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21 July 2021 In today’s united geopolitical world, we cannot afford to remain silent even here in Slovakia, because everything that happens far away from us concerns us precisely because we are so interconnected. This was stated by Miriam Lexmann during a Bratislava event commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the beginning of the persecution of the Falun Gong movement in China.

09 July 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP, during European Parliament plenary debate on the EU Magnitsky Act, urged the Member States to include acts of corruption within the instrument so that it can be used to target economic and financial enablers of human rights abuses.

08 July 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP led, on behalf of the EPP Group, negotiations on the European Parliament’s urgency resolution on Hong Kong. During the plenary debate, she praised the determination of the people of Hong Kong in light of increasing repressions from the Chinese Communist Party.

06 July 2021 During the Europarlament plenary session in Strasbourg Miriam Lexmann called on the EU Member States to urgently expand the scope of the EU #MagnitskyAct, by drawing on the US Global #MagnitskyAct, and include acts of corruption within the instrument.

05 July 2021 The dignity of the lives of our parents and grandparents is also our mirror. This was stated by Miriam Lexmann in the plenary of the European Parliament in Strasbourg during a speech on the challenges of the EU’s aging policy.

30 June 2021 On the occasion of a 1-year anniversary since the imposition of the so-called national security law for #HongKong, co-chairs of the cross-party EP, including Miriam Lexmann, informal Hong Kong Watch Group wrote a joint letter to EU leaders to #StandWithHongKong.

29 June 2021 The European Parliament’s strongest faction, the EPP, has adopted a resolution with concrete steps calling for EU assistance to the people of Belarus in their struggle for freedom. The resolution was initiated by the Slovak KDH also through Miriam Lexmann and the Czech KDU-ČSL.

25 June 2021 Miriam Lexmann gave an interview for The Voice of the Blind and Visually Impaired in Europe about the EU disability card.

23 June 2021 Miriam Lexmann called on the plenary of the European Parliament to reject the so-called News Matić. The report calls on member states to facilitate access to safe abortions and contraceptive methods, including information on contraception. The document identifies opponents of abortion as “violators of democracy”.

18 June 2021 Miriam Lexmann and Swedish colleague David Lego have initiated a list, signed by 26 MEPs, calling for a thorough investigation into published textbooks for Palestinian children containing hate material, anti-Semitism and support for jihad. The textbooks were funded by EU contributions and published by UNRWA.

12 June 2021 IPAC co-chairs, including Miriam Lexmann, call on G7 leaders to reform global supply chains in light of widespread forced labour abuses in the Uyghur Region.

11 June 2021 Together with colleagues in the European Parliament Miriam Lexamnn continue to call on additional targeted sanctions against Lukashenka and all those responsible for the continued repressions, but also for the European Union to impose sectoral economic sanctions, lifting of which must be made conditional on the release of all political prisoners and end to all repression in Belarus.

8 June 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke today at the EP Plenary in Strasbourg during a debate on the Parliament’s recommendations to the 75th and 76th UN General Assembly. 

8 June 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke today at the EP Plenary debate in Strasbourg on the situation in Belarus. It is time for us to face the reality – targeted sanctions are not sufficient to stop Lukashenka. It is time for sectoral economic sanctions,conditional on the release of all political prisoners, and the end to all repression, said Lexmann.

1 June 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP has denounced the sentencing of Pavel Sevyarynets, co-chairman of the Belarusian Christian Democrats, and 6 other political prisoners by the Lukashenka regime in Belarus. She calls for the immediate release of all political prisoners in Belarus.

31 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a joint letter by a cross-party group of MEPs to EU Foreign Ministers and HRVP Josep Borrell regarding the importance of attending and witnessing the trials of civil activists and political prisoners in Belarus by the EU Delegation and the Member States with Embassies or representations on the ground.

28 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP joined a cross-party statement of MEPs urging the European Union to adopt a firm policy on Iran, to give priority to human rights and to hold to account those responsible for human rights violations and terrorism.

26 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a joint letter from a cross-party group of MEPs, calling on SIEMENS to suspend equipment deliveries to Belarus as part of the project to build backup and peaking power plants in Belarus and to terminate further cooperation with the authoritarian regime, endangering lives and safety of European citizens.

24 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a joint letter by a cross-party group of MEPs, calling on the EU and the international community to urgently react to the ongoing destruction and denaturing of the Armenian cultural and religious heritage in the areas taken over by the Azerbaijani forces in Nagorno-Karabakh.

