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Mr Pedro CEGONHO

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Representative
Deputy
PS

Assembleia da República
PT - 1249-068 - Lisboa cedex
Portugal

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2023 , 2022 , 2021 , 2020

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 27/01/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 20/06/2022 Representative - Portugal
  • from 27/01/2020 to 19/06/2022 Substitute - Portugal

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 23/01/2023)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 20/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (since 23/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (since 23/06/2022)
  • Alternate of Ms Edite ESTRELA (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 27/01/2020 to 19/06/2022)

Interventions

Last speeches

25/01/2023 | 17:23:27 Thank you, Mister Chairman, for the floor, First, I want to congratulate our rapporteur for the herculean work with this report. I would like to focus on Ms Zita GURMAI's report. The Istanbul Convention is a human rights treaty. Accordingly, violence against women is understood as a violation of human rights and a form of discrimination against women. Every woman has the right to live a life free from violence. Portugal was the first EU country to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on... 12/10/2022 | 11:19:00 Thank you very much, Mister President First of all, I would like to congratulate the two rapporteurs for the excellent analysis and reflections written in this report, about “The honouring of obligations and commitments by Türkiye”. We believe that all monitoring procedure was developed in a spirit of dialogue and co-operation with the Turkish authorities. On the other hand, we also would like to thank the work of the experts who cooperated in the preparation of this report, in particular the... 23/06/2022 | 19:39:24 Thank you, Madam President. Dear colleagues,  This report covers a sensitive issue. The concentration of the internet business in the hands of a few private corporations gives them huge economic and technological power. As well as the possibility to influence almost every aspect of people's life and social life.  Afterwards, the use of artificial intelligence and automatic filters for content moderation is neither reliable nor effective. It is very important that the Assembly could bring the... 22/06/2022 | 17:25:51 Thank you, Mister President. Dear colleagues, This joint debate leads us to think and to be proactive facing the consequences of the migration concerned with the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. The President of the Portuguese Parliament declared a few days ago, on World Refugee Day, that refugees are all those who have to leave their land because there lives are at risk there, because of war, violence, persecution, or extreme deprivation. We have an obligation to protect... 15/03/2022 | 19:17:25 "What's the point of the war? Why can't people live together peacefully? Why all this destruction?" This sentence was written on 3rd May 1944 by Anne Frank. It should not be possible for the people of Europe to go again through the horror of war, death, and destruction. It should not be possible for the people of Europe to go again through the despair of separated families, lost futures, and irreconcilable interests. All of us here call for a stop to the conflict and ask for diplomacy and...

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