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Ms Gyde JENSEN

Photo member

Representative
Deputy
FDP

Deutscher Bundestag
DE - 11011 - Berlin
Germany

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020 , 2019 , 2018

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 22/01/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 22/01/2018 Representative - Germany

In the 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) (since 25/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 22/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 22/01/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 25/01/2018 to 24/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Norbert KLEINWAECHTER (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Norbert KLEINWAECHTER (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (from 21/01/2019 to 24/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Norbert KLEINWAECHTER (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Crime Problems and the Fight against Terrorism (since 25/01/2018)

Interventions

Last speeches

22/04/2021 | 11:55:45 Thank you Madam President. Dear colleagues, our job as members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe is not only to safeguard the institutions of democracy, the rule of law and the free press. Our job is to safeguard journalists, politicians, members of civil society who are bringing these institutions to life. I want to stress the importance of doing this continuously and tirelessly when it comes to our member Turkey. Let us remember that ten years ago the gold standard in... 27/01/2021 | 16:16:25 Dear President, dear colleagues. Today this is not a discussion about heroism. It is not a discussion about a man risking his life to fight corruption and the decay of the rule of law in his mother country. This is not a debate about Alexei Navalny per se, even though his story is a rather compelling one to tell. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the discussion plain and simple about upholding the rule of law and respecting human rights and our distinct duty as members of the Council of Europe... 24/01/2019 | 15:36:47 Turkey stands at a crossroads: does it want to be recognised as a part of Europe, or does it want to be a country that is not free and that uses State authority to repress freedom of the media and freedom of expression? President Erdoğan’s Turkey has all the characteristics of an illiberal democracy. More than 150 journalists are being detained, as is presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtaş of the HDP, and the media landscape is largely under President Erdoğan’s control. It is unacceptable...

Activities

Reports and committee opinions