21 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a joint letter by a cross-party group of MEPs regarding the explosions in the Czech Republic and the call to expel Russian diplomats as a show of solidarity with the Czech Republic.

19 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a joint letter by a cross-party group of MEPs calling on the European Union support an immediate release of illegally detained Armenian prisoners of war held by Azerbaijan

18 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP together with Andrzej Haliciki MEP and Radoslaw Sikorski MEP submitted a joint amendment to the Draft Motion for a Resolution on the EU Global Human Rights Sanctions regime (EU Magnitsky Act), calling on EU Member States to urgently exapand the regime’s scope to include acts of corruption

17 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP submitted amendments to the European Parliament’s report on Russia, calling for the development of a coherent and comprehensive EU strategy towards Russia in line with the EU’s values and principles, and called for the development of EU strategy to be based around concrete scenarios for the future development of EU-Russia relations

15 May 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP submitted amendments to the European Parliament’s report on China, calling for the development of a coherent and comprehensive EU strategy towards the Chinese Communist Party in line with the EU’s values and principles, and has called for the immediate commencement of EU-US Dialogue on China on issues including, developing an ambitious joint democracy and human rights agenda, addressing intellectual property theft by Chinese companies and other areas of common strategic interest

13 April 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP led a cross-party letter supporting trans-Atlantic cooperation on telecommunications development in Central and Eastern Europe. The signatories call for alternatives to China’s 5G technology, citing security concerns.

8 April 2021 Miriam Lexmann took part in an online webinar ‘China’s sanctions on Europe’ organised by the Brookings Institution.

25 February 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP join a cross-party group of MEPs calling on the International Olympic Committee to withdraw the 2022 Games from China and for companies to withdraw their sponsorship due to increasing human rights violations and evidence of genocide against the Uyghurs.

22 February 2021 MEP Miriam Lexmann called importnant to sanctioning oligarchs which are close to undemocratic regimes, which allow for constant human rights violations. In a call for the foreign ministers of the EU member states, he and 204 colleagues called for the introduction of sanctions for corruption.

9 February 2021 Miriam Lexmann MEP published an opinion piece in New Europe on why the EU must stand with the people of Hong Kong and defend the city’s autonomy and freedoms.

7 February 2021 Today is the Day of Solidarity with #Belarus. We cannot fall into indifference, but must continue to stand firm with the Belarusian people against oppression and support their desire for a #free#democratic#sovereign and #prosperous Belarus, said MEP Miriam Lexmann, member of Delegation for relations with Belarus.

5 February 2021 President Macron is wrong. Only by working together with our democratic allies can we address the challenge posed by the CCP and its malign influence. MEP Miriam Lexmann said this in reaction for Politico.eu article.

3 February 2021 The EU cannot remain silent. It is time for a strong statement for the Chinese Communist Party to face consequences for the crimes it has committed and continues to commit.

1 February 2021 Miriam Lexmann participated virtually at the 18th Vienna Congress where she gave a key note speech and participated on a panel discussion ‘From the health crisis to the democratic crisis’?

21 January 2021 It is time for the European Union to act. It is time to defend freedom. It is time to Stand with Hong Kong, said MEP Miriam Lexmann at the EP Plenary Session.

19 January 2021 – Supporting the freedom of religion and belief, and religious tolerance more broadly, is therefore, a key to addressing many of the challenges we’re facing today, said MEP Miriam Lexmann at the EP Plenary Session.

08 January 2021 – The decision to appoint a Special Envoy to promote freedom of religion or belief outside the EU will soon be taken by the EC. In a letter to MEP Miriam Lexmann, EC President Ursula von der Leyen said this, adding that the envoy would have sufficient resources and competences for his work.

16 December 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke today at the EP Plenary on Uyghur forced labour. She called on the EU to rethink its relations with China and to ensure a value-based and consistent approach towards the Chinese Communist Party.

15 December 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP and Reinhard Buetikofer MEP, as co-chairs of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China, write an open letter to the President of the European Commission, President of the European Council and the High Representative, calling on the EU to express solidarity with Australia in light of China’s political and economic pressure.

11 December 2020 The global challenges are not disappearing, and any further delay in the appointment process of EU Special Envoy for the Freedom of Religion and Belief would severely erode the progress made by the Special Envoy in his three year term. MEP Miriam Lexmann wrote for Euractiv.

