Por Soraya Rodríguez Ramos


We invite you to explore Soraya Rodríguez MEP’s outstanding speeches in the European Parliament.

Her work addresses key issues such as diplomacy, development, equality and human rights in the ENVI, FEMM, AFET and DEVE committees, as well as in the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) and various parliamentary delegations. Find out about her important contribution to building a more equitable and fairer European future.

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Soraya Rodríguez Ramos

Since 2019, she has been a Member of the European Parliament in the Spanish delegation of Ciudadanos. From her seat as a Member of the European Parliament, she carries out extensive work as the Spokesperson for Human Rights for the Renew Europe group, as well as advocating for women’s equality and rights as the head of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality and as a member of the Committee on the Environment, reflecting her dedication to environmental care and climate justice.

Interventions on plenary

Soraya Rodríguez MEP denounces in the plenary Human Rights violations in Afghanistan

Rodriguez reