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Mr Roberto RAMPI

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Representative
Senator
Partito Democratico

Senato della Repubblica
IT - 00186 - Roma
Italy

roberto.rampi@senato.it

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020 , 2019

Roles

Membership of political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group

Assembly Member

  • since 08/10/2018 Representative-Italy

MP's role(s) in Committee(s) and Sub-Committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media
  • Third Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage

Interventions

Last speeches

31/01/2020 | 11:01:38 Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, The issue that is addressed in these reports is really crucial for democracy as we know it today because these spaces, these social networks are not just tools. They are not just new media. They are, for all intents and purposes, the new territories. They are a place where democracy is exercised and where, however, today we are exactly where we were before the birth of democracies, before the rule of law, before the Magna Carta. They are places owned by indivi... 29/01/2020 | 17:29:38 I apologize, Mr President, but I was working with a colleague and I was out of place. No, I believe that the debate that we are trying to hold in these hours, in these minutes, is fundamental to the future of the Council of Europe. We've been over this several times already. I personally have been here for just over a year and this is already the third time that we have tried to reflect, in fact, on what our nature is, and consequently on what rules we must give ourselves to respond to our natur... 28/01/2020 | 17:20:43 Madam President, ladies and gentlemen. The report by my colleague Lord George FOULKES is very timely. We absolutely support it. The threats to journalists and freedom of the press are numerous and diverse. There are some very serious reports in this report, as some of my fellow members said earlier, it is almost unthinkable that in 2020 there will be journalists who have been killed, who have lost their lives, who are in jail. But there are unfortunately also many threats and many risks for jour... 28/06/2019 | 12:08:56 Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, At the end of May, I represented this Parliamentary Assembly in the city of Sarajevo for the European Museum Forum. It was an absolutely extraordinary experience, because the work that museum professionals do is of the highest quality, and is particularly important for the values in which we believe. The reflection of the three days of work, beyond the final award ceremony, focused on many themes. But one struck me in particular: the construction of memory,... 24/06/2019 | 17:30:17 Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, I believe that today we really must put all our intelligence to work because this is a delicate step. I have great respect for the emotions that are brought to this House. Indeed, I believe that we must never leave emotions outside the door. But we must try to really understand what our role is and what the meaning of this institution is. I don't think anyone can give lessons in democracy here, using words like "traitors" to those who think differently. Tth...

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