8 December 2020 Miriam Lexmann and 16 other MEPs wrote European Comission a letter to express their concerns and to ask for immediate reaction to the reports about frequent emergencies at the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant in Astravyets, Belarus.

4 December 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP was among 155 parliamentarians from democratic countries expressing their concerns about the continued unlawful detention of 12 Hong Kong youths in mainland China, without access to their legal representatives, families or medication.

26 November 2020 The Parliament must use all its available democracy support instruments to support the Belarusian people, and I believe the High-Level Mission is an important part of that, said Miriam Lexmann MEP at Plenary session of EP.

23 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP participated in EPP Party Working Group on External Affairs, where she participated in a discussion with Russian opposition leaders Alexey Navalny and Vladimir Milov.

20 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP participated in extraordinary EPP Group meeting on the Future of Christian Democracy. As a member of the EPP Working Group on the Future of Christian Democracy she spoke about a new position paper developed by the Group, and focused on the necessity of Christian Democrats to uphold the principle of subsidiarity and protect life and freedom.

18 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP joint an international open letter initiated by Congressman Ted Yoho calling on the UN Secretary General to address growing human rights violations in China’s Xinjiang province:
https://yoho.house.gov/sites/yoho.house.gov/files/Uyghur%20Letter%20to%20UN.pdf

17 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP was invited to speak at a side event to the International Religious Freedom Ministerial, focusing on the situation of Uyghurs and the human rights violations in China’s Xinjiang province.

10 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke during the AFET committee exchange on the 75th UN General Assembly.

9 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke at online meeting of the Europe-Israel about the Abraham Accords, and the opportunities for peace in the Middle East.

5 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP supported a letter, initiated by Katalin Cseh MEP (Hungary/Renew), calling on the HRVP Josep Borrell concerning the large data leak by the Chinese Zhenua Data Company.

4 November 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP supported a letter, initiated by Michael Gahler MEP (EPP/Germany), calling on the World Health Organisation to invite Taiwan to join the World Health Assembly.

2 November 2020 Miriam Lexman MEP supported a letter, initiated by Charlie Weimers MEP (ECR/Sweden), calling on the European Parliament President David Sassoli to clarify if the acquisition of thermal imaging cameras from the Chinese Hikvision company is in line with the Parliament’s resolutions on human rights violations in China.

28 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke during today’s meeting of the EP Subcommittee on Security & Defence during a discussion focusing on the threat of terrorism. As part of EU response, she called for more focus on societal-resilience building through integration of faith and ethnic groups, and more dialogue and understanding between faiths, cultures and societies around the world.

27 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP initiated a letter signed by 62 MEPs calling on the European Commission to stop all EU financial assistance to the Lukashenka regime, and instead stand with the people of Belarus.

23 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter, initiated by Raphael Glucksmann MEP (S&D, France) concerning the use of Uyghur forced labour by Chinese factories directly supplying EU companies.

22 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP: ‘Brave men and women of Belarus desire to live in a free, democratic, prosperous and sovereign country. They truly deserve the Sakharov Prize, and even more so for their aspirations to come true! We must continue to support freedom & stand against oppression!

20 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke during the October II (remotely) about the current situation in Belarus, calling on the EU to expand the current sanctions list agains those responsible repressions in Belarus, and ensure that the EU gives no financial assistance to the regime.

20 October 2020 The co-chairs and members of the informal Hong Kong Watch Group in the European Parliament have called on European leaders to convene EU-US Dialogue on China.

19 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP participated in the EPP Study Days.

19 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP met with representatives of the European Endowment for Democracy to speak about current challenges to democracy support and the situation in Belarus.

16 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP submitted amendments to report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine (Rapporteur: Michael Gahler).

16 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP submitted amendments to report on Human rights and democracy in the world and the European Union’s policy on the matter – annual report 2019 (Rapporteur: Isabel Santos).

16 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP submitted amendments to report on the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) – annual report (Rapporteur: David McAllister).

15 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP, initiated a letter signed by 47 members of the European Parliament calling on the European Commission to renew as soon as possible the post of EU Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief.

14 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with 39 MEPs, co-signed a letter over to the European Commission about China’s 5G vendors’ security threat and unfair competition.

13 October 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter initiated by Robert Biedron MEP (S&D/Poland), urging the EU to organise a donors’ conference for democratic Belarus.

13 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter initiated by Raphael Glucksman MEP (S&D/France), urging EU leaders to blacklist Chinese companies implicated in Uyghur forced labour.

