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Mr Aleksander POCIEJ

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party since 08/10/2018
  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party from 08/02/2018 to 07/10/2018
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 25/01/2016 to 07/02/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Representative - Poland
  • from 25/01/2016 to 26/01/2020 Substitute - Poland

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

  • Full Member EPP/CD: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (since 19/03/2021)
  • Chairperson of Political Group: Presidential Committee (since 08/10/2018)
  • Chairperson of Political Group: Bureau of the Assembly (since 08/10/2018)
  • Chairperson of Political Group: Standing Committee (since 08/10/2018)
  • Ex officio (Rule 19.5 of the Rules of Procedure - Chairpersons of Political Groups): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 08/10/2018)
  • Ex officio (Rule 19.5 of the Rules of Procedure - Chairpersons of Political Groups): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 08/10/2018)
  • Ex officio (Rule 19.5 of the Rules of Procedure - Chairpersons of Political Groups): Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 08/10/2018)
  • Ex officio (Rule 19.5 of the Rules of Procedure - Chairpersons of Political Groups): Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (since 08/10/2018)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 29/01/2016 to 20/01/2019)
  • Alternate EPP/CD: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (from 29/01/2016 to 18/03/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (from 25/01/2016 to 26/01/2020)
  • Chairperson of Political Group: Sub-Committee on Conflicts between Council of Europe Member States (since 08/10/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Krzysztof TRUSKOLASKI (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 21/06/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Killion MUNYAMA (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 25/01/2016 to 21/06/2021)

Interventions

Last speeches

23/06/2021 | 10:19:28 Thank you, Mister President. The situation in Belarus has deteriorated steadily over the past few months, The human rights situation in Belarus has continued to deteriorate in recent months. Thousands of people, members of the opposition, journalists and ordinary citizens have been beaten, arrested, tortured and sentenced to heavy prison terms or forced into exile. This brutal repression represents a further serious attack on the fundamental freedoms of the Belarusian people. The regime had... 21/06/2021 | 12:21:15 Yes, thank you very much. I agree totally with Mr Stefan SCHENNACH. Speaking about Albania, we were really surprised how this country had changed over few last years. I must also say that those parliamentary elections were generally very well organized by the administration. We must also agree that in Bulgaria, for example, everybody was saying that this is a very important election that is going to change the country. The political verdict in Bulgaria, the public opinion is so split that we... 21/06/2021 | 12:09:51 Thank you very much Madam President. Let me start with congratulations to you for chairing this Assembly meeting. It's an honour to see you in this place. On 6 September 2020 the President of Albania called parliamentary elections for 25 April 2021. On 22 January 2021 the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly decided to observe these elections subject of course to the receipt of an invitation to set up an ad hoc Committee composed of 20 members as well as the two co-rapporteurs of the... 21/04/2021 | 13:14:24 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear Rapporteur, our group in the statement of March 26 strongly condemn the repression by the Belarusian authorities against members of the opposition, journalists, members of NGOs and citizens: As confirmed by the report on human rights violations in Belarus of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe of 23 March last, human rights violations, arbitrary arrests, torture have increased following the electoral fraud observed during... 19/04/2021 | 12:13:07 Thank you, Mister President. If you will allow me, I will remain seated. Speaking with a mask on is already no fun, but if I remain standing, it could end badly. Mister President, ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to present to you the latest progress report of the Bureau and the Standing Committee of our Assembly, covering the period from January to April 2021. I will not go into detail about all the activities in the report, but will concentrate on the main actions and the five...

Activities