26/04/2022 | 18:55:54 Yes, Madam President. First of all, of course, I would like to heartfully thank our rapporteurs Ms Selin SAYEK BÖKE for her excellent and groundbreaking report. She has shone a spotlight on a reality, which public policy far too often ignores, that is, that our social origin, the circumstances into which we are born, has consequences long into our future. Often, we concentrate our education in this field, we see it as the key to ensuring that the person's future is not determined simply by... 26/04/2022 | 16:32:55 Thank you, Mister President. The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) thanks the rapporteur for her work, which puts into perspective the confusion often encountered by people with disabilities and their families. At the expense of their most basic rights, they are mostly placed in institutions when they could very well flourish outside them. Moreover, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities indicates that the concept of disability is evolving... 25/01/2022 | 10:55:41 Thank you, Madam President. I would like to thank the rapporteurs for these excellent reports on behalf of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination, but above all for their energy and commitment to the defence of human rights, including the freedom to choose one's sexual orientation. While many countries seem to be more progressive in accepting this difference, others are backsliding, which is extremely regrettable – and you both pointed this out. I feel that we are reliving in these... 28/09/2021 | 18:59:44 Thank you, Mister President. Dear colleagues, Researchers refute the use of the term "honour" to describe these crimes because there is nothing honourable about committing them. Mr Kofi Annan, then Secretary-General of the United Nations, called them shameful crimes. I am sure that many of us share that view. Nevertheless, I wanted to work on so-called honour crimes in order to convince those who are not sensitive to this issue to act in order to prevent lives from being shattered again and... 24/06/2021 | 16:32:23 Thank you, Mister Vice-President, Dear colleagues, I wanted to thank the rapporteur, Mr Momodou Malcolm JALLOW, for giving us the opportunity to express ourselves on this humanly important subject. Afrophobia means discriminatory practice for employment or even for access to housing. Afrophobia means racial profiling, stigmatising speech, hate speech and violence. Afrophobia is social and economic inequalities; they are also structural barriers in education and health care. Afrophobia is...
17/08/2021 | Doc. 15347 | Report Strengthening the fight against so-called “honour” crimes 23/02/2021 | Doc. 15230 | Committee Opinion Discrimination against persons dealing with chronic and long-term illnesses 11/06/2018 | Doc. 14574 | Report Forced marriage in Europe 19/09/2016 | Doc. 14135 | Report Female genital mutilation in Europe
02/05/2022 | Doc. 15521 | Motion for a resolution Threats to life and safety of journalists and human rights defenders in Azerbaijan 28/04/2022 | Doc. 15514 | Motion for a resolution Arbitrary arrest of Russian human rights defender and freedom fighter Vladimir Kara-Murza 04/10/2021 | Doc. 15390 | Motion for a resolution Child abuse in Europe: addressing, compensation and prevention 24/06/2021 | Doc. 15329 | Motion for a resolution The role of political parties in fostering diversity and inclusion: a new Charter for a non-racist society 07/04/2021 | Doc. 15257 | Motion for a resolution Covid passports or certificates: protection of fundamental rights and legal implications
28/04/2022 | Doc. 15510, vote on the draft text for resolution The Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine: ensuring accountability for serious violations of international humanitarian law and other international crimes 28/04/2022 | Doc. 15510, vote on the draft text for recommendation The Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine: ensuring accountability for serious violations of international humanitarian law and other international crimes 27/04/2022 | Doc. 15506, vote on the draft text for resolution Consequences of the Russian Federation's continued aggression against Ukraine: role and response of the Council of Europe 27/04/2022 | Doc. 15506, vote on the draft text for recommendation Consequences of the Russian Federation's continued aggression against Ukraine: role and response of the Council of Europe 27/04/2022 | Doc. 15500, vote on the draft text for resolution How to put confiscated criminal assets to good use?