12 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter initiated by Petras Austrevicius MEP (Renew/Lithuania) regarding handing over surveillance drones to Belarus.

11 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter initiated by Lukas Mandl MEP (EPP/Austria) concerning incitement of hatred and anti-semitism in Palestinian Authority Textbooks.

10 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter initiated by Rasa Jukneviciene MEP (EPP/Lithuania) calling on the commanders of Belarusian Armed Forces to stand with the people of Belarus.

9 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter initiated by Andrzej Halicki MEP (EPP/Poland) calling for a High Level European Parliament mission to Belarus.

8 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter initiated by Petras Austrevicius MEP (Renew/Lithuania) calling on German to withdraw from the Nord Stream 2 project.

8 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke remotely (online) at the GLOBSEC 2020 conference during a panel ‘Resilient, Recovered and Reformed European Union in the Post-COVID19 world’.

2 October 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP participated in the final meeting of the EPP Group’s WG on the Future of Christian Democracy. She spoke about the need to make the principle of subsidiarity central to our work, not only with regards to the competencies of EU institutions and the respect for Member-States’ sovereignty, but also vis-a-vis defending freedom and dignity of the individual.

23 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke at the AFET committee meeting about human rights and multilateralism.

22 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP raises human rights violations with the Chinese Ambassador during AFET exchange.

12 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann, together with colleagues from across the political groups, initiated a joint letter of 63 MEPs calling on European leaders to address China’s human rights atrocities at the EU-China Summit, and to take strong action by putting human rights at the top of EU agenda.

11 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann participated in an online discussion with members of the Belarusian opposition, where she reiterated her calls to ensure that all EU financial assistance to the Belarusian authorities is halted, and adjusted so that it reaches the citizens and circumvents the regime.

10 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP participated in an online ‘Debate off’ the US congressman Rep. Mike Gallagher, and organised by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). The subject of the debate was the presence of Chinese diplomats on Twitter and whether they should be banned from the platform.

4 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter to the German Council Presidency and High Representative/Vice President Borrell, initiated by Sergey Lagodinsky MEP (Greens/Germany)  calling for an international investigation into the poisoning of Alexei Navalny.

4 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter addressed to European political leaders and officials, initiated by Reinhard Buetikofer MEP (Greens/Germany), calling for a stop to the completion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

3 September 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a letter addressed to the Presidents of the European Council and the European Council, initiated by Petras Austrevicius MEP (Renew/Lithuania), calling for imposition of sanctions against Aliaksandr Lukashenka.

25 August 2020 It‘s a sovereign right of all countries to develop relations with #Taiwan in line with their national interest & shared values. That’s why Miriam Lexmann MEP with @AlexandrVondra initiated international statement of solidarity with the Czech Senate President @Vystrcil_Milos ahead of his official visit.

25 August 2020 At today’s @EP_ForeignAff meeting Miriam Lexmann MEP paid respect to the brave people of Belarus, including many of her friends, who continue to fight for a free, democratic and sovereign #Belarus.

12 August 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP, in cooperation with the Belarus office of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organised a closed debate for EU policy-makers focused on the Belarusian presidential elections and how the EU should respond to the on-going repressions.

31 July 2020 The disqualification of pro-democracy candidates is yet another clear evidence of the erosion of rights and freedoms in Hong Kong. Miriam Lexmann together with other members of @ipacglobal strongly urge the international community to #StandWithHongKong.

16 July 2020 Miriam Lexmman MEP co-authored article on the future of the Eastern Partnership and the need for a value-based and consistent EU foreign policy for Visegrad Insight.

15 July 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP was interviewed for the Belarusian service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on the on-going situation in Belarus ahead of the Presidential elections.

14 July 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP co-signed a joint letter from MEPs addressed to the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell and the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, in order to condemn the unilateral decision of the Republic of Turkey to convert Hagia Sophia, a World Heritage Site, into a mosque.

13 July 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke during the AFET committee exchange with the Jerzy Pomianowski,  Executive Director of the European Endowment for Democracy, nothing that supporting freedom and democracy worldwide remains our best weapon to address the geopolitical challenges we face.

9 July 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP supported a letter from MEPs to Commissioner Varhelyi regarding the funding of NGOs linked terror groups.

