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Mr George PAPANDREOU

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Auditor: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 25/01/2021
  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 27/01/2020 to 24/01/2021
  • Vice-Chairperson: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 30/09/2019 to 26/01/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 30/09/2019 Representative - Greece

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

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 30/09/2019)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (since 26/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (from 02/10/2019 to 27/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr George KATROUGALOS (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 30/09/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Nina KASIMATI (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (from 30/01/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr George KATROUGALOS (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the Middle East and the Arab World (since 03/10/2019)

Interventions

Last speeches

30/09/2021 | 12:11:49 Thank you, Mister Deputy Prime Minister, for this very important discussion. In 2003, in Thessaloniki, I had the honour, as Foreign Minister, to prepare the Summit between the Western Balkans and the European Union. We agreed on an historic document. I’ll read you the most salient points: “The EU reiterates its unequivocal support to the European perspective of the Western Balkan countries. The future of the Balkans is within the European Union. We all share the values of democracy, the rule... 29/09/2021 | 12:23:45 Dear colleagues, I watched with my compatriots with uttermost horror the devastating fires in my country this summer. They destroyed not only our habitats, but also some of the most beautiful and ancient forests in Greece. In a tragic symbolism, an ancient olive tree of 2,500 years survived and, being mentioned in ancient texts, went up in flames. So, our human rights and our civilisation will also go up in flames if we do not respect the rights of our species, the rights of our natural... 29/09/2021 | 09:53:52 Thank you Mr Chair, dear colleagues, In 2016, 99 citizens of Ireland were chosen, randomly, by lottery. They were given the power to call on experts, government officials, businesspersons, civil society NGOs and youth organisations. Their task: to come up with recommendations on how to make Ireland a leader in tackling the climate crisis. After extensive democratic deliberation, and almost 2,000 proposals from interested groups, they came up with 13 specific recommendations. Their work... 30/01/2020 | 16:04:20 Mr President. Dear Colleagues, nine years ago leaders from different countries decided to bomb Libya in order to protect innocent citizens. I was present at that meeting then as Prime Minister of Greece. I then pleaded that we refrain from doing so until we had exhausted all pressures towards Gaddafi for a peaceful transition. Unfortunately our decisions had the opposite result. We are witnessing untold suffering of Libyan citizens as well as a proxy war which is tearing Libya apart, Mr Piero...

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