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13/10/2023 | 11:38:25 Thank you, Madam President. Dear colleagues, Thinking holistically in terms of health and focusing on the mental well-being of children and adolescents; that is our theme today. I thank the two colleagues, Ms Diana STOICA and Mr Simon MOUTQUIN, for their important contributions. They clearly show that crises such as the Corona pandemic, the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, the current terrorist attacks in Israel, or the climate crisis are putting a great deal of psychological strain... 20/06/2023 | 19:16:30 Thank you, Mister President, Chères collègues, ["Dear Colleagues," in French] First of all, I would like to congratulate Ms Selin SAYEK BÖKE very warmly on this report. It is absolutely necessary, and it is good that we are discussing it today. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us some weaknesses in our system. These must now be worked through and understood. We need to prevent future crises at an early stage with appropriate measures. To do this, we absolutely must strengthen the World Health... 13/10/2022 | 18:17:17 First of all, I would like to thank Ms Edite ESTRELA for this very important motion. It shows us abundantly clearly that we still have to fight for women's rights in all areas of our society. In the world of sports, too, women are, unfortunately, disadvantaged. Women earn less than men in the same sports discipline. Often, women have to take on a second job in addition to their training and competitions in order to finance their lives. They are subjected to discriminatory and sexist comments... 20/06/2022 | 16:43:46 Dear Madam President, Dear Colleagues, Thank you to the rapporteur Mr Momodou Malcolm JALLOW for this excellent initiative. It is very good and important that we renew the 1998 Charter on the role of European political parties in promoting a non-racist society. The report addresses many political and social challenges. It relates them to the political and moral responsibility of parties to work for diversity and inclusion. It is important to address these changes. It is especially important... 26/04/2022 | 17:01:58 Mr Vice-President, Dear colleagues, I am very pleased that we are talking about people with disabilities in this international forum. I would like to dedicate my contribution to people with mental disabilities. Because it is these individuals that we must not lose sight of in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have suffered extremely from loneliness during the Corona restrictions, whether they live in institutions or in residential communities, or in their own homes. When they worked in... 15/03/2022 | 10:29:29 Thank you, Mister President. Dear Colleagues, I will continue now in German. I would also like to extend a special welcome to our Ukrainian colleagues who briefed us yesterday and today on the situation in Ukraine. They let us participate directly and immediately in the terrible events. Therefore, I would like to start by expressing my solidarity and sympathy with Ukraine and its people. What is happening at the moment is terrible. The images of war will remain in our memories forever. Anyone...