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Mr Momodou Malcolm JALLOW

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the Unified European Left since 21/01/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 21/01/2019 Representative - Sweden

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

  • General Rapporteur on combating racism and intolerance: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 02/10/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 21/01/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (since 24/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Markus WIECHEL (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 21/01/2019)

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Last speeches

23/06/2021 | 16:53:45 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. This is a very important topic, and I would first of all just like to take this opportunity to thank the rapporteur for writing a very very important report. Enhancing participation of women from under-represented groups in political and public decision making is extremely important. There are lots of barriers as we know for women in politics, in a patriarchal society that we live in. If you are a woman of colour, if you are a woman of colour and a Muslim... 28/01/2021 | 12:22:38 Thank you very much Mr President for allowing me to speak. This is a very important report. It's a very, very important report. I had planned to give a speech which, after listening to everybody else speaking, I don't want to repeat what everybody else has said. I want to thank the Rapporteur for lifting this very important issue which normally is not discussed, and when discussed we only sometimes acknowledge its existence and we don't move forward. We need to move forward because this is a... 27/01/2021 | 17:47:51 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. There is no democracy without civil society. It should be made clear that any repressive measures leading to reduced or diminished democratic space for civil society is a violation of the right to freedom of assembly, association, and expression embodied in Article 10 and 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, that we are all a party to. We have seen an increase in adoption of repressive laws created purposely for the prohibition by the authorities of... 27/01/2021 | 12:13:12 Thank you very much. I'm not sure if you can hear me but thank you very much, Mister Chair. I want to start by thanking the rapporteur for a well-written, very important, and comprehensive report. For me it is simply about common good. It is a common saying that global problems require global solutions. I think we will all agree that the public health and socio-economic impact of COVID-19 has reached beyond the borders of Europe. As we speak of solutions regarding access to the vaccine, we... 29/01/2020 | 10:30:15 Thank you very much, Mr President. On behalf of the United European Left, I would like to express how complicated this report is. Because it's like a double-edged sword. Freedom of religion is extremely important, especially today. It has never been as important to protect that freedom as it is today. On the one hand. On the other hand, we have to also take into consideration that nobody should be discriminated based on their sex or their sexual preference. So it is a complicated report...

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