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Ms Lesia VASYLENKO

Photo member

Representative
Deputy
Holos

Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv
Ukraine

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 16/04/2021
  • Member: Group of the European People's Party from 27/01/2020 to 15/04/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Representative - Ukraine

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

  • Full Member ALDE: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (since 24/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on External Relations (since 28/01/2020)

Interventions

Last speeches

23/06/2022 | 17:05:57 Thank you, Madam President. Dear colleagues, I will start with a quote: "The famine will start now and they will lift the sanctions and be friends with us because they will realise that it's impossible not to be friends with us." These are the words of Margarita Simonyan, the chief editor of Russia's main state-controlled propaganda channel, during the Saint Petersburg Economic Forum just earlier this week. Everything you need to know about Russia and its plans regarding the global food... 23/06/2022 | 12:01:11 Thank you, Chairman, and a very big thank you to Mr Titus CORLĂŢEAN for your very diligent work on this report. Acknowledging in the presence of the family members of some of the deceased today with us in the hemicycle, I just want to say I'm really truly sorry for your loss, and I'm really truly sorry that eight years in, you still do not have closure and justice. This 17th of July we will mark 8 years since the MH17 tragedy. I remember very well being in Kyiv on that day and reading the... 22/06/2022 | 17:36:35 Thank you, Chair. Dear colleagues, I begin by thanking the five rapporteurs and I would especially like to highlight the efforts of my colleagues from the Ukrainian delegation. I am so proud to see today in the rapporteur seats Ms Yevheniia KRAVCHUK and Ms Mariia MEZENTSEVA. They have produced a remarkable result and work through the reports despite extensive participation in humanitarian efforts and war efforts in Ukraine. They are just one example of how Ukrainians have learned to live with... 26/04/2022 | 11:30:54 Thank you, President. Dear Colleagues, Indeed this is an important report we are regarding today as the Council of Europe and the European Union are both very crucial mechanisms to promote basic European values, principles and aspirations. Both of these institutions were designed after the Second World War to promote dialogue and co‑operation, peace, and development and prevent further wars. Both of these institutions, however, failed, as we are all able to observe during the last eight years... 25/04/2022 | 19:09:13 The topic in this report is extremely important to tackle in the highly digitalised age that we live in. I would like to thank the rapporteur, first and foremost also as a mother. I have two young children, and everything that I've read in this report is actually a very detailed analysis which provides a guideline for parents and governments alike. Age-verification software, laws obliging device manufacturers to strengthen parental control, black and white lists of domains and websites are...

Activities

Reports and committee opinions