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Ms Olena KHOMENKO (Ukraine, EC/DA)


In the political groups

  • Auditor: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 22/01/2024
  • Member: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance from 27/01/2020 to 21/01/2024

In the Assembly

  • since 22/01/2024 Representative - Ukraine
  • from 27/01/2020 to 21/01/2024 Substitute - Ukraine

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 22/01/2024)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Standing Committee (since 23/01/2023)
  • Vice-President of the Assembly: Bureau of the Assembly (since 23/01/2023)
  • Second Vice-Chairperson: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (from 24/01/2022 to 21/01/2024)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (from 06/07/2020 to 22/01/2023)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (from 28/01/2020 to 22/01/2023)
  • Alternate of Mr Serhii SOBOLIEV (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 25/11/2021 to 21/01/2024)
  • Alternate of Mr Yuriy KAMELCHUK (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 27/01/2020 to 24/11/2021)


Last speeches

26/01/2024 | 11:40:54 Fellow colleagues, I stand before you to address an issue of profound gravity. The plight of our children, especially those residing in Europe, the alarming instances of child abuse and institutions across Europe call for urgent collective actions. In this context, we urge our European partners to acknowledge and support our specific requests. First we call for rehabilitation abroad of status children: those who have been subjected to the worst forms of abuse and neglect. It is a humanitarian... 25/01/2024 | 18:52:27 Fellow colleagues, Freedom of expression and public participation are two pillars of our democracy. As Ukraine moves forward in our European integration process, it's imperative to recall that media reform was one of the initial steps to start in negotiations. At the same time, a key concern, also recently underscored by the World Economic Forum, is the escalating risks of disinformation, especially in the upcoming wave of crucial elections this year all over the world. As parliamentarians... 25/01/2024 | 11:14:44 Thank you, Mister Chair. Dear colleagues, I will be short. I'm grateful for all your support, all your words that you said today. I'm grateful to each of you for what your countries' parliaments and governments have already done for Ukrainian children. Our children have found refuge and safety in the member states of the Council of Europe, and are receiving comprehensive support from your countries. Thank you for that. I hope that this support will not fade away, but rather increase, because... 25/01/2024 | 10:06:51 Fellow colleagues, As we gather today, I'm compelled to address a matter that lies heavy on our hearts. The dire situation of the children of Ukraine amidst the brutal war of aggression. Our discussion revolves around a resolution aimed at safeguarding these young vulnerable lives who have witnessed unspeakable horrors. No child in Ukraine has been spared by this war. Many have lost their parents and relatives, suffered injures and endured traumas that no child should ever experience... 13/10/2023 | 12:15:39 Thank you Madam President. Dear colleagues, On behalf of the Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development, I would like to warmly congratulate the two rapporteurs, Mr Simon MOUTQUIN and Ms Diana STOICA on their excellent reports. As Mr Simon MOUTQUIN accurately points out in his report, young people's mental health and well-being are an impacted by a world faced with multiple crises and much uncertainty: a pandemic, wars and natural disasters, displacement, cost of living...