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Mr Andreas Sjalg UNNELAND

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Socialist Left Party

NO - 0026 - Oslo 1

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2023 , 2022


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the Unified European Left since 20/06/2022

In the Assembly

  • since 20/06/2022 Substitute - Norway

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

  • Alternate of Mr Even ERIKSEN (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 20/06/2022)


Last speeches

25/01/2023 | 19:03:40 Thank you, Mister President, A life free of violence is a human right. Therefore we have a responsibility to act when half of the population is at greater risk of violence and sexual abuse. Estimates published by the World Health Organization indicate that globally about 1 in 3 women have been subject to violence. As the rapporteur said at the beginning of this debate: this convention saves lives. The Istanbul Convention remains the best international framework for protecting women from... 24/01/2023 | 10:21:56 I would like to compliment the rapporteur for her great work and this important report. I would like to emphasise that war inflicts damage on all people, the environment, cultures, and civilisations. Aggressors that afflict war on other countries are showing contempt for life itself. One of the most degrading sides of war is conflict-related sexual violence. It is one of the worst atrocities of war, and it is used to humiliate, violate and ruin the minds and bodies of victims. Women are... 11/10/2022 | 18:11:03 Thank you, Mister President. I would like to compliment the rapporteur for his work and for such a concise and important report.  We are now in a building and we are members of an institution dedicated to peace and the struggle for human rights. The Council of Europe was created in the wake of a devastating world war. A world war in which racism, antisemitism, hatred for minorities were such a strong motivator that our continent was left in ruins. We are all a product of the historic lesson... 24/06/2022 | 10:23:39 Thank you, President. I would like to compliment the rapporteur for her work and for such a concise and specific report. The pandemic showed that we are not only fighting a disease that kills. We are also fighting the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories. As the report says clearly, vaccines are one of the inventions that have saved the most lives in human history. They represent a giant leap in medicine. Vaccines have been thoroughly tested and proven to have enormous effect...