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Ms Thorhildur Sunna ÆVARSDÓTTIR

News

15/04/2021 | Equality and Non-Discrimination Committee condemns “grave human rights violations” committed against Crimean Tatars 19/03/2021 | Standing Committee States must do much more to combat money-laundering 03/02/2021 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights PACE rapporteurs react to imprisonment of Alexei Navalny 24/01/2021 | News Assembly Rapporteurs react to the arrests of supporters of Alexei Navalny 09/11/2020 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Strengthening Financial Intelligence Units and improving confiscation of illegal assets 22/09/2020 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Azerbaijan: PACE rapporteurs welcome decision to release Tofig Yagublu to house arrest 04/09/2020 | Monitoring Azerbaijan: PACE rapporteurs express concern at sentence for opposition politician 31/07/2020 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Rapporteurs respond to reports of mass arrests of demonstrators in Azerbaijan 24/04/2020 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Rapporteur responds to Azerbaijan court’s acquittal of Ilgar Mammadov and Rasul Jafarov 25/03/2020 | Monitoring COVID-19: Rapporteurs outraged by the Azerbaijani government’s reliance on the pandemic to justify political repression 18/03/2020 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Rapporteur welcomes Azerbaijan's release of Afgan Mukhtarli, calls for immediate action on all cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan 30/01/2020 | Session Azerbaijan has a political prisoners 'problem', says PACE, urging review of reported cases and wider reform 14/01/2020 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Rapporteur condemns exclusion of candidates from Azerbaijani elections as ‘undemocratic’ 10/12/2019 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee finds Azerbaijan has a ‘systemic’ problem of political prisoners, urges reform and review of reported cases 09/04/2019 | Session PACE calls for an end to sexism and sexual harassment in parliaments 19/03/2019 | Legal Affairs and Human Rights Rapporteurs welcome presidential pardon of prisoners in Azerbaijan, call for release of all political prisoners 19/03/2019 | Monitoring Rapporteurs welcome presidential pardon of prisoners in Azerbaijan, call for release of all political prisoners 07/03/2019 | Equality and Non-Discrimination Stop sexism and sexual harassment in parliaments 26/04/2018 | Session The Assembly concerned about certain aspects of the Copenhagen Declaration

Motions, Written Declarations, Questions

10/09/2020 | Doc. 15137 | Motion for a resolution Fighting and preventing excessive and unjustified use of force by the law enforcement officers 05/02/2020 | Doc. 15080 | Motion for a resolution How to move forward to make businesses more responsible for human rights abuses? 04/02/2020 | Doc. 15071 | Motion for a resolution Prevention of abuse of mutual legal co-operation with respect to refugees and asylum seekers 04/02/2020 | Doc. 15073 | Motion for a resolution The Parliamentary Assembly’s role in developing a systematic approach to cope with global epidemic outbreaks 31/01/2020 | Doc. 15065 | Written declaration Call for opinion on the Venice Commission regarding the situation of dismissed public servants in Turkey 31/01/2020 | Doc. 15061 | Written declaration Defend the rights of Julian Assange and the freedom of the press 31/01/2020 | Doc. 15062 | Written declaration Persecution of civil society in Kazakhstan: personal sanctions must be imposed and trade co-operation reviewed 31/01/2020 | Doc. 15060 | Written declaration Protecting the right to political representation in Catalonia 30/01/2020 | Doc. 15057 | Written declaration The Turkish authorities must drop all charges against LGBTI activists who participated in Pride 27/01/2020 | Doc. 15040 | Motion for a resolution Media freedom, public trust and the people’s right to know 09/01/2020 | Doc. 15030 | Motion for a resolution Stopping harassment of women and men speaking out for the right to abort 08/10/2019 | Doc. 14993 | Written declaration Call for the immediate lifting of a travel ban placed on Resit Ekinci from Recklinghausen, Germany 04/10/2019 | Doc. 14987 | Motion for a resolution The fight for a level playing field – ending discrimination against women in the world of sport 04/10/2019 | Doc. 14983 | Written declaration The international community must respond to mass arrests and political prosecution in Kazakhstan 04/10/2019 | Doc. 14984 | Written declaration The Russian Federation must release all Ukrainian political prisoners 04/10/2019 | Doc. 14992 | Motion for a resolution The Parliamentary Assembly must contribute to restoring peace in Ukraine 03/10/2019 | Doc. 14980 | Motion for a recommendation