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Mr Oleksandr MEREZHKO

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Representative
Deputy
Servant of the People

Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv
Ukraine

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group since 30/09/2021
  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 27/01/2020 to 29/09/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Representative - Ukraine

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 27/01/2020)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (since 27/01/2020)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (since 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (from 28/01/2020 to 24/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Ms Mariia MEZENTSEVA (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 27/01/2020)

Interventions

Last speeches

29/09/2021 | 18:49:01 So dear colleagues, the debate is closed, and we are moving to the adoption of the resolution. The Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination has presented a draft resolution, Document 15349, to which no amendments have been tabled. We will now proceed to vote on the draft resolution contained in Document 15349. A simple majority is required. Members present in the Chamber should use the Hemicycle Voting System. Members participating remotely should vote using the remote voting system. The... 27/09/2021 | 15:53:54 Thank you Mr President, dear colleagues. The term "progress report" implies that we expect some progress to be achieved in our activities in the field of human rights. The fact is that there has been no progress. On the contrary, the situation with human rights has considerably deteriorated, especially in Russia and in the territories occupied by Russia. As an act of brutal revenge against holding the Crimean platform in Ukraine, Russian occupation authorities arrested a number of Crimean... 24/06/2021 | 17:02:40 Thank you. Thank you, Mister Chairman. Dear colleagues, As a student many, many years ago I had a privilege to study at the Institute of International Relations in a very diverse cultural and ethnic environment. The majority of my colleague students at that Institute I had been studying with at that time were from African countries, from Asian countries and other parts of the world. Since that time, I have learned to appreciate the importance of cultural and ethnic diversity for our... 23/06/2021 | 18:12:52 Thank you Madam President. The occupying authorities in Crimea again directed their repressive machine at the Crimean Tatars: conducting searches, illegal detentions, imprisoning representatives of the Crimean Tatar people for political reasons, constant intimidation and forcing them to forget their rights - just like before, 77 years ago, when a criminal deportation of the Crimean Tatar people was carried out by the Soviet government, which was ethnic cleansing and genocide. In May 2021, in... 22/06/2021 | 11:26:49 Thank you. Does anyone wish to speak against the amendment? I cannot see such a person. So the Committee unanimously accepted the amendment. I shall now put the amendment to the vote. Members present in the Chamber should use the hemicycle voting system. Members participating remotely should vote using the remote voting system. The vote in the Hemicycle and by remote voting is now open. The vote is closed. I call for the result to be displayed. Amendment 1 is agreed to. We will now proceed to...

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