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Ms Catarina ROCHA FERREIRA

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Representative
Deputy
PSD

Assembleia da República
PT - 1249-068 - Lisboa cedex
Portugal

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 20/06/2022

In the Assembly

  • since 20/06/2022 Representative - Portugal

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 20/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 20/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (since 23/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Children (since 23/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Human Rights (since 23/06/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights (since 23/06/2022)

Interventions

Last speeches

11/10/2022 | 20:01:45 Dear Mr President, Dear Colleagues, First of all, let me remind this Assembly that the free movement of persons, established by the Treaty of Maastricht in 1992, is a cornerstone of  European Union citizenship. And to this regard, the conclusion of the two Schengen agreements represented a key milestone. In addition, this is a domain in which the Council of Europe has been active since the early years of its existence. It is always important to recall, that this Parliamentary Assembly has... 11/10/2022 | 13:07:28 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2)   Dear Mr President, Dear Colleagues, To start, I would like to remind this Assembly that there is an important friendship to be maintained between the European Union and the Western Balkan countries. As an example, the EU is the leading trade partner for all Western Balkans, with almost 70% of the region's total trade. Taking a close look at the years from 2011 to 2021 we verify that the EU trade with the Western Balkans has grown by almost... 21/06/2022 | 19:51:26 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2)   Thank you, Mr President, Dear Colleagues, Russia’s war in Ukraine is about democracy. Nevertheless, it is also, of course, about Putin’s delusions of reclaiming a fallen empire, illusions of ethno-Russian nationalism, fear about the consequences of NATO and European Union expansion. But at the core, Vladimir Putin’s biggest fear is democracy. For the reason, that Democracy represents a great risk to his autocratic rule. And the democratic...

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