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Mr Yunus EMRE

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Representative
Deputy
CHP

Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (TBMM)
TR - 06543 - ANKARA
Türkiye

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020 , 2019

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 08/10/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 08/10/2018 Representative - Türkiye

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 08/10/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 11/10/2018)
  • Alternate of Ms Selin SAYEK BÖKE (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 08/10/2018)

Interventions

Last speeches

28/04/2022 | 17:00:32 Thank you, Chair. Dear colleagues, As you know, last Monday, a very problematic court decision was taken in my country, Turkey. This decision is directly related with the question of efficiency, impartiality and independence of the judiciary, that is listed among structural components of genuine democracy in the report which we discuss today. With this court decision, the defendants, who had been acquitted before, were sentenced to severe prison terms without any definitive and clear evidence... 25/01/2022 | 18:10:00 Thank you Mr Chairman. First of all I would like to thank Madam Rapporteur for this timely and very important report. We discussed many times in the Parliamentary Assembly how important media is for democratic functioning. However, the COVID-19 conditions we are going through, the climate crisis, and the conflicts in international politics, shows us that the media is much more important under such crisis conditions. This importance stems from the fact that the nature of the crisis depends on... 30/09/2021 | 12:58:32 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) We are dealing with a very important issue both for our countries and for the Council of Europe values. As Europeans, we have to reassess a general attitude. It has become a crucial problem to evaluate international issues only from the perspective of immigration. Immigration is one aspect of the issue but not the whole. As Europeans, we must act by putting aside the fear of immigration and put in place stabilization measures in the region... 28/09/2021 | 13:04:57 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear colleagues, First of all, I would like to thank Mme. Selin Sayek Böke for this important and timely report. Inequalities have always been among the most important problems of our societies. But we know that the global financial crisis and Covid-19 pandemic have deepened existing inequalities. Today, there is no society in the world that is not affected by problems such as income inequality, wealth inequality, inequality of opportunity... 22/06/2021 | 10:06:03 Mister President, First of all I would like to thank Mr Roberto RAMPI for this important report. The concept of people's right to know, will be one of the crucial aspects of discussions on democracy in the forthcoming periods. As elaborated in the report, the right to know is directly related with the democratic participation of citizens and an accountable government is not possible in the absence of this right. So this concept will occupy a greater place in the discussions on democracy in...

Activities