Ratification of the Istanbul convention by the United Kingdom 03/10/2019 | Doc. 14982 | Written declaration The Polish authorities must take action to eliminate hate speech by politicians and other public figures and ensure the rights to freedom of assembly and expression for LGBTI members of society 02/10/2019 | Doc. 14979 | Written declaration The role of the Polish National Television in the upcoming elections 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14870 | Written declaration Concerns about reports of crackdown on members of the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14872 | Written declaration The Armenian authorities must take action to protect LGBTI persons from violence and discrimination 03/07/2019 | Doc. 14877 | Written declaration Right to know and access to information in Italy 28/06/2019 | Doc. 14934 | Written declaration The human rights of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 28/06/2019 | Doc. 14938 | Written declaration Safeguard the democratic rights of Catalan parliamentarians 26/06/2019 | Doc. 14925 | Motion for a resolution Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Geneva conventions: the contribution of the Council of Europe to the increasing synergy between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law 24/04/2019 | Doc. 14820 | Written declaration Assistance funds for the judiciary in Kazakhstan: need for an audit 12/04/2019 | Doc. 14878 | Motion for a resolution Addressing the issue of Daesh foreign fighters and their families returning from Syria and other countries to the member States of the Council of Europe 12/04/2019 | Doc. 14879 | Motion for a resolution Alleged violations of LGBTI+ rights in the Caucasus region 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14872 | Written declaration The Armenian authorities must take action to protect LGBTI persons from violence and discrimination 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14877 | Written declaration Right to know and access to information in Italy 10/04/2019 | Doc. 14870 | Written declaration Concerns about reports of crackdown on members of the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan 24/01/2019 | Doc. 14820 | Written declaration Assistance funds for the judiciary in Kazakhstan: need for an audit 22/01/2019 | Doc. 14802 | Motion for a resolution Should politicians be prosecuted for statements made in the exercise of their mandate? 22/01/2019 | Doc. 14807 | Motion for a resolution Possibility for remote participation in committee meetings outside Parliamentary Assembly sessions 22/01/2019 | Doc. 14810 | Motion for a resolution Promoting parliaments free of sexism and sexual harassment 12/10/2018 | Doc. 14650 | Motion for a resolution Judges in Poland and in the Republic of Moldova must remain independent 11/10/2018 | Doc. 14645 | Motion for a resolution Pushback action by member States 26/09/2018 | Doc. 14628 | Motion for a recommendation Justice by algorithm – the role of artificial intelligence in policing and criminal justice systems 29/06/2018 | Doc. 14599 | Motion for a resolution Undue influence of financial capital in political systems of microstates of the Council of Europe 28/06/2018 | Doc. 14596 | Motion for a resolution Dietary-related ill health 26/06/2018 | Doc. 14587 | Motion for a resolution Drug policy and human rights in Europe: a baseline study 09/05/2018 | Doc. 14488 | Written declaration Turkey must restore the right to freedom of expression and assembly to LGBTI persons 26/04/2018 | Doc. 14545 | Motion for a resolution Ethnic profiling in Europe: a matter of high concern 26/04/2018 | Doc. 14548 | Motion for a resolution The protection of victims of forced displacement under international law 24/04/2018 | Doc. 14538 | Motion for a resolution Political prisoners in Azerbaijan 06/03/2018 | Doc. 14508 | Motion for a recommendation An ambitious Council of Europe agenda for gender equality 06/03/2018 | Doc. 14507 | Motion for a resolution Achievements and challenges in implementing the Istanbul Convention on violence against women 25/01/2018 | Doc. 14488 | Written declaration Turkey must restore the right to freedom of expression and assembly to LGBTI persons 23/01/2018 | Doc. 14478 | Motion for a resolution Concerted action on human trafficking 23/01/2018 | Doc. 14479 | Motion for a resolution Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination and the rule of law, in Malta and beyond: ensuring that the whole truth emerges 23/01/2018 | Doc. 14482 | Motion for a resolution European weapons and funds for Daesh 30/06/2017 | Doc. 14382 | Motion for a resolution The continuing need to restore human rights and the rule of law in the North Caucasus region 29/06/2017 | Doc. 14375 | Motion for a resolution Withdrawing citizenship as a measure to combat terrorism: a human rights-compatible approach? 28/06/2017 | Doc. 14356 | Written declaration Protest against the death penalty in Egypt 27/06/2017 | Doc. 14353 | Motion for a resolution The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – how parliaments and member States of the Council of Europe can contribute 25/04/2017 | Doc. 14296 | Motion for a resolution A two-State solution in Israel and Palestine

