House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus
CY - 1402 - Nicosia
Working language: English
22/03/2023 - Legal Affairs and Human Rights Torture in European prisons the focus of a PACE parliamentary hearing in Paris 22/03/2023 - Legal Affairs and Human Rights Implementation of Court judgments: the Committee on Legal Affairs is concerned about the current trend 26/01/2021 - Session Increasing legal and political difficulties hinder the implementation of Strasbourg Court judgments 05/06/2020 - Legal Affairs and Human Rights 'Increasing legal and political difficulties’ with implementing judgments of the Strasbourg Court, warns committee 29/11/2019 - Standing Committee Redesigning schools for ‘digital citizens’
26/01/2023 | 19:27:14 Thank you, Mister Chairman. There are cases in which we must be clear, when humanitarian issues are involved we have to be rigid. That is why we call on the Azerbaijani authorities to ensure freedom and security of movement along the Lachin corridor in accordance with the trilateral statement of 9 November 2020. Restrictions to freedom of movement in this strip of land are causing significant distress to the local population and has the potential to create a humanitarian crisis. Access and... 11/10/2022 | 19:50:57 Thank you. The Schengen Treaty is a true achievement. It is one of the pillars upon which the European Union is built, upon which European integration is built. It creates a space of freedom, security and justice. Without the Schengen Treaty we cannot speak of free movement of citizens within the European Union, nor can we speak about security or justice. We are living in very difficult times, ladies and gentlemen. The Russian invasion of Ukraine, the extended war, the consequences have... 23/06/2022 | 18:45:26 Thank you very much. Well, I think that "anybody who thinks freely, thinks well." That was something that was said by one of the first visionaries of Europe. This is the gist of human value. It is the core of human value. Freedom of thought forms part of human freedoms, human rights. That is what gives meaning, a sense, to our existence, to our life as human beings. So we are talking about a society that should be free. That is our vision. And we can gain that freedom through knowledge. But... 28/04/2022 | 15:47:39 Thank you, Mr Chair. I would like to thank the rapporteur for the excellent and the well elaborated presentation, together with the rapporteur for opinion for this presentation. Genuine democracy should not only be declared but most importantly should have specific content. Elected representatives and public authorities, therefore, should give practical meaning to norms and regulations by encompassing the essence of human and civil rights, upon which the concept of democracy is founded... 27/04/2022 | 20:02:37 Thank you, Madam Chair. I strongly support the well elaborated report by Mr Oleksandr MEREZHKO, which highlights a number of very important issues on the use of excessive and unjustified force by law enforcement agents. These issues are both current and enduring and pertain both to the relevant national legal frameworks, as well as to the pertinent international legal standards. Let me start my intervention by stressing that a democratic society requires the enforcement of the law. This is...
08/11/2021 | Doc. 15397 | Report The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education and culture 15/07/2020 | Doc. 15123 | Report The implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights 21/10/2019 | Doc. 15000 | Report Role of education in the digital era: from “digital natives” to “digital citizens” 21/01/2019 | Doc. 14804 | Committee Opinion Compatibility of Sharia law with the European Convention on Human Rights: can States Parties to the Convention be signatories to the “Cairo Declaration”?
14/02/2023 | Doc. 15640 | Written declaration Condemnation of aggression by Azerbaijan against the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia 30/01/2023 | Doc. 15697 | Motion for a resolution Misuse of the anti-money laundering measures and countering the financing of terrorism regulations as a tool of transnational repression 30/01/2023 | Doc. 15700 | Motion for a resolution Global rules to eliminate all forms of religious oppression 27/01/2023 | Doc. 15696 | Written declaration Financial assistance for Palestinian Interior Ministry and security services must be withheld until significant human rights progress is made 26/01/2023 | Doc. 15693 | Motion for a resolution Ensuring Azerbaijan’s accountability for serious violations of international humanitarian law and its statutory obligations
26/01/2023 | Doc. 15680, vote on the draft text for resolution The honouring of obligations and commitments by the Republic of Moldova 25/01/2023 | Doc. 15648, vote on the draft text for resolution Contact tracing applications: ethical, cultural and educational challenges 11/10/2022 | Doc. 15600, vote on the draft text for resolution Misuse of the Schengen Information system by Council of Europe member States as a politically-motivated sanction 23/06/2022 | Doc. 15526, vote on the draft text for resolution Review of the partnership for democracy in respect of the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic 23/06/2022 | Doc. 15537, vote on the draft text for resolution The control of online communication: a threat to media pluralism, freedom of information and human dignity