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Activities of Jarosław DUDA related to 2021/2099(INI)

Plenary speeches (1)

EU Citizenship Report 2020 (debate)
2022/03/09
Dossiers: 2021/2099(INI)

Shadow reports (1)

REPORT on the EU Citizenship Report 2020: empowering citizens and protecting their rights
2022/02/03
Committee: PETI
Dossiers: 2021/2099(INI)
Documents: PDF(181 KB) DOC(69 KB)
Authors: [{'name': 'Yana TOOM', 'mepid': 124700}]

Amendments (23)

Amendment 1 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 1 a (new)
— having regard to the European Commission Report of 17 June 2020 on the Impact of Demographic Change in Europe,
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 2 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 1 b (new)
— having regard to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 3 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 1 c (new)
— having regard Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies,
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 4 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 1 d (new)
— having regard to the European Commission Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities2021-2030,
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 5 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 1 e (new)
— having regard to Green Paper on Ageing Fostering solidarity and responsibility between generations (COM(2021) 50 final),
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 6 #
Motion for a resolution
Citation 1 f (new)
— having regard to EESC Report on The need to guarantee real rights for persons with disabilities to vote in European Parliament elections,
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 23 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital C a (new)
C a. whereas the pandemic has a particular negative impact on the situation of people with disabilities and the elderly, significantly reducing the enjoyment of their rights;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 33 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital G
G. whereas persons with disabilities still face legal, practical and physical barriers to effectively exercising their right to vote and to be elected, the right to access information on election regulations and procedures, election programs and debates in formats adapted to the needs of people with various types of disabilities, and thus continue to be under-represented in elections; whereas data on the electoral participation of under- represented groups remains limited;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 38 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H a (new)
H a. whereas access to goods and services, including public services, increasingly requires digital skills;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 40 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H b (new)
H b. whereas digital transformation brings opportunities and threats for all generations, especially the elderly. Bearing in mind that technological changes may entail threats for elderly people who do not have adequate knowledge, skills and access to digital technology. Bearing in mind that elderly people are often victims of discrimination, violence, isolation and loneliness, exclusion and limitation of autonomy i. a. by introducing digital solutions that do not take into account the needs of this group of citizens;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 41 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H c (new)
H c. whereas the elderly people are a committed group of citizens, making an important valuable contribution to society by participating in voluntary activities, social initiatives, and supporting and caring for dependents;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 43 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 1
1. Takes note of the Commission’s report entitled ‘EU Citizenship Report 2020 – Empowering citizens and protecting their rights’ and welcomes the Commission’s continued commitment to uphold the rights of EU citizens, including regular assessment of opportunities and barriers in exercising civil rights by people from disadvantaged groups, including people with disabilities and the elderly; regrets the fact that only 2 out of 18 actions proposed by the Commission are legislative in nature; stresses the need for a comprehensive assessment of the rights of EU citizens and for well-defined and concrete commitments, actions and legislative initiatives for the next three years;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 51 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 2
2. Recalls that, while being at the core of the European project, the freedom of movement has been severely affected by the unprecedented health crisis brought by the COVID-19 outbreak and the related national emergency measures, including travel restrictions and themporary reintroduction of internal border controls; reiterates that these measures have had a significant negative impact on private lives, work, families and economic and social conditions as evidenced by a large number of petitions; stresses that all national emergency measures should be proportionate to their initial aim of containing the COVID-19 outbreak; calls on the Commission, in this regard, to continue monitoring COVID-19 measures and their effect on EU citizenship rights; urges the Member States to phase out national emergency measures as soon as they are no longer necessary; underlines that the COVID -19 pandemic has a negative impact on the well-being and mental health of citizens, especially young people and the elderly;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 55 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 2 a (new)
2 a. Notes that people with disabilities face difficulties in exercising their rights to free movement, access to education, employment and cultural goods due to the lack of a mutual recognition mechanism for the status of a person with a disability; calls on the European Commission and the Member States to introduce the EU Disability Card to the fullest extent;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 59 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 3
3. Is concerned by the many obstacles that rainbow families still face when they exercise their right to move to another Member State resulting from differences in national legal rules on the recognition of same-sex couples and of the parent-child relationship; urges the Commission and the Member States to implement the recommendations laid down in its resolution on LGBTIQ rights in the EU, including its call for the Commission to examine whether all Member States comply with the judgment of 5 June 2018 in case C-673/16, Relu Adrian Coman and Others v Inspectoratul General pentru Imigrări and Ministerul Afacerilor Interne17 and to include this judgment in the upcoming revision of the guidelines; _________________ 17 Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union of 5 June 2018, Relu Adrian Coman and Others v Inspectoratul General pentru Imigrări and Ministerul Afacerilor Interne, C-673/16, EU:C:2018:385.;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 63 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 4
