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Ms Maria RIZZOTTI

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Substitute
Senator
Forza Italia

Senato della Repubblica
IT - 00186 - Roma
Italy

maria.rizzotti@senato.it

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020 , 2019

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 08/10/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 08/10/2018 Substitute-Italy

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 23/11/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (since 21/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Emilio FLORIS (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 23/11/2018)
  • Alternate of Mr Maurizio BUCCARELLA (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (since 28/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Gianluca PERILLI (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (from 21/01/2019 to 28/11/2019)

Interventions

Last speeches

30/01/2020 | 12:05:58 Thank you, President. Let us bear in mind that Azerbaijan is a member of the Council of Europe, situated in a geopolitically very complex region. However, Azerbaijan has taken many decisive measures to uphold human rights and rule of law and to guarantee all citizens access to justice. In this regard, it has adhered to several Council of Europe legal instruments and implements them, working with the institutions to address existing shortcomings and emerging challenges. Azerbaijan recently... 29/01/2020 | 10:39:38 Religious freedom is now protected through new juridical formulas rich in multiple and, at times, conflicting content. It is the overall fruit of civilisation, with the inherent right of conscience that elevates people's culture, and this effect is bound to affect not only the state but also citizens. Everyone has the right to the expression of his or her personality to the full, but this right must be reconciled with other measures in certain areas, such as the workplace. And this is a hot... 03/10/2019 | 17:18:24 There are many international instruments to combat violence against women, but few specifically mention obstetric and gynecological violence; only Article 39 of the Istanbul Convention deals specifically with forced abortion and forced sterilisation. Why is it so difficult to recognise obstetric violence for the same women who suffer it? The concept of obstetric violence, above all, is not very well known except for the actions and individual campaigns carried out by some women's associations... 27/06/2019 | 11:57:38 Thank you, President. In recent years, the Italian Parliament has intervened on several occasions in the field of policies for the reception and integration of immigrants on the protection of unaccompanied foreign minors. In 2017, a comprehensive law on foreign children was passed in Italy, which has greatly strengthened the protection against them. The problem is certainly not children, only 0.7% are under 6 and 5% are under 14 –children are immediately sent to family homes and...

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