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Ms Susana SUMELZO

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Representative
Deputy
PSOE

Congreso de los Diputados
ES - 28071 - Madrid
Spain

Susana.sumelzo@congreso.es

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020 , 2019

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 30/09/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 30/09/2019 Representative-Spain

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 30/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (since 30/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (since 28/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (since 28/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Children (since 28/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Héctor GÓMEZ HERNÁNDEZ (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 06/03/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms María Luisa BUSTINDUY (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 27/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Felipe SICILIA (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 30/09/2019 to 26/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms María Luisa BUSTINDUY (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (since 30/01/2020)

Interventions

Last speeches

30/01/2020 | 17:55:09 Thank you President. I would like to congratulate the rapporteurs of the reports that we've been dealing with in this session. The entire Spanish delegation, particularly from the Socialist Party, we would like to say that it is of great concern to us the elevated number of victims of trafficked individuals in Europe. Individuals which are forced into prostitution, forced labour, organ trafficking as well. This goes hand in hand with violence and threats. The protection of these victims ought... 29/01/2020 | 10:50:27 Thank you, Mr President. Freedom of thought, of belief, and of religion is a universal human right which is consecrated in article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and in article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights. This freedom of belief needs to be respected in work places. In Spain, article 14 of the Spanish Constitution establishes that Spanish people are equal before the law without any form of discrimination for reasons of birth, race, sex, religion, opinion, or... 28/01/2020 | 18:09:17 Good afternoon. We, as citizens, are entitled to truthful information. That is why the report we are debating this afternoon is so very important. That right to information is a guarantee for democracy. It is information that guarantees plurality, as well as democratic coexistence. If we do not have a right to information, without free, independent and pluralistic media, there can be no such thing as a real democracy. We in Spain are fully committed to the freedom of the press, as well as the... 04/10/2019 | 12:34:57 Good afternoon. First and foremost, I wanted to say that this morning here, in Strasbourg, we've been talking about fundamental rights, but there are thousands of Spaniards demonstrating right now back in my country. These people are calling for equal opportunities, wherever they may live. They want a worthy future for their peoples. They want fair rights for people who live in rural areas and in sparsely populated areas. Aragon is where I'm from. That is a part of the country that is very...

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