Votes

27/01/2021 | Doc. 15205, vote on the draft text for resolution Restrictions on NGO activities in Council of Europe member States 27/01/2021 | Doc. 15205, vote on the draft text for recommendation Restrictions on NGO activities in Council of Europe member States 30/01/2020 | Doc. 15055, vote on the draft text for resolution International obligations concerning the repatriation of children from war and conflict zones 30/01/2020 | Doc. 15055, vote on the draft text for recommendation International obligations concerning the repatriation of children from war and conflict zones 30/01/2020 | Doc. 15020, vote on the draft text for resolution Reported cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan 30/01/2020 | Doc. 15020, vote on the draft text for recommendation Reported cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15015, vote on the draft text for resolution The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the workplace 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15015, vote on the draft text for recommendation The protection of freedom of religion or belief in the workplace 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15024, vote on the draft text for resolution Complementary joint procedure between the Committee of Ministers and the Parliamentary Assembly in response to a serious violation by a member State of its statutory obligations 29/01/2020 | Doc. 15050, vote on the draft text for resolution Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 28/01/2020 | Doc. 15025, vote on the draft text for resolution The functioning of democratic institutions in Poland 28/01/2020 | Doc. 15021, vote on the draft text for resolution Threats to media freedom and journalists’ security in Europe 28/01/2020 | Doc. 15021, vote on the draft text for recommendation Threats to media freedom and journalists’ security in Europe 03/10/2019 | Doc. 14971, vote on the draft text for resolution Saving lives in the Mediterranean Sea: the need for an urgent response 03/10/2019 | Doc. 14965, vote on the draft text for resolution Obstetrical and gynaecological violence 03/10/2019 | Doc. 14955, vote on the draft text for resolution A legal status for "climate refugees" 02/10/2019 | Doc. 14953, vote on the draft text for resolution Ombudsman institutions in Europe - the need for a set of common standards 02/10/2019 | Doc. 14953, vote on the draft text for recommendation Ombudsman institutions in Europe - the need for a set of common standards 01/10/2019 | Doc. 14958, vote on the draft text for resolution Improving the protection of whistle-blowers all over Europe 01/10/2019 | Doc. 14958, vote on the draft text for recommendation Improving the protection of whistle-blowers all over Europe 27/06/2019 | Doc. 14902, vote on the draft text for resolution Shedding light on the murder of Boris Nemtsov 26/06/2019 | Doc. 14922, vote on the draft text for resolution Challenge, on substantive grounds, of the still unratified credentials of the parliamentary delegation of the Russian Federation 26/06/2019 | Doc. 14906, vote on the draft text for resolution Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination and the rule of law in Malta and beyond: ensuring that the whole truth emerges 25/06/2019 | Doc. 14908, vote on the draft text for resolution The Istanbul Convention on violence against women: achievements and challenges 25/06/2019 | Doc. 14907, vote on the draft text for resolution Towards an ambitious Council of Europe agenda for gender equality 25/06/2019 | Doc. 14907, vote on the draft text for recommendation Towards an ambitious Council of Europe agenda for gender equality 24/06/2019 | Doc. 14900, vote on the draft text for resolution Strengthening the decision-making process of the Parliamentary Assembly concerning credentials and voting 12/04/2019 | Doc. 14835, vote on the draft text for recommendation Anonymous donation of sperm and oocytes: balancing the rights of parents, donors and children 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14849, vote on the draft text for resolution Modification of various provisions of the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14847, vote on the draft text for resolution Laundromats: responding to new challenges in the international fight against organised crime, corruption and money laundering 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14847, vote on the draft text for recommendation Laundromats: responding to new challenges in the