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Mr Rostyslav TISTYK (Ukraine, EC/DA)

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Servant of the People

Interparliamentary Relations Directorate
UA - 01008 - Kyiv

Working language: English

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In the political groups

  • Member: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 22/01/2024

In the Assembly

  • since 22/01/2024 Substitute - Ukraine

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

  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the European Social Charter (since 18/04/2024)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Children (since 18/04/2024)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Public Health and Sustainable Development (since 18/04/2024)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize (since 25/03/2024)
  • Alternate of Ms Lesia ZABURANNA (Full Member): Committee on Social Affairs, Health and Sustainable Development (since 22/01/2024)


Last speeches

19/04/2024 | 11:39:41 Mr President, Dear colleagues, Dear participants, Today I would like to address you on an important and relevant topic: the protection of children against online violence. The Internet plays a huge role in children's lives. It is a source of learning, entertainment and communication. However, along with many positive aspects, it also conceals threats, including violence. Today, officially 25% of Ukrainian children are sexually abused and exploited online. Especially in times of war... 18/04/2024 | 16:05:41 Yes, your Excellency, Dear Vice-President, Dear colleagues, Dear participants, Today I want to talk you about the importance of adopting a draft framework convention on artificial intelligence, human rights, democracy, and the rule of law. Artificial intelligence is becoming more and more pervasive in our daily lives. It's changing the way we work, learn, communicate, and make decisions. However, alone with the many benefits the AI brings, it also raises serious ethical and legal issues. The... 26/01/2024 | 11:11:54 Thank you, Mister President. [said in French] Dear colleagues, I express my gratitude to the rapporteur for addressing the vital issue of child abuse in institutions in Europe, which is vital for every society. In Europe we must never again turn a blind eye to the abuse of children, whether they have been victims of gratuitous violence, ill treatment or sexual predators in public, private or religious institutions that are supposed to be safe havens. Too many children's futures have been... 25/01/2024 | 19:19:56 Thank you, Mister President. I express my gratitude to the rapporteur for addressing the vital issue of media freedom and the safety of journalists, which is fundamental to a true democracy. Media freedom as a pillar of democracy becomes especially important in modern conditions, when the world is affected by information wars, manipulations, and propaganda. Today Ukrainians feel this influence especially painfully. In the conditions of the information war with Russia which is hundreds of...