8 July 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP strongly welcomes the decision of the European Commission to renew the function of the EU Special Envoy for the promotion of religion or belief as an important way to I. uphold the fundamental values of the EU, and II. to address factors contributing to the numerous security challenges facing the EU.

6 July 2020 Miriam Lexmann spoke at today’s EP Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET) hearing on the geopolitical implications of COVID-19. She stressed the need to get the EU out of its foreign policy complacency, to remain true to our values, and work with our democratic allies acros the Atlantic, and around the world, to defend freedom.

2 July 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP was invited to join Roland Freudenstein from the Wilfried Martens Centre to his weekly web show ‘The Week in 7 Questions’, where Miriam discussed China, Hong Kong and the ‘Lexmann Paradox’.

1 July 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP has spoken at a high level online conference ‘Democratic Alliance on Digital Governance Conference Protecting and Strengthening Democracy in the Aftermath of COVID-19’, organised by the Boston Global Forum. Other speakers and participants included Professor Joseph Nye, Vaira Vike-Freiberga (former President of Latvia), Governor Michael Dukakis and RT Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP.

30 June 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with a group of MEPs, have written to the UK Home Secretary Piti Patel urging the UK to “play a vital role” in demanding that all EU member states recognise Hizbollah in its entirety as a terror organisation.

26 June 2020 –Miriam Lexmann participated in a podcast discussion organised by the University of Amsterdam on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on European values.

24 June 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supported a letter to the Vice President of the Commission/High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, initiated by Riho Tarras MEP (EPP/Estonia) asking the High Representative to condemn the continued white-washing and re-writing of history by the Russian leadership.

23 June 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supported a letter initiated by Antonio Isturiz Lopez White (Chair of the EP Delegation for Relations with Israel and Secretary-General of the EPP Party) and signed by MEPs and Members of the Knesset to reconvene the EU-Israel Association Council.

19 June 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with a cross-party group of MEPs, published a joint statement on the current situation in Belarus.

19 June 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP was invited to speak at an event ‘Disinformation: the view from the EU’ organised by NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence.

18 June 2020 – I am shocked by the latest developments in #Belarus. EU leaders must send a clear message to President #Lukashenka that torture and repressions will have clear consequences. We must stand with the Belarusian people in these difficult times

18 June 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke at the plenary this morning during a discussion on foreign affairs, and called on all members to support the joint resolution and to stand with the people of Hong Kong.

17 June 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with Andrius Kubilius MEP (and former Prime Minister of Lithuania) held high level discussions with the European Commission and the European External Action Service on the situation in Belarus and EU response to on-going arrests and repression ahead of the presidential elections.

17 June 2020 Miriam Lexmann urges MEPs to support the EP joint resolution on the need for the EU to defend Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy. Ms Lexmann was EPP negotiator of the joint resolution.

14 June 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke at an online rally to commemorate one year anniversary since over a million Hong Kongers protested for freedom and democracy.

08 June 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP has been cited in Newsweek, discussing the launch of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China, which she is co-chairing

4 June 2020 Miriam Lexmann participated in an online discussion with Congressman Ted Yoho on the situation in Hong Kong, co-hosted by Hong King Watch and the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

3 June 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP supported a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell from MEPs, initiated by Petras Austrevicius MEP (Renew/Lithuania) regarding the crackdown on the fundamental freedoms in Russia.

29 May 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP, in a joint EPP Group statement, calls China’s passing of the Hong Kong security law an affront to Hong Kong’s autonomy, rule of law and fundamental freedoms, as well as to international agreements.

29 May 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP spoke this morning at the meeting of the Security and Defence Committee (SEDE) regarding artificial intelligence, and called for the need to ensure a central focus on human dignity on any future EU AI strategy.

28 May 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with Andrius Kubilius MEP, initiated an open letter to the people of Belarus, expressing  admiration for the courage and resolve shown during #COVID19, and stressing the EU’s solidarity not only in words, but also in action.

27 May 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP supports an open letter from MEPs, initiated by Mikulas Peksa MEP (Greens/Czech Republic) calling for the establishment of a single seat of the European Parliament.

26 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the President of the Commission and President of the European Council from MEPs, initiated by Milan Brglez MEP (S&D/Slovenia) calling for solidarity between generations by ensuring sufficient protective equipment, testing and treatment in residential care facilities and care home settings.

26 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with Hong Kong Watch, mobilises over 250 political leaders from 28 countries to sign a joint statement concerning Hong Kong.

