25/06/2019 | 11:25:38 Yes, thank you, President. I will try to react briefly to a few things that have been said in the debate and I thank everyone who took the time to speak in this session. I heard the proposition that the EU and the Council of Europe should work together on the issues of human rights, democracy and the rule of law. You know that the EU has taken initiatives in this respect and we had a report on this in April but I completely agree with my colleague who says that we should really work to push... 25/06/2019 | 10:29:46 Thank you, Mrs President, and I also promise you that this is the last time that I will be standing here in front of you. So, I have had the honour to be able to present a progress report on the activities of the Bureau and the Standing Committee since the 12th of April, until today. Well, since the beginning of this reporting period, a lot has happened at a political level in Europe. I want to elaborate on two trends that I have been observing during this period: First, we have been living... 24/06/2019 | 19:53:10 Thank you, Chair. Thank you all for contributing to this debate. I heard a lot of colleagues speak with passion, with emotion, but with honesty and integrity, and I think we all want the same thing. That is, to uphold our values and fight for Human Rights. We may differ on the ways to get there, and I want to stress that we don't have to have seen this debate as pro-Russia or against Russia. And everybody who expressed him or herself, did this really with honesty and from their deepest... 24/06/2019 | 16:04:50 Dear Colleagues, The report I have the honour to present today to the Assembly concludes a long reflection that the Rules Committee began exactly one year ago as part of a long process that the Assembly started more than three years ago. This has not been an easy process and I would like to thank the members of the Rules Committee for the confidence they have placed in me and for their support. A whole train of thought has been going on now for three years. It started in the framework of a... 12/04/2019 | 10:46:19 Colleagues, thank you for your interventions, which have confirmed the position of the committee that approved the report. I want to address some of the points that stuck in my mind in the debate. First, I will address Mr Pierre-Alain FRIDEZ's amendment, which would introduce “as far as possible”. I remind you that the article says that the rights of the child include the right to know his or her origins – the parents – as far as possible, and have been used against the lifting of anonymity...
06/06/2019 | Doc. 14900 | Report Strengthening the decision-making process of the Parliamentary Assembly concerning credentials and voting 25/03/2019 | Doc. 14850 | Report Establishment of a European Union mechanism on democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights 04/03/2019 | Doc. 14837 | Report The situation of migrants and refugees on the Greek islands: more needs to be done 20/02/2019 | Doc. 14835 | Report Anonymous donation of sperm and oocytes: balancing the rights of parents, donors and children 21/09/2018 | Doc. 14621 | Report Strengthening the decision-making process of the Parliamentary Assembly concerning credentials and voting
15/10/2019 | Doc. 14918 | Written declaration Investigating and preventing corruption at the Council of Europe 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14870 | Written declaration Concerns about reports of crackdown on members of the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14872 | Written declaration The Armenian authorities must take action to protect LGBTI persons from violence and discrimination 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14876 | Written declaration “Magnitsky laws” sanctions must be imposed in response to political prosecution in Kazakhstan 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14877 | Written declaration Right to know and access to information in Italy
25/06/2019 | Doc. 14903, vote on the draft text for opinion Budget and priorities of the Council of Europe for the biennium 2020-2021 25/06/2019 | Doc. 14901, vote on the draft text for resolution Expenditure of the Parliamentary Assembly for the biennium 2020-2021 24/06/2019 | Doc. 14900, vote on the draft text for resolution Strengthening the decision-making process of the Parliamentary Assembly concerning credentials and voting 12/04/2019 | Doc. 14835, vote on the draft text for recommendation Anonymous donation of sperm and oocytes: balancing the rights of parents, donors and children 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14849, vote on the draft text for resolution Modification of various provisions of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure