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Mr Eduard KÖCK (Austria, EPP/CD)

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AT - 1017 - Wien

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020 , 2019 , 2018


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 25/01/2016 to 27/07/2023

In the Assembly

  • from 25/01/2016 to 27/07/2023 Substitute - Austria

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 25/01/2016 to 27/07/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Diasporas and Integration (from 29/05/2020 to 27/07/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings (from 30/01/2020 to 27/07/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (from 25/01/2018 to 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Diasporas (from 24/01/2018 to 28/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Refugee and Migrant Children and Young People (from 24/01/2018 to 29/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Population (from 26/01/2016 to 25/01/2017)
  • Alternate of Mr Reinhold LOPATKA (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 27/01/2020 to 27/07/2023)
  • Alternate of Mr Werner AMON (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 25/01/2016 to 26/01/2020)


Last speeches

25/04/2023 | 18:12:59 Dear Chairpersons, The rapporteur has delivered a good report. There is nothing to add. I would like to comment on some aspects of the Human Rights Convention. The rapporteur talks about the supremacy of the Human Rights Convention and about tensions, tensions between jurisdictions. We, the representatives of the people, are obliged to our citizens and on the European level there is no government, governments are elected in the member countries and the governments are then also obliged to... 20/04/2021 | 15:52:50 Dear Mr. President, Thank you, Mr Secretary General, for the initiative. Thank you, rapporteur, for the important report in this direction, We have already heard a lot of figures, a lot of big figures. We can always read about how much Mr Jeff Bezos should pay, that Airbnb is the biggest hotelier without owning a single bed, what business Alibaba is doing all over the world and we do not know whether VAT is being paid or how much is being paid at all. And we see that huge amounts are being... 03/10/2019 | 18:06:55 Madam President, Dear rapporteur, Dear Colleagues, Climate change is one of the key issues we will be discussing over the next few years. And the young people on the streets, show this to us very clearly. We need to find answers, especially for those most affected by this in the regions concerned, that are to lose their means of subsistence. On the other hand, we also have to change our way of living. We need to change the way we produce energy, how we consume it, and how we use our resources... 25/06/2019 | 12:03:02 Dear Chairwoman, Dear Secretary General, Ladies and gentlemen, I believe that we can very well talk about the budget of the Council of Europe. I am also very grateful for the reports, which are very well prepared. In recent days, in the course of discussions over the resumption of dialogue with Russia, we have often discussed the budget. It has been repeatedly argued here that this dialogue should only be opened in order to reestablish membership contributions from Russia. I think this...