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Ms Olena KHOMENKO

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Substitute
Deputy
Servant of the People

Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv
Ukraine

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021 , 2020

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 27/01/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Substitute - Ukraine

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

  • 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 (since 24/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 27/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (since 06/07/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (since 28/01/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Serhii SOBOLIEV (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 25/11/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Yuriy KAMELCHUK (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 27/01/2020 to 24/11/2021)

Interventions

Last speeches

27/01/2023 | 10:16:39 Dear Rapporteur, Ddear Colleagues, Talking about autonomous weapons, countries which are victims of aggressive states may find themselves in a very vulnerable position. Russia conducts a genocidal war against Ukraine not appreciating lives of their own people. Hundreds of thousands of Russian soldiers marched to our lands, and many more are to come this year. This reckless approach leaves a more limited Ukrainian Armed Forces searching for very creative solutions, searching for assistance... 26/01/2023 | 12:59:47 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear Mr. Rapporteur, Dear colleagues, This resolution comes very timely as there is repeated ongoing missile attack in Ukraine. It is a logical step towards ensuring accountability and justice in this brutal war of aggression against Ukraine. This resolution elaborates Ukraine’s recent efforts to punish for crime of crimes – aggression – that would target Russia’s leadership responsible for the very start of the war. The Special Tribunal... 24/01/2023 | 13:15:17 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear Mr President, dear members of the Assembly! I would like to thank Ms Petra BAYR, for presenting this report today. For any democratic country, the protection of human rights and freedoms is the highest priority of public policy. Sexual violence in wartime is considered one of the most traumatic and widespread violations of human rights. I fully stand behind the clause 2 of the Draft Resolution stating that conflict-related sexual... 23/01/2023 | 16:51:48 Dear Mr Rapporteur,  Dear members of the Assembly, On behalf of the European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance, I would like to raise two points around bringing justice back. The first is about the model or to administer justice against Daesh foreign fighters. The struggle to decide on it erodes trust on international cooperation efforts. I believe we have to narrow down our options towards international tribunal leaving the options of the United Nations or the common European Union... 13/10/2022 | 12:35:15 Dear Mr President, Dear rapporteur, Dear colleagues, Every day brings more grave news about Russia's atrocities in Ukraine. Recently, Zaporizhia has become among the favourite targets of Russia's military, alongside with other cities. Other recent outrageous actions of the Russian military include shooting down convoys of civilians who were trying to escape the occupied territories. A few days ago, we were shocked by a video of Ukrainians being shot and thrown in a mass grave near Kupiansk...

Activities

Reports and committee opinions