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Mr Dimitrios KAIRIDIS

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House of Parliament
GR - 10021 - Athens


Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 30/09/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 30/09/2019 Representative-Greece

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

  • Second Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 25/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 30/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (from 28/01/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (from 03/10/2019 to 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (since 02/10/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr George PAPANDREOU (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 30/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Mr George PAPANDREOU (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (since 26/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr George PAPANDREOU (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (from 02/10/2019 to 27/01/2020)


Last speeches

20/11/2020 | 12:21:55 Mr President, thank you very much. Hi from Athens. I have five points. First, I salute the fact that our Council of Europe and our Assembly in particular has continued its work, it's valuable work, in the midst of an enormous crisis. This is very important for what we discuss here in the Athens Declaration. Now we have the chance to recommit ourselves to the high ideals of our institution in the midst of an unprecedented crisis created by the pandemic. In this way we send the most powerful... 30/01/2020 | 10:31:17 Thank you, Mr Chairman. I would like to thank the rapporteur and the Commissioner for their input in the debate. Frankly speaking I don't see much of a debate with the exception of the European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance. We seem to be all more or less in agreement. I would like to thank especially my Spanish delegate, the previous speaker, for bringing to your attention the efforts of my home country, Greece, in dealing with the problem. We are proud in Greece for what we... 28/01/2020 | 11:45:12 Thank you, Ms Chair. Esteemed colleagues, we must have read a different report given my predecessor's comments about it. For all of us including all the members of the Greek delegation who are committed to a united, democratic, liberal Europe, Poland is more than a country, it is a cause. We are all very invested in the success of Poland, a nation that in the past embodied the tragedies but more recently the resilience and determination of all Europeans to build a better future out of the... 02/10/2019 | 17:55:27 Thank you, Mr Chairman. I am by coincidence the third Greek in a row speaking on the subject, I start feeling I'm no longer in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe but in the Greek Parliament. I'd like to congratulate my dear colleague and compatriot Marietta KARAMANLI for her excellent work in drafting the report and the resolution at hand. Mrs KARAMANLI has based her work on both an account of the existing bibliography, and the series of fact-finding missions in member states...