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Mr Sokratis FAMELLOS

Speeches since 2019

29/09/2021 | 17:35:42 Thank you, Mister President. Dear Chair, dear colleagues, The decision to devote this day on the climate and environmental crisis is the least that we can do. I would like to thank all the rapporteurs and the speakers for setting our discussion. This interconnected climate and environmental crisis is deep and systemic. It challenges our society, our institutions, democracy, and basic human rights, where it is time to include the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. But... 21/04/2021 | 18:58:59 Dear president, Dear colleagues, Let me first take this opportunity to note that 54 years ago on the 21st of April there was a black day for democracy in Greece. The establishment of a seven-year military dictatorship. The Council of Europe at that time took a very important initiative to address the violation of democracy of human rights and tortures by the junta in Greece. Our fight for democracy, for human rights and for the rule of law is still relevant today. It remains our main core... 03/10/2019 | 18:03:14 Thank you, Mr Chairman, Dear colleagues, The climate crisis is rapidly evolving. There are commitments, but no true action. We are not moving as fast as we can to stop or deal with the changes that are happening to the Earth's ecosystems. The report on the legal status for climate refugees is based on solid research, and reaches a balanced position with which we agree, and we congratulate the rapporteur. But we must remember that the climate crisis is here. We are dealing with a violent...