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Mr Bjarni JÓNSSON

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Representative
Deputy
Left-Green Movement

Althingi - Parliament of Iceland
IS - 150 - Reykjavik
Iceland

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the Unified European Left since 24/01/2022

In the Assembly

  • since 24/01/2022 Representative - Iceland

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 29/04/2022)
  • Ex officio (Rule 14.3 of the Rules of Procedure): Bureau of the Assembly (since 24/01/2022)
  • Chairperson of national delegation: Standing Committee (since 24/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 24/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 24/01/2022)

Interventions

Last speeches

24/06/2022 | 11:04:18 Thank you, Madam. The negative impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels are fast deteriorating. Where climate hazards interact, creating severe vulnerability, climate and weather extremes are increasingly driving migration in all regions. Climate change is contributing to humanitarian crises around the world, and climate injustice. This should not come as news to us, but it was underlined in the latest IPCC report... 23/06/2022 | 17:47:23 Mister President, To begin with, I want to thank the rapporteur for a sharp review of the development and progress of the partnership for democracy between the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic and our Assembly. The report reflects on many challenges the partnership was meant to navigate through in order to strengthen especially the foundations of democratic rights and security. Before being granted the status of partner for democracy, the Kyrgyz Republic declared that it shared the values... 15/03/2022 | 16:01:35 Mister President, Europe stands united and shocked as war rages in Ukraine and innocent lives are lost every day, communities and families ripped apart, children robbed of the future they dream of. Our thoughts are with the innocent people in Ukraine who are suffering and those who are displaced, seeking shelter. The horrific invasion has already had devastating consequences. I express my deep sadness over the developments we are watching get worse by the day. Iceland strongly condemns the... 27/01/2022 | 17:50:01 Thank you, Madam President I want to start by congratulating the rapporteurs on the excellent report. As reflected by the report, Armenians have indeed faced their sufferings and challenges in a most constructive manner recently, evidenced by recent developments. The situation in Armenia is sensitive and there is a lot to be done when it comes to reconstruction of society. Also, the reconstruction is made even more difficult while the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan is still...

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