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Mr Vladimir VARDANYAN

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 24/06/2019
  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group from 21/01/2019 to 23/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 21/01/2019 Substitute - Armenia

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

  • General Rapporteur on the abolition of the death penalty: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 08/12/2020)
  • Member: Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs (since 31/01/2020)
  • Alternate EPP/CD: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (since 04/10/2019)
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 21/01/2019)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 28/01/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 21/01/2019 to 24/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 21/01/2019 to 24/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Edmon MARUKYAN (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 21/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Edmon MARUKYAN (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (since 24/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr Edmon MARUKYAN (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination (since 24/01/2019)

Interventions

Last speeches

28/01/2021 | 11:46:52 Thank you Mr Chair. Let me first of all thank the rapporteur for the preparation of a brilliant report which is quite topical, especially in the era of combating coronavirus and in the millennium of the development of new sophisticated technologies. Ladies and gentlemen, yesterday we commemorated the victims of the Holocaust. Unfortunately we didn't address the issue properly here. The current problems we face, the pandemic, high-tech and the other one somehow became the mainstream of... 27/01/2021 | 18:54:25 Thank you, Mister Chair. I would like to express words of gratitude to the rapporteur for an excellent report. Ladies and Gentlemen, NGO's are part of our life. The pandemic made them even more important in our daily life because they were very active in different aspects of combating coronavirus. For sure everybody understood from a legal perspective that NGO's are not free to do everything. They may be subject to certain limitations. It's quite normal while it's necessary for democratic... 27/01/2021 | 11:43:33 Thank you, Mister Chairman, Honourable Colleagues, First of all, let me express my words of gratitude to the rapporteur for this excellent and very interesting report. Last March, when we started to follow the developments in the proliferation of coronavirus, in the phase when less than 1 million people were infected. Now, we have more than 100 million people infected worldwide. Actually, COVID-19 has no borders, but simultaneously it creates borders. It creates limitations. The fact that we... 26/01/2021 | 10:12:48 Thank you, Mister Chairman. The European Court of Human Rights is the main pillar of existence of this organisation. Due to the European Court of Human Rights and its very existence, the people of the Council of Europe may enjoy the same system of international human rights guarantees. Ladies and gentlemen, the European Court of Human Rights exists until we believe in it. Twenty years ago when we joined this organisation we believed in the European Court of Human Rights and in European values... 30/01/2020 | 19:14:25 Mister President, honorable colleagues, First of all, let me thank the rapporteurs for their work. I would just like to share some thoughts about the Armenian experience. After the snap elections we held in 2018, we got a democratic capital, which we are intending to use for increasing the level of democracy in Armenia. I would just like to say that the constitutional commission was created, consisting of the representatives of all parliamentarian groups, consisting of the academics...

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