21/04/2021 | 12:38:01 Thank you, Mr President. Dear colleagues, I would first like to thank you for your very committed remarks, which are very powerful messages to the Belarusian people, who must know that they are not alone in their demand for fundamental rights and freedoms and in their aspiration to democracy. Many things have been said, particularly about these violations of human rights; I am obviously thinking of the acts of torture and arbitrary detentions, which have been very well described, but also of... 21/04/2021 | 11:17:52 Thank you, Mister President. Dear Colleagues, I would first like to highlight the work of my colleague who has just spoken on the urgent need for electoral reform in Belarus and to congratulate him on his work. Dear colleagues, We have all followed with great attention the courageous protest and peaceful resistance of the Belarusian people after the rigged presidential election last August. A protest movement in which women played a crucial role, led by the opposition candidate Svetlana... 20/04/2021 | 17:20:40 Madam President, Ladies and gentlemen, The drama of Nagorno-Karabakh is not over and will not be over as long as one citizen remains unduly imprisoned. Human rights are not abstractions. They cannot be negotiated, they cannot be manipulated, but, above all, they commit each Member State, not by mere declarations but, above all, by actions. On 9 November 2020, the tripartite agreement that was supposed to put an end to the hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh should have led, under paragraph 8, to... 09/04/2019 | 18:57:43 I start by offering thanks to the rapporteur of this excellent report. Combating sexual and sexist violence is all to do with equality and democracy. In fact, it is to do with civilisation. Sexism is what many women face daily. They have literally had to adapt and change the way they live. Since parliaments are an image of society, they too are in the same boat. National and European parliaments are supposed to be the incarnation of democracy; they should therefore be exemplary. We know from...
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01/07/2021 | Doc. 15286 | Written declaration Сondemnation of the recent sanctions imposed by the Russian Federation 17/05/2021 | Doc. 15286 | Written declaration Сondemnation of the recent sanctions imposed by the Russian Federation 20/04/2021 | Doc. 15271 | Motion for a resolution The deployment of mercenaries in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict 15/02/2021 | Doc. 15102 | Written declaration In a Europe hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council of Europe Development Bank has more than ever a role to play 09/12/2020 | Doc. 15195 | Motion for a resolution Respect for the rule of law and fight against corruption within the Council of Europe
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