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Mr Andreas Sjalg UNNELAND (Norway, UEL)

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Socialist Left Party

NO - 0026 - Oslo 1

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2024 , 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 Jone BLIKRA (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 28/11/2023)
  • Alternate of Mr Even ERIKSEN (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 20/06/2022 to 27/11/2023)


Last speeches

11/10/2023 | 20:03:58 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Thank you president If there is one group society all too often overlooks, it is people with disabilities. But it is not people who are disabled, it is society that is unable. Unable to make arrangements so that all people, regardless of their level of functioning or disability, can participate equally. It is us, as a society that is failing. And it is us, as a society that loses when not everyone can participate and develop. If you have a... 10/10/2023 | 17:38:51 Thank you, President. Us gathering in this Assembly is the result of a continent that learns from its mistakes. The painful memory of the Second World War looms over Europe's history, a war of extermination in which Jews, Roma, queers, and other minorities were targeted for annihilation. Nazism, fascism and the extreme right is the most destructive force known to mankind. We have come a long way from the horrors of the Second World War. Our continent, once shattered by hatred, vowed to... 20/06/2023 | 19:46:30 Thank you, President. Many challenges our world is facing are interconnected and demand a comprehensive response. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown the vulnerabilities of our global healthcare systems. It has laid bare the consequences of fragmented approaches and unilateral actions in addressing public health emergencies. It is time to embrace a new paradigm, recognising the interconnectedness of health, the environment, and social justice. The health of our planet is directly linked to our... 26/04/2023 | 19:38:32 Thank you, President. Since the European Court of Human Rights was established, thousands of judgment on cases related to human rights violations across Europe have been issued. However, issuing judgments alone is not enough. It is equally important to ensure that these judgments are implemented effectively by member States. I would like to focus on one case that highlights the importance of implementing the court's judgments.This is the case of Mr Osman Kavala versus Türkiye. Mr Osman Kavala... 26/04/2023 | 17:49:57 Thank you, President. We stand at a crossroad. A pivotal moment in history. The catastrophic consequences of natural disasters are not mere coincidence, but the result of our collective failure to act on climate change. The damage caused cannot be ignored. Animals are becoming extinct at a record pace, our summers are becoming hotter, the weather wetter and wilder. Natural disasters can strike at any time, they can wreak havoc on our communities. The effects can be devastating and the cost of...