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Ms Maria Elena BOSCHI (Italy, ALDE)

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Italia Viva

Camera dei deputati
IT - 00186 - Roma

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 22/11/2021 to 22/01/2023
  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 08/10/2018 to 21/11/2021

In the Assembly

  • from 08/10/2018 to 22/01/2023 Representative - Italy

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 23/11/2018 to 22/01/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (from 05/06/2020 to 22/01/2023)


Last speeches

25/06/2019 | 17:47:24 Thank you, President. The Council of Europe is the home of democracy and in its 70 years of history it has often paved the way for the affirmation of new rights and has been, and still is, a beacon for the protection of the women and men of our continent, especially the most fragile. Among the many achievements to be proud of, the approval of the Istanbul Convention is certainly one of the most important; almost five years after its entry into force, it is the most modern and ambitious legal... 10/04/2019 | 16:05:20 I would like to thank and congratulate the rapporteurs for their comprehensive reports. Unfortunately, hate speech is increasing in all our countries, and it is hatred towards anyone who is different because of their gender, sexual orientation, religion or – in most cases, as the report says – ethnic origin. It is no coincidence that the main victims of hate speech today are the Roma community and the Sinti, and in particular migrants. Hatred has always existed; it is part of human history... 09/04/2019 | 18:38:40 Every generation of women in politics has had battles to wage to make progress. Think of our grandmothers, thanks to whom we have suffrage for women. We have the possibility to stand in elections thanks to our mothers’ generation who fought for access to all kinds of roles, including the highest ones. I am proud to have been part of the first government in Italy to be made up of as many women as men. We had to wait for the Renzi Government in 2014 for that to happen. Our generation’s battle... 24/01/2019 | 17:42:19 I, too, wish to thank Sir Roger GALE for the wonderful work that has been done. We must emphasise the heterogeneity that ought to exist and does exist on these issues. A number of issues in my country are extensively and profoundly covered, and on a number of issues a general approach is taken. These issues include organised crime and the various risks that emanate from that. Italy confronts these issues and we hope that we will be able to overcome this very serious problem. It is very...