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Ms Stephanie KRISPER (Austria, ALDE)


In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 25/01/2021
  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 27/01/2020 to 25/01/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Substitute - Austria

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

  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (since 10/10/2022)
  • Second Vice-Chairperson: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (from 26/01/2022 to 23/01/2024)
  • Full Member ALDE: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (since 31/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 27/01/2020)
  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings (from 26/01/2021 to 23/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings (since 29/05/2020)
  • Alternate of Ms Petra BAYR (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 27/01/2020)


Last speeches

12/10/2022 | 20:08:02 Thank you very much. Thanks to the colleagues. I'm grateful to hear in many speeches an amount of support by many of you who agree with our reports. I wanted to react to the critical statements if they raised concrete arguments. As to Croatia and Malta, I completely agree that we need European solutions and acknowledge also that some countries have to deal with more arrivals than others, so it is a call for solidarity also from my side. But a higher number of people seeking asylum can never... 12/10/2022 | 18:25:57 Thank you, dear President. As we sit here, more than 100 million people worldwide are displaced due to persecution, conflict, violence, or other human rights abuses. Most of these suffering individuals who flee stay close to their home country. They are also most often in dire and dangerous situations. Only a small percentage of them have the resources, the strength, and the courage to continue to seek security for themselves and their children. What are they experiencing on their way to... 12/10/2022 | 11:28:24 Thank you, dear President, dear colleagues and especially the speaker before me. The report we discussed today leaves no space for doubts. Over the last few years, Türkiye has increasingly denied its population human rights and rule of law. Thus, on behalf of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, I would like to express deep concerns regards Türkiye's respective failure to comply with its obligations as a Council of Europe member State. I will focus on the Istanbul Convention... 24/01/2022 | 18:46:50 Thank you, dear President, dear Madam commissioner, dear colleagues. The new impact on migration and asylum sounds ,for many, fine on the first sight, but on asylum when we see the current situation of refugees and their chance for protection, what we should have in mind for them to be possible to have on European soil, it is time to become attentive and put things straight. Also in writing in the new Pact, what situation do I mean besides many other human rights violations? I mean those... 30/09/2021 | 12:29:57 Thank you dear Mrs President, dear colleagues, best regards from Vienna. When we talk about West Balkans, diplomatic phrases are used in high quantity. We talk about 'strengthening accession prospects' and 'bringing the West Balkans closer to the EU'. But what does 'prospects' mean for a citizen of one of the western Balkan states? What does it mean to young people who struggle for a job, to the residents here who can barely breathe the air in their cities? I believe we should focus our work...