic institutions. Most importantly, the report shows how poverty, inequalities, lack of equal opportunities, and social exclusion are directly related to the persistence of such abusive practices, social... 25/01/2022 | 18:56:33 Thank you, Mr Chairman. Dear Colleagues, We are navigating an era where information is readily and easily accessible by almost everyone at all times. Media should play a key role in providing timely, accurate, and reliable information, especially in times of crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Social media have become an important tool for public dialogue and discussion on COVID-19 and the governments’ handling of the public health crisis. At the same time, the sanitary crisis has created...
03/06/2022 | Doc. 15546 | Report The honouring of membership obligations to the Council of Europe by Malta 15/05/2017 | Doc. 14323 | Report Political transition in Tunisia 09/05/2017 | Doc. 14318 | Report Budget and priorities of the Council of Europe for the biennium 2018-2019 09/05/2017 | Doc. 14319 | Report Expenditure of the Parliamentary Assembly for the biennium 2018-2019
24/06/2022 | Doc. 15572 | Motion for a resolution Oppressions through antiterror legislation in Türkiye should stop 23/06/2022 | Doc. 15566 | Motion for a resolution Analysis and guidelines to guarantee the right to housing and to decent housing 22/06/2022 | Doc. 15563 | Motion for a resolution Persecution against political opponents as a new basis of discrimination 21/06/2022 | Doc. 15555 | Motion for a resolution Public regulation of the freedom of expression in digital platforms 21/06/2022 | Doc. 15556 | Motion for a resolution Ensuring parliamentary involvement and a rights-based approach in the WHO negotiations of a Pandemic Treaty
22/06/2022 | Doc. 15539, vote on the draft text for resolution Preventing and combating antisemitism in Europe 20/06/2022 | Doc. 15535, vote on the draft text for resolution The role of political parties in fostering diversity and inclusion: a new Charter for a non-racist society 26/01/2022 | Doc. 15443, vote on the draft text for resolution Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 25/01/2022 | Doc. 15425, vote on the draft text for resolution Combating rising hate against LGBTI people in Europe 25/01/2022 | Doc. 15425, vote on the draft text for recommendation Combating rising hate against LGBTI people in Europe