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Mr François CALVET

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Les Républicains

FR - 75291 - Paris cedex 06

Working language: French

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 20/11/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 20/11/2020 Representative - France

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 20/11/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Didier MARIE (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 20/11/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr André VALLINI (Full Member): Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)


Last speeches

23/06/2021 | 18:47:17 Madam President, Ladies and gentlemen, The situation of the Crimean Tatars requires our utmost attention today, as this community is facing persecution. The Committee of Ministers has condemned Russia's military action to take illegal possession of Crimea. However, it is now de facto Russian law that applies in that part of Ukraine and it is Russia that is organising the repression of the Tatars under the guise of the fight against terrorism. The Tatars are paying for their refusal to submit... 22/06/2021 | 17:11:38 Mister President, Dear colleagues, I thank our colleagues Mr Andrej HUNKO and Ms Elvira KOVÁCS for allowing us to address the socio-economic issues of the Covid-19 crisis. The Covid-19 pandemic has damaged our economies and societies. Our states have put in place emergency measures to mitigate the effects of the crisis in the very short term. The challenge now is to prepare for a return to normality. Our rapporteur is proposing a very ambitious and, in a way, maximalist vision in budgetary... 21/06/2021 | 18:27:13 Madam President, Ladies and gentlemen, First of all, I would like to thank our colleagues Mr Boriss CILEVIČS and Mr Pere LÓPEZ for their analysis of a very important subject. As Mr Boriss CILEVIČS' report points out, in a living democracy, politicians must be able to exercise their mandate freely. Our Assembly has worked on these issues in the past and must again call on Council of Europe member states to defend the freedom of expression as well as the freedom of assembly of political leaders... 26/01/2021 | 09:51:14 President, colleagues, First of all, I would like to thank our rapporteur for his very comprehensive report. It is true that progress has been made in improving the execution of the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights, but our rapporteur nevertheless stresses the scale of the challenges that remain. Four states deserve particularly close monitoring: the Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine and Romania. More than two thirds of the applications pending before the Court concern these...