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Ms Serap YAŞAR

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In the political groups

  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group since 02/04/2019
  • Member: European Conservatives Group from 25/01/2016 to 01/04/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 25/01/2016 Representative - Turkey
  • from 27/11/2015 to 25/01/2016 Substitute - Turkey

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

  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 24/01/2018 to 28/01/2020)
  • Full Member EC: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (from 22/01/2018 to 01/04/2019)
  • Alternate EC: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (from 10/03/2017 to 21/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 25/01/2016)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 25/01/2016)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Refugee and Migrant Children and Young People (since 30/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings (since 30/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (from 24/01/2019 to 24/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination (since 26/01/2017)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Integration (from 22/03/2016 to 28/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Disability and Inclusion (from 11/03/2016 to 23/01/2017)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (from 28/01/2016 to 10/03/2016)
  • Alternate of Mr Ziya ALTUNYALDIZ (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 08/10/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Cemalettin Kani TORUN (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 25/11/2016 to 07/10/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Şaban DİŞLİ (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 25/01/2016 to 09/10/2016)
  • Alternate of Mr Şaban DİŞLİ (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (from 25/01/2016 to 07/10/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Mustafa YENEROĞLU (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (from 24/01/2019 to 26/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Leyla ŞAHİN USTA (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (from 11/03/2016 to 07/10/2018)

Interventions

Last speeches

29/09/2021 | 18:09:15 Thank you, Mr President. Dear colleagues, I would like to thank all the rapporteurs for their important contribution to the debate on climate change and its adverse effects on the right to a safe, healthy and sustainable environment. Although our Assembly has addressed the issue before, we tend to overlook the impact of climate on migration. Political conflicts, civil wars and persecution have been identified as the main reasons for migration and forced displacement. However, climate change... 29/09/2021 | 10:38:10 Thank you, Mr President. Dear colleagues, Climate change is impacting human life and health in many ways. This summer alone, severe heat waves have caused hundreds of deaths in the United States and Canada, floods have devastated Germany and China, and there have been serious forest fires in Siberia, Turkey and Greece. As climate change intensifies, it is more than necessary to highlight its impacts. I would like to thank the rapporteur, Mr Ziya ALTUNYALDIZ, for a high-quality report that... 27/09/2021 | 19:39:17 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear President, Dear Colleagues, I would like to begin with the allegations in the report with regard to Turkey. Allegations with regard to the involvement of Turkey were based on fabricated facts. We strongly deny that Turkey involved in the transfer of mercenaries as alleged in the report. Furthermore, our colleagues from Azerbaijan has repeatedly stated that there was no use of mercenaries in the conflict. There is no compelling evidence... 24/06/2021 | 12:10:54 Thank you, Mister President. Dear colleagues, I would like to thank the Chairman of the Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Mr Pierre-Alain FRIDEZ, for bringing this sensitive issue to the agenda of this part-session. We are closely following the serious human rights violations perpetrated by Greek forces against irregular migrants in the Aegean Sea. We are deeply concerned about the continued refoulement of asylum seekers, arbitrary detentions, ill-treatment and inhumane... 24/06/2021 | 10:30:38 Good morning, thank you Mr President. Dear colleagues, I would like to congratulate the Rapporteur Mr Paulo PISCO for his excellent report on diaspora. We believe that this draws our attention to some very important issues concerning diaspora policies and what needs to be done to improve their lot. There is a tremendous potential in these diaspora communities, and there are a lot of responsibilities in these host countries to provide them with good conditions so that they can develop properly...

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