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Mr Yunus EMRE

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Representative
Deputy
CHP

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

y.emre@tbmm.gov.tr

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
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-Turkey

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

31/01/2020 | 10:40:14 Thank you, Chair. I thank Mr Frithjof SCHMIDT for this report dealing with one of the most crucial questions of today's digital age. The impact of disinformation on democratic procedures and on democracy itself. Many works and reports cited in this report revealed a wide range of dangers owing to abusive practices of digital platforms and social media, such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal, foreign electoral intervention, fake news, disinformation, political ads, and so on. This is a huge... 12/04/2019 | 11:37:10 I thank Mr José CEPEDA for the report, which deals with one of the most crucial questions of our digital age. I completely agree with the general idea of the report: yes, social media comes with its benefits, but also with certain threats. Its benefits are quite obvious – it is increasing social capital, promoting political participation, creating an additional public sphere where minorities can take part in discussions, and so on – yet if the necessary steps are not taken by the... 23/01/2019 | 19:14:53 I thank both rapporteurs, Mr Damien THIÉRY and Mr Adão SILVA, for their work. Obstacles faced by people with disabilities and the discrimination they experience in accessing employment are two crucial problems widely encountered in many Member States. Furthermore, these two problems are so substantial that they obstruct the full inclusion of a certain category of society. Along with the many important points underlined in both reports, I highlight that these issues are not only political but... 23/01/2019 | 11:05:31 I thank both rapporteurs, Ms Gülsün BİLGEHAN and Mr Petri HONKONEN, for preparing these comprehensive reports, which clearly demonstrate the central role played by conventional and non-conventional media when it comes to the quality of elections – the very core institution of democracy. The propositions outlined in both reports are very accurate. If we are to counter the growing danger of information manipulation in the new media environment, we should determinedly implement these...

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