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Ms Krista BAUMANE (Latvia, ALDE)


In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 24/01/2022 to 22/01/2023
  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe from 21/06/2021 to 23/01/2022

In the Assembly

  • from 21/06/2021 to 22/01/2023 Representative - Latvia

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) (from 24/01/2022 to 22/01/2023)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 21/06/2021 to 22/01/2023)
  • Alternate of Mr Boriss CILEVIČS (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 21/06/2021 to 22/01/2023)


Last speeches

13/10/2022 | 19:05:56 In addition to what my co-rapporteur said about the sources of our information on which we base the report, I would like to stress how instrumental in this respect was our visit to Bucharest. It enabled us to conduct a direct political dialogue with the authorities. And it should be underscored that all our interlocutors demonstrated openness and very clear political commitments to fulfil all remaining obligations resulting from the membership in the Council of Europe. In our official... 27/04/2022 | 20:23:31 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2)   Mr president, dear colleagues We have heard from our Ukrainian friends in this chamber about the shocking atrocities, war crimes and genocide committed by the Russian Federation. I am deeply moved and impressed by the courage and determination of the people of Ukraine in defending their country and indeed the freedom of Europe against the brutal agressor. We have also heard in this organisation, in past two months since Russia started the... 15/03/2022 | 15:37:35 Dear President, Dear Colleagues, At the end of January, in this chamber, we ratified the credentials of the Russian delegation. One month later, Russia started the war with Ukraine. I can't help but say: we told you so. We have been warning you about Russia's aggression for years. Thank you for finally listening to us. The Baltic countries and others who know very well from personal experience what it means to be occupied in our lifetime. We are gathered here today to decide whether or not... 30/09/2021 | 16:33:03 Thank you. Dear colleagues It is important that we recognise that the situation on the border with Belarus is not a result of unfortunate circumstances. It has been intentionally designed by an illegitimate president in a desperate attempt to hang on to power and retaliate against the sanctions imposed against his regime by the EU and other democratic countries. These aggressive actions of Belarus authorities cause serious challenges to security of European countries. The aim of the Belarus...