international fight against organised crime, corruption and money laundering 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14837, vote on the draft text for resolution The situation of migrants and refugees on the Greek islands: more needs to be done 11/04/2019 | Doc. 14837, vote on the draft text for recommendation The situation of migrants and refugees on the Greek islands: more needs to be done 10/04/2019 | Doc. 14863, vote on the draft text for resolution Role and mission of the Parliamentary Assembly: main challenges for the future 10/04/2019 | Doc. 14863, vote on the draft text for recommendation Role and mission of the Parliamentary Assembly: main challenges for the future 09/04/2019 | Doc. 14850, vote on the draft text for resolution Establishment of a European Union mechanism on democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights 09/04/2019 | Doc. 14850, vote on the draft text for recommendation Establishment of a European Union mechanism on democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights 09/04/2019 | Doc. 14843, vote on the draft text for resolution Promoting parliaments free of sexism and sexual harassment 09/04/2019 | Doc. 14843, vote on the draft text for recommendation Promoting parliaments free of sexism and sexual harassment 25/01/2019 | Doc. 14790, vote on the draft text for resolution Withdrawing nationality as a measure to combat terrorism: a human rights-compatible approach? 25/01/2019 | Doc. 14790, vote on the draft text for recommendation Withdrawing nationality as a measure to combat terrorism: a human rights-compatible approach? 25/01/2019 | Doc. 14788, vote on the draft text for resolution Improving follow-up to CPT recommendations: enhanced role of the Parliamentary Assembly and of national parliaments 25/01/2019 | Doc. 14788, vote on the draft text for recommendation Improving follow-up to CPT recommendations: enhanced role of the Parliamentary Assembly and of national parliaments 24/01/2019 | Doc. 14812, vote on the draft text for resolution The worsening situation of opposition politicians in Turkey: what can be done to protect their fundamental rights in a Council of Europe member State? 22/01/2019 | Doc. 14791, vote on the draft text for resolution Updating guidelines to ensure fair referendums in Council of Europe member States 22/01/2019 | Doc. 14661, vote on the draft text for resolution Sergei Magnitsky and beyond – fighting impunity by targeted sanctions 22/01/2019 | Doc. 14787, vote on the draft text for resolution Compatibility of Sharia law with the European Convention on Human Rights: can States Parties to the Convention be signatories to the “Cairo Declaration”? 12/10/2018 | Doc. 14618, vote on the draft text for resolution Deal-making in criminal proceedings: the need for minimum standards for trial waiver systems 12/10/2018 | Doc. 14618, vote on the draft text for recommendation Deal-making in criminal proceedings: the need for minimum standards for trial waiver systems 12/10/2018 | Doc. 14607, vote on the draft text for resolution The crash of Polish Air Force Tu-154M transporting the Polish State delegation, on 10 April 2010 on the Russian Federation's territory 10/10/2018 | Doc. 14620, vote on the draft text for resolution Private and family life: achieving equality regardless of sexual orientation 10/10/2018 | Doc. 14619, vote on the draft text for resolution Unlimited access to member States, including “grey zones”, by Council of Europe and United Nations human rights monitoring bodies 10/10/2018 | Doc. 14619, vote on the draft text for recommendation Unlimited access to member States, including “grey zones”, by Council of Europe and United Nations human rights monitoring bodies 09/10/2018 | Doc. 14583, vote on the draft text for resolution The treatment of Palestinian minors in the Israeli justice system 29/06/2018 | Doc. 14573, vote on the draft text for resolution Empowering women in the economy 28/06/2018 | Doc. 14591, vote on the draft text for resolution Ukrainian citizens detained as political prisoners by the Russian Federation 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14570, vote on the draft text for resolution New restrictions on NGO activities in Council of Europe member States 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14570, vote on the draft text for recommendation New restrictions on NGO activities in Council of Europe member States 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14571, vote on the draft text for resolution Extra-territorial processing of asylum claims and the creation of safe refugee shelters abroad 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14571, vote on the draft text for recommendation Extra-territorial processing of asylum claims and the creation of safe refugee shelters abroad 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14575, vote on the draft text for resolution Human rights impact of the “external dimension” of European Union asylum and migration policy: out of sight, out of rights? 