25 May 2020 Global media write about joint statement from world political leaders concerning Hong Kong.

20 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP takes part in the first meeting of the EPP Working Group on the Future of Christian Democracy.

20 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP held an online meeting with the Commission’s Directorate-General for Enlargement and Neighbourhood to discuss EU’s relations with Belarus and support for the Belarusian people during the COVID-1.

20 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, in cooperation with the Belarus office of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, has organised a closed door discussion with the EPP sister parties from Belarus concerning the Presidential elections in Belarus.

19 May 2020 Miriam Lexmann MEP in exchange with EU Commissioner Varhelyi mentioned in Belsat.

15 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell from MEPs, initiated by Anna Fotyga MEP (ECR/Poland) and Charlie Weimers MEP (ECR/Sweden), concerning EU funding to Palestinian terrorist organisations.

14 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports an open letter from MEPs, initiated by Vice-President of the European Parliament, Heidi Hautala MEP (Greens/Finland), calling for an urgent appeal for the urgent release of all human rights defenders, prisoners of conscience.

13 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports an open letter from MEPs, initiated by Urmas Paet MEP (Renew/Estonia), to EU Health Ministers to support Taiwan’s participation in the WHO’s Assembly.

12 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, in cooperation with the Belarus office of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, organised a closed expert online discussion ‘Belarus’ sovereignty in times of COVID-19: Russian narratives in the media and public sphere.

8 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports an open letter to EU Commissioner Breton from MEPs, initiated by Ivan Stefanec MEP (EPP/Slovakia), to support businesses doing business within the EU.

7 May 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with Members of the Czech and Slovak EPP Delegations, sent a written question to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell from MEPs, concerning the alleged Chinese interference in the publication of the latest EEAS report on disinformation.

30 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, together with Hong Kong Watch hosted a briefing for MEPs on the situation in Hong Kong.

28 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell from MEPs, initiated by Bart Groothuis (Renew/Netherlands), concerning alleged Chinese interference in the publication of the latest EEAS report on disinformation.

24 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell from MEPs, initiated by Mikulas Peksa (Greens/Czech Republic), concerning Tibet’s Panchen Lama.

23 April 2020 – Miriam Lexman MEP participates as a speaker in a debate on the future of the Eastern Partnership.

22 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP initiated a letter signed by 34 MEPs to the Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, regarding the arrests of 15 distinguished pro-democracy politicians and former legislators in Hong Kong on Saturday 18 April.

22 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP initiated a letter from 37 MEPs to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, regarding the arrests of 15 distinguished pro-democracy politicians and former legislators in Hong Kong on Saturday 18 April.

20 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the President of the European Commission from MEPs, initiated by Tomas Zdechovsky MEP (EPP/Czech Republic), establishing an International Commission of Inquiry to investigate the origin and the reasons behind the outbreak of the COVID-19.

15 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP, in cooperation with the Belarus office of the Konrad Adenuaer Stiftung, has organised a closed online discussion with EPP sister parties from Belarus regarding the Belarusian opposition presidential primaries.

09 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell from MEPs, initiated by Ivan Stefanec MEP (EPP/Slovakia), to support the participation of Taiwan’s in WHO’s Assembly.

6 April 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the leaders of the EU and EU Member States on the EU response to the COVID19, welcoming EU decisions already made and pointing out the need to step up communication towards the citizens.

26 March 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell from MEPs, initiated by Hilde Vautmans (Renew/Belgium) and Nathalie Loisseau (Renew/France) concerning the EU Magnitsky Act (‘Global Sanctions Regime’.

25 March 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the European Commission from MEPs, initiated by Ville Niinistö MEP (Greens/Finland), calling for the establishment of greens lines for medicines and medical equipment on the EU’s internal borders.

23 March 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the European Council from MEPs, initiated by Irena Joveva MEP (Renew/Slovenia), calling on the Council to open accession procedures with North Macedonia and Albania.

19 March 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from MEPs, initiated by Herman Tertsch MEP (ECR/Spain), concerning political prisoners in Cuba.

19 March 2020 – Miriam Lexmann MEP supports a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell and another to European companies, initiated by Engin Eroglu MEP (Renew/Germany), calling on the EU to condemn Uyghur forced labour and for companies to stop and ensure no use of Uyghur forced labour in factories in China.

09 March 2020 – Miriam Lexmann supports a transatlantic declaration, initiated by Lukas Mandl MEP (EPP/Austria) calling on European political leaders to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organisation.

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