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Mr Matern von MARSCHALL (Germany, EPP/CD)

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Deutscher Bundestag
DE - 11011 - Berlin

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020 , 2019 , 2018


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 22/01/2018 to 23/01/2022

In the Assembly

  • from 22/01/2018 to 23/01/2022 Representative - Germany

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (from 26/01/2018 to 23/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 25/01/2018 to 23/01/2022)
  • Member: Sub-Committee on Ethics (from 26/01/2021 to 23/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (from 24/01/2018 to 23/01/2022)
  • Alternate of Ms Sybille BENNING (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 22/01/2018 to 24/01/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Christian PETRY (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (from 19/05/2020 to 23/01/2022)
  • Alternate of Ms Doris BARNETT (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (from 24/01/2019 to 05/03/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Ulrich OEHME (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Children (from 24/01/2018 to 23/01/2022)
  • Alternate of Ms Sybille BENNING (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (from 20/03/2018 to 23/01/2019)


Last speeches

26/01/2021 | 18:48:47 Thank you very much, Mr President. We have been reminded that the difference between the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Committee of Ministers has its origins in the annexation of Crimea, which was contrary to international law. Mr Oleksii GONCHARENKO has, of course, also reminded us of this. We have therefore been struggling for years to strengthen the influence of the Parliamentary Assembly, of freely elected members of parliament, on the work of the Committee of... 10/04/2019 | 19:00:44 In 70 years, the Council of Europe has done a great deal to bolster the rule of law and human rights for 800 million citizens across 47 countries, and I hope that it will continue to do so. I hope that Mr Tiny KOX’s report will help us to find a balance between the Committee of Ministers, the Secretary General and the Parliamentary Assembly. The report sets out a step-by-step approach to dealing with Member States that are in breach of their commitments, so it offers us a way to deal with... 24/01/2019 | 15:55:05 Mr Frank SCHWABE talked about the long history of positive relations between Turkey and the Federal Republic of Germany. That is now possibly behind us, although hopefully it also lies ahead of us. I am sure that our friendship is not that easily shattered. I pay tribute to the extraordinary achievements of Turkey in grappling with the massive inflow of migrants resulting from the civil wars being waged in countries around Turkey. I think we owe our thanks to Turkey. Turkey has a right to... 24/01/2019 | 11:34:42 I thank Mr Andreas NICK for this balanced and sensitive text, which provides a lot of clarity. Mr Trudeau, of course, has referred to appeasement, but the responsibility for this incident lies very clearly with the Russian Federation. The Russian Federation is claiming the Kerch Strait for itself, but it has occupied Crimea. This is why I demand – and we should all collectively demand – that the Russian Federation release the prisoners immediately to avoid any further escalation of the...


Reports and committee opinions