House of Parliament
GR - 10021 - Athens
Working language: English
11/04/2019 | 18:17:24 First, I thank Ms Petra De SUTTER for her work in preparing the report and for her commitment to the ideals of the protection of human rights, which we share. Having said that, I must observe as head of the Greek delegation that in its original form, at least, this report on a very sensitive and important matter was flawed. There were strong objections to many points included in the draft resolution. With systematic efforts, some of these major issues have already been largely corrected in... 10/04/2019 | 11:16:57 Hate speech and intolerance under the definition given by the Council of Europe – that is: the “use of expressions that spread, incite, promote or justify racial hatred, xenophobia, antisemitism or other forms of hatred” – unfortunately describes a great percentage of the public discourse in Europe nowadays. This phenomenon is jeopardising social ties and empathy while undermining all the public institutions that rely on minimum social solidarity to exist. One may say that hate speech is the... 09/04/2019 | 18:09:13 It is a sad fact indeed that the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the democratic voice of the peoples of the Council of Europe, is forced in 2019 to debate the suppression of women’s rights through sexism that extends even to the point of sexual harassment in several European parliaments. Politics is by default a highly antagonistic arena, and traditionally the majority in politics are men. As that stereotype is being challenged by female politicians all over the world...
26/06/2017 | Doc. 14351 | Committee Opinion A comprehensive humanitarian and political response to the migration and refugee crisis in Europe
03/07/2019 | Doc. 14870 | Written declaration Concerns about reports of crackdown on members of the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan 10/04/2019 | Doc. 14870 | Written declaration Concerns about reports of crackdown on members of the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan 09/04/2019 | Doc. 14866 | Motion for a resolution Ten years after the Lisbon Treaty: strengthening Council of Europe and European Union co-operation 16/10/2018 | Doc. 14653 | Motion for a resolution Follow-up to the Azerbaijani Laundromat investigation 11/10/2018 | Doc. 14649 | Written declaration Calling on the Republic of Moldova to restore the rule of law
11/04/2019 | Doc. 14849, vote on the draft text for resolution Modification of various provisions of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14837, vote on the draft text for resolution The situation of migrants and refugees on the Greek islands: more needs to be done 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14837, vote on the draft text for recommendation The situation of migrants and refugees on the Greek islands: more needs to be done 10/04/2019 | Doc. 14863, vote on the draft text for resolution Role and mission of the Parliamentary Assembly: main challenges for the future 10/04/2019 | Doc. 14863, vote on the draft text for recommendation Role and mission of the Parliamentary Assembly: main challenges for the future