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... 27/01/2022 | 10:50:33 Thank you, Mr President. Firstly, I would like to thank the rapporteur, Mr GATTOLIN, for his thorough work on this ongoing vital issue and we agree with his proposal for the conference which must be issued as soon as possible. We all agree that the practice of enforced disappearances is shameful for all mankind, especially when applied against civilians, but also to military personnel. During the last years we have all seen outrageous scenes of people abducted in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere. We... 26/01/2022 | 11:11:23 Thank you very much, Mr President, and allow my congratulations for your election and please accept my certainty that you will fulfil, in the best manner, your high standard mission. My congratulations also to Lord George FOULKES for his excellent report, and my greetings also to Mr Giovanni INFANTINO and Ms Tsakona here as an associate. Playing sport teaches many universal values such as fairness, sportsmanship, teamwork, inclusion and respect. Everyone is equal in sports and everyone should...
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27/06/2022 | Doc. 15577 | Motion for a resolution Impact of job insecurity on the mental health of the population 23/06/2022 | Doc. 15564 | Motion for a resolution Countering the erasure of cultural identity in war and peace 21/06/2022 | Doc. 15555 | Motion for a resolution Public regulation of the freedom of expression in digital platforms 02/05/2022 | Doc. 15518 | Motion for a resolution Increasing members’ active participation in and contribution to the work of the Parliamentary Assembly and its committees 02/05/2022 | Doc. 15521 | Motion for a resolution Threats to life and safety of journalists and human rights defenders in Azerbaijan
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 28/04/2022 | Doc. 15486, vote on the draft text for resolution Safeguarding and promoting genuine democracy in Europe 28/04/2022 | Doc. 15486, vote on the draft text for recommendation Safeguarding and promoting genuine democracy in Europe 27/04/2022 | Doc. 15498, vote on the draft text for resolution Fighting and preventing excessive and unjustified use of force by law enforcement officers