23/06/2021 | 11:56:32 I salute everybody on behalf of the Socialist Democrats and Greens Group. Ownership and agency of change, solidarity, truth, resources; these four key concepts will build the future of our rights. Ownership and agency of change. Now the Istanbul Convention was born out of centuries-long political and social struggle of women for their rights. It was a hard one. It was not granted by the grace of any political power or individuals. Its powerful roots lie in this history. Its powerful roots lie... 22/06/2021 | 17:08:02 Thank you very much. I'd like to congratulate Mr Andrej HUNKO on behalf of the Socialist, Democrats and Greens Group. The pandemic started as a health crisis evolving very quickly into a deep socio-economic crisis. It has brought the socio-economic inequalities into the limelight and brought the world to the same critical juncture we faced earlier. Will we insist on our current socio-economic model that has been generating these ever deepening inequalities, or will we this time opt to change... 22/06/2021 | 10:32:38 In the context of erosion of democracy and erosion of the rule of law, where populist authoritarian leaders who seek to elude accountability and transparency are gaining power. Our times are ridden with rising corruption. These trends go hand in hand. Non-democratically driven politicians seek to expropriate all economic rents. They seek private benefits rather than the public interest. To conceal that expropriation of valuable public resources, they seek to demolish the rule of law... 22/04/2021 | 13:07:10 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) I speak today as one of those voices representing the ten-millions who are standing strong for democracy and justice in Turkey. · The ten-millions who prefer strong parliamentary regime to one lacking checks and balances. · The ten-millions who care deeply for a human-rights based World order despite the very worrisome trend of powerful actors blatantly negotiating human rights. · The ten-millions who in the 2019 local elections put these... 21/04/2021 | 18:34:40 So, the pandemic has been a reminder of how important our health is and how health conditions can become the premise of discrimination. Early on, the pandemic fuelled racism and xenophobia worldwide. As the pandemic progresses, the differential effect of the virus across different age groups were identified, leading to age-dependent discriminatory lockdown conditions. The pandemic also increased the burden on our health care systems, where health practitioners where forced to make very...
18/04/2021 | Doc. 15266 | Committee Opinion Fighting fiscal injustice: the work of the OECD on taxation of digital economy 01/10/2020 | Doc. 15154 | Report Artificial intelligence in health care: medical, legal and ethical challenges ahead
28/06/2021 | Doc. 15337 | Motion for a resolution The challenge of far-right ideology to democracy and human rights in Europe 25/06/2021 | Doc. 15335 | Motion for a resolution Integration of migrants and refugees: benefits for all parties involved 22/06/2021 | Doc. 15326 | Written declaration Disclosure of all information by Armenia on the location of minefields is urgently needed to avoid further loss of human life 17/02/2021 | Doc. 15226 | Motion for a resolution The future of work is here: revisiting labour rights 15/02/2021 | Doc. 15102 | Written declaration In a Europe hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Council of Europe Development Bank has more than ever a role to play
24/06/2021 | Doc. 15250, vote on the draft text for resolution For a European policy on diasporas 24/06/2021 | Doc. 15250, vote on the draft text for recommendation For a European policy on diasporas 24/06/2021 | Doc. 15306, vote on the draft text for resolution Combating Afrophobia, or anti-Black racism, in Europe 24/06/2021 | Doc. 15302, vote on the draft text for resolution Transparency and regulation of donations to political parties and electoral campaigns from foreign donors 24/06/2021 | Doc. 15302, vote on the draft text for recommendation Transparency and regulation of donations to political parties and electoral campaigns from foreign donors