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Mr Damien THIÉRY

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 18/11/2014 to 29/09/2019

In the Assembly

  • from 18/11/2014 to 29/09/2019 Representative-Belgium

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 30/04/2017 to 29/05/2017)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 18/11/2014 to 29/09/2019)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (from 24/01/2017 to 23/01/2019)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (from 28/01/2016 to 23/01/2017)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (from 27/01/2015 to 29/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Karin BROUWERS (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 21/01/2019 to 29/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Sabine de BETHUNE (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 30/05/2017 to 20/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Cindy FRANSSEN (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 18/11/2014 to 29/04/2017)
  • Alternate of Ms Karin BROUWERS (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (from 24/01/2019 to 29/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Stefaan VERCAMER (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (from 15/03/2016 to 29/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Stefaan VERCAMER (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (from 02/12/2014 to 26/01/2016)

Interventions

Last speeches

24/01/2019 | 19:30:26 I thank Mr Viorel Riceard BADEA for his excellent work and the determination that he has deployed in drafting this report. I have had an opportunity over the last two years or so to accompany our rapporteur as the chairperson of the Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities. I have therefore been involved in the effort to produce a balanced report, and I can tell members that it has not always been easy. Whether or not states consider that there are national minorities living on their... 23/01/2019 | 19:34:28 I start by thanking all those who have spoken for the high quality of their contributions and the information they provided this evening. On the basis of what has been said, I can see that my report could have been further improved but, of course, nothing is perfect. What we know for certain is that there is a lot of enthusiasm for this subject; it is not just up to employers. Another fundamental point that I would make is that it is clear that there is a link between the problem of... 23/01/2019 | 18:11:36 Thank you, Madam President. Distinguished colleagues, you are probably aware that the right to work is one of our fundamental rights and access to the labour market is a powerful factor for integration. What we see instead, however, is more exclusion and people being stuck in a vicious cycle of isolation, which leads in turn to poverty. Discrimination in access to work remains very much in the lives of people in our Member States, whatever the reason for that discrimination. Discrimination...

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