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14575, vote on the draft text for recommendation Human rights impact of the “external dimension” of European Union asylum and migration policy: out of sight, out of rights? 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14586, vote on the draft text for resolution International obligations of Council of Europe member States: to protect life at sea 27/06/2018 | Doc. 14586, vote on the draft text for recommendation International obligations of Council of Europe member States: to protect life at sea 26/06/2018 | Doc. 14569, vote on the draft text for resolution The humanitarian situation of refugees in the countries neighbouring Syria 26/06/2018 | Doc. 14567, vote on the draft text for resolution Protecting human rights defenders in Council of Europe member States 26/06/2018 | Doc. 14567, vote on the draft text for recommendation Protecting human rights defenders in Council of Europe member States 26/04/2018 | Doc. 14539, vote on the draft text for recommendation Copenhagen Declaration, appreciation and follow-up 25/04/2018 | Doc. 14526, vote on the draft text for resolution The protection of editorial integrity 25/04/2018 | Doc. 14505, vote on the draft text for resolution The status of journalists in Europe 24/04/2018 | Doc. 14506, vote on the draft text for resolution State of emergency: proportionality issues concerning derogations under Article 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights 24/04/2018 | Doc. 14506, vote on the draft text for recommendation State of emergency: proportionality issues concerning derogations under Article 15 of the European Convention on Human Rights 25/01/2018 | Doc. 14484, vote on the draft text for resolution The Israeli-Palestinian peace process: the role of the Council of Europe 29/06/2017 | Doc. 14337, vote on the draft text for resolution Putting an end to sexual violence and harassment of women in public space 29/06/2017 | Doc. 14340, vote on the draft text for resolution The implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights 29/06/2017 | Doc. 14340, vote on the draft text for recommendation The implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights 28/06/2017 | Doc. 14342, vote on the draft text for resolution A comprehensive humanitarian and political response to the migration and refugee crisis in Europe 28/06/2017 | Doc. 14342, vote on the draft text for recommendation A comprehensive humanitarian and political response to the migration and refugee crisis in Europe 28/06/2017 | Doc. 14341, vote on the draft text for resolution Human rights implications of the European response to transit migration across the Mediterranean 28/06/2017 | Doc. 14335, vote on the draft text for resolution Migration as an opportunity for European development 28/06/2017 | Doc. 14335, vote on the draft text for recommendation Migration as an opportunity for European development 28/06/2017 | Doc. 14329, vote on the draft text for resolution Integration of refugees in times of critical pressure: learning from recent experience and examples of best practice 27/06/2017 | Doc. 14338, vote on the draft text for resolution Recognition and implementation of the principle of accountability in the Parliamentary Assembly 27/04/2017 | Doc. 14298, vote on the draft text for resolution Alarming developments in Hungary: draft NGO law restricting civil society and possible closure of the European Central University 27/04/2017 | Doc. 14260, vote on the draft text for recommendation The protection of the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities 27/04/2017 | Doc. 14260, vote on the draft text for resolution The protection of the rights of parents and children belonging to religious minorities 26/04/2017 | Doc. 14284, vote on the draft text for resolution Protecting refugee women from gender-based violence 26/04/2017 | Doc. 14280, vote on the draft text for resolution 25 years of the CPT: achievements and areas for improvement 26/04/2017 | Doc. 14280, vote on the draft text for recommendation 25 years of the CPT: achievements and areas for improvement 26/04/2017 | Doc. 14277, vote on the draft text for resolution Abusive use of the Interpol system: the need for more stringent legal safeguards 25/04/2017 | Doc. 14282, vote on the draft text for resolution The functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey 25/04/2017 | Doc. 14083, vote on the draft text for resolution Human rights in the North Caucasus: what follow-up to Resolution 1738 (2010)? 25/04/2017 | Doc. 14287, vote on the draft text for resolution Fighting income inequality as a means of fostering social cohesion and economic development