4. Recalls that freedom of movement is not only challenged by major global events; notes with regret that, as revealed by the many petitions received in this field, EU citizens and long-term residents still encounter legal, administrative or practical obstacles when moving to another Member State, in particular as regards social benefits, health insurance and tax regimes, as well as the recognition of professional qualifications; highlights that these obstacles often include discriminatory administrative requirements which only can be fulfilled by citizens, such as possession of a national identity document that is only issued to citizens, or arbitrary requirements for documents which are not usually issued in other Member States; calls on the Commission to investigate discriminatory administrative practices in Member States, in particular at local level;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 70 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 5
5. Stresses that statelessness is a barrier to enjoying EU citizenship rights; regrets the lack of rights conferred through EU long-term resident status and the possibility for Member States to impose limits on free movement; is deeply concerned that only EU citizens are protected from discrimination under the acquis; stresses that as a result, stateless persons with long-term residency status cannot enjoy free movement of persons or services, are not covered by Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas18 (the Visa Code), and do not enjoy rights equal to those in, for example, Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/2003 of 27 November 2003 concerning jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial matters and the matters of parental responsibility19 (the Brussels IIa Regulation); calls on the Commission to revise Council Directive 2003/109/EC concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents20 and to introduce opportunities to approximate EU long-term resident status to EU citizen status; _________________ 18 OJ L 243, 15.9.2009, p. 1. 19 OJ L 338, 23.12.2003, p. 1. 20 OJ L 16, 23.1.2004, p. 44.deleted
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 73 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6
6. Welcomes the announcement of the Commission to review the rules on consular protection; urginvites the European Commission to ensure assistance for EU citizens of unrepresented Member States; stresses that Member States also issue travel documents to persons who are not their citizens such as stateless persons; deplores the fact that consular protection is in sominclude in this review an assessment of the accessibility of consular protection for persons with various types of disabilities; urges the Commission to ensure cases only guaranteed to citizens and leaves stateless persons completely unprotecsistance for EU citizens of unrepresented Member Stateds; urges the Commission and the Member States to include the right to consular protection for persons who are issued a travel document by a Member State even if they are not a citizen of that state;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 76 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 a (new)
6 a. Welcomes the declaration of the European Commission to work with Member States and the European Parliament to guarantee political rights of persons with disabilities on equal basis with others and in particular to ensure that this right is enjoyed in the next European Parliament elections;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 78 #
7. Welcomes the Commission’s intention, announced in its EU Citizenship Report 2020, to update the directives on the voting rights of mobile EU citizens in municipal and European elections (Council Directives 94/80/EC and 93/109/EC); stresses, in this regard, the urgency of removing all barriers and difficulties which hinder the exercise of voting rights, including by persons with disabilities, increasing and facilitating the provision of information on European elections and voting procedures (possibly through a fully accessible, single EU-wide information platform), and exploring and implementing remote voting options, including electronic voting, in order to increase and facilitate democratic participation. Recalls that in some Member States people with disabilities being under various protective measures (like guardianship) are automatically excluded from political participation and thus denied the right to vote. Stresses the need to move away from this drastic solution in favour of supporting people with disabilities in selected areas of life; calls on the European Commission to promote and disseminate good practices in this field;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 83 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 8
8. Recalls, furthermore, that the electoral rights of EU citizens living abroad is frequently the subject matter of petitions; is concernednotes that several Member States deprive their citizens of their right to vote in national parliamentary elections once they move to another EU country; believes that the disenfranchisement of EU citizens on the grounds of their residence abroad, along with the non-recognition of their right to vote in national elections in the country of residence, might hinders the freedom of movement and might results in the denial of the fundamental right to political participation; highlights that several Member States have disenfranchised long-term residents from local and European elections, while others have made political party membership subject to nationality; calls on the Commission to explore legal avenues to make the Member States concerned abolish disenfranchisement rulewhich are citizens of another EU Member State from local and European elections;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 85 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 8 a (new)
8 a. Emphasizes that over 60% of the respondents participating in the public consultation on the 2020 European Citizenship Report thought that not enough is being done to inform citizens about their EU citizens rights, calls on the EC and the Member States to promote the knowledge on this subject, in formats friendly and accessible to recipients of all age groups and all types of disabilities;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI
Amendment 90 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 10
10. Calls for the establishment of an online one-stop-shop centralising all EU participatory instruments, providing information, advice and support, in formats accessible to people with different types of disabilities, on engaging with the EU, thereby helping users to identify and use the most appropriate channel; trusts that such a one- stop-shop would streamline the use of the different participatory instruments while fully unlocking their potential;
2021/11/19
Committee: PETI