Senate - Eerste Kamer der Staten Generaal
NL - 2500 EA - The Hague
Working language: English
25/01/2023 | 19:49:22 Thank you. I was supposing it would be the same order but nevertheless. I want to thank all those present for the nice words for us rapporteurs and for the nice words on the reports, for the support for the report. Also, I take away the floor from Petra to thank the men who spoke for stepping out the books of masculinity. I now will respond to some of the remarks that were made on my report on marital captivity. I agree with Ms Anne STAMBACH-TERRENOIR from the Group of the Unified European... 25/01/2023 | 16:59:15 Thank you, Mr President. And also, congratulations to my colleagues Ms Zita GURMAI and Ms Petra STIENEN for their excellent reports. Dear colleagues, Marital captivity, a human rights violation experienced by tens of thousands of people in Europe alone every year. The people are unaware of it, and it is often ignored in public policymaking. Today we have an opportunity to turn that situation around. But first, what is marital captivity? Forced marriage, we know –I'm sure all of you know– is... 25/01/2023 | 10:51:27 Thank you, Chair. The impact of war is enormous. People die by weapons that are used. Both soldiers and civilians. People get wounded by these same weapons. People loose family and friends, people have to leave their home, or what is left of it, or their country. The weapons that are used by the aggressor are not only military weapons. Hunger and cold are used as weapons, as is sexual violence, as we discussed yesterday. But also destroying nature, natural resources and a healthy environment... 24/01/2023 | 10:40:49 Thank you, Chair. First I want to thank the rapporteur for this most important report. I will not repeat what's in the report and what was said by so many speakers about the war, the horrors of the war, the need for prevention, prosecution, and protection. I was present at the hearing of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination in September, and I was impressed by the testimony of Anja Jusic, president of the Bosnian NGO Forgotten Children of War, who showed us what it is to be a... 13/10/2022 | 18:03:17 On behalf of the Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group, I congratulate Ms Edite ESTRELA for this important report. She states: sport engages, motivates and drives progress. It can be a factor in emancipation and in changing attitudes. This is true. In sports clubs, people of different backgrounds meet each other. The doctor stands along the field together with the plumber to support the children. Children who are not the best in school can excel in sports, and so be empowered. Sport is...
06/01/2023 | Doc. 15679 | Report Finding solutions for marital captivity 09/11/2022 | Doc. 15654 | Report The impact of the Covid-19 restrictions for civil society space and activities 21/02/2022 | Doc. 15459 | Report Access to abortion in Europe: stopping anti-choice harassment
01/02/2023 | Doc. 15707 | Motion for a resolution Clean Air (indoor and outdoor) public health and greenhouse gases 30/01/2023 | Doc. 15698 | Motion for a resolution The use of explosive weapons as a major driver of justified displacement 30/01/2023 | Doc. 15701 | Motion for a resolution The foreseeable wealth gap in the automated future 26/01/2023 | Doc. 15695 | Written declaration The United Kingdom must allow trans people to live their lives with dignity 24/01/2023 | Doc. 15688 | Motion for a resolution The situation in Iran
26/01/2023 | Doc. 15689, vote on the draft text for resolution Legal and human rights aspects of the Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine 25/01/2023 | Doc. 15674, vote on the draft text for resolution Environmental impact of armed conflicts 25/01/2023 | Doc. 15674, vote on the draft text for recommendation Environmental impact of armed conflicts 25/01/2023 | Doc. 15673, vote on the draft text for resolution The Istanbul Convention: progress and challenges 25/01/2023 | Doc. 15673, vote on the draft text for recommendation The Istanbul Convention: progress and challenges