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Mr Leonid YEMETS

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Deputy
People's Front

Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv
Ukraine

yemets.leonid@rada.gov.ua

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2019 , 2018

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: European Conservatives Group from 27/06/2019 to 29/09/2019
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 26/01/2015 to 26/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • from 26/01/2015 to 29/09/2019 Representative-Ukraine

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (from 26/01/2015 to 29/09/2019)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 22/01/2019 to 29/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (from 21/01/2019 to 29/09/2019)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 26/04/2018 to 21/01/2019)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 25/04/2017 to 22/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 28/09/2015 to 24/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 27/01/2015 to 29/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Vadym NOVYNSKYI (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 23/01/2017 to 29/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Dmytro SHPENOV (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 26/01/2015 to 22/01/2017)

Interventions

Last speeches

26/06/2019 | 16:09:43 Dear colleagues, Use your headphones please, because I would now like to change languages. I am going to speak in Russian. The Russian language from this moment in time will always be a reminder of that moment when the Parliamentary Assembly turned its back on its principles and values and took a decision not dignified of an organisation created to protect democracy and human rights. Each one of you who yesterday voted to lift the sanctions against Russia has hammered a nail into the coffin... 24/06/2019 | 18:48:51 Thank you. Dear colleagues. Today we can witness a historical moment. The day when the Council of Europe died. Because if you vote for this resolution, that means that there is nothing left from our Parliamentary Assembly. Nothing except the label, this building, money for some events, but not the principles and values that created our organisation. They will disappear. Because of your will, your votes, your decisions. I have heard the argument that the return of the Russian delegation will... 10/04/2019 | 18:31:26 Dear colleagues, let us talk frankly. The issue we are discussing today is not about improving the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s work and the effectiveness of the Council of Europe. It is all about the return of the Russian Federation’s delegation. That is not a spoiler or a secret; everybody in this hall understands and knows this. Let me remind you that it was their own decision to refuse to work in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. The Russian... 24/01/2019 | 10:41:39 I thank the rapporteur for his work. Since the beginning of the open military aggression against Ukraine with the occupation of Crimean Peninsula in 2014, the Russian Federation has closed the Sea of Azov to Ukraine, blocking Ukraine’s major port city of Mariupol. Two months ago, the Russian Federation committed another act of aggression against Ukraine. Again in violation of international law, it openly attacked and captured three Ukrainian military ships and their crew when they were trying...

Activities