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Mr Claude KERN


Membership of political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

Assembly Member

  • since 23/11/2018 Representative-France
  • from 24/11/2017 to 22/11/2018 Substitute-France

MP's role(s) in Committee(s) and Sub-Committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy
  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy
  • Member (Co-rapporteur on Georgia): Sub-Committee on Conflicts between Council of Europe Member States
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society
  • Alternate of Mr Bernard FOURNIER (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media
  • Alternate of Mr Frédéric REISS (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society


Last speeches

31/01/2020 | 11:04:44 Thank you, Mr President. Ladies and gentlemen, I want to thank our colleague Mr Frithjof SCHMIDT for the quality of his report. I share his concerns about the extent of information pollution in our digital and connected world, but also about the risks this poses to our democracies. I am, of course, mindful of some of the large-scale disinformation campaigns that may have been carried out in Europe, but also in the United States, for example. Our Assembly has already carried out work on these iss... 29/01/2020 | 17:13:43 Thank you, President. Dear colleagues, I would like to thank our colleague Mr Frank SCHWABE for the quality of his very comprehensive report on the complimentary joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly in the case of a serious violation by a member state of its statutory obligations. I would like in particular to welcome the proposals he makes with regards to the internal procedure in our Assembly with the view to triggering a joint procedure. I approve ... 04/10/2019 | 11:41:28 Madam President, Dear colleagues, Labour migration from Eastern European countries to Western European countries has a significant impact and I thank our rapporteur for exploring this complex and sensitive subject. The demographic, social and economic consequences for the countries of departure are particularly important. Indeed, these migrations have a significant impact on the population, especially in rural areas. In some of these countries, we can go through "ghost towns", and the phenomenon...


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