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Ms Mariia MEZENTSEVA (Ukraine, EPP/CD)


In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Group of the European People's Party since 15/06/2021
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 27/01/2020 to 14/06/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Representative - Ukraine

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

  • Chairperson: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 23/01/2023)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination: Bureau of the Assembly (since 23/01/2023)
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination: Standing Committee (since 23/01/2023)
  • Ex officio (Rule 44.1 of the Rules of Procedure): Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (since 23/01/2023)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 11/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 27/01/2020)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (since 23/01/2023)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on the Rights of Minorities (since 23/01/2023)
  • Ex officio: Sub-Committee on Disability, Multiple and Intersectional Discrimination (since 23/01/2023)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Diasporas and Integration (from 28/04/2022 to 22/01/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Diasporas and Integration (since 30/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Maryna BARDINA (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 27/01/2020)


Last speeches

23/06/2023 | 12:48:26 Thank you, Madam President. What a great file to finalise our summer part-session, colleagues. This is so brilliant that we have young people, business people, people who are actually electing us to be voting for this important files, and to discuss this issue today. On behalf of the Committee, I would like to say that this file has been very properly prepared and supported by the Secretariat, supported by the Committee already in April. A funny thing just happened. My internet ran out, and I... 21/06/2023 | 18:34:36 Good afternoon, dear colleagues. Thank you, dear Chairwoman. Firstly, I would like to thank the rapporteurs for the follow-up on the migration refugee crisis that is taking us up to the next level. Colleagues, There is a new notion which has arrived recently in international law after the most massive movement of human beings since the Second World War. This new notion is "temporary relocated persons" who are of Ukrainian citizenship. The war of aggression brought them to your home states, to... 28/04/2023 | 11:22:06 Thank you, dear President. I would like to congratulate the committee and the rapporteur who is replaced today by Ms Yevheniia KRAVCHUK. All the Secretariat has been working on the numerous issues which are linked to democracy, and at the same time the absence of democracy. Sometimes the controlling functions which are linked to the media are banning freedom of speech. At the same time, in the world in which we live, we cannot distinguish what democracy is or what is happening to the roots... 27/04/2023 | 16:28:14 Thank you, dear President. Hello colleagues, we are setting up yet another historical example for the international organisations, because everything we're passing here in terms of resolutions are going further to the UN institutions, to NATO, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, and today is yet another historical document which is at your tables. We are confirming that what has happened and what has being happening as of now in Ukraine, in the temporary occupied territories of Ukraine, in the... 26/01/2023 | 17:38:28 Thank you, dear Madam SCHOU. Dear president, colleagues, this report is extremely important even though there are not many colleagues remaining in the hall and we understand that monitoring some of the Members States during the international armed conflict is also challenging, even though the rapporteurs, the delegates from Sweden, Switzerland and Iceland, did make contacts with the Ukrainian delegation – I can reconfirm that, even though I would like to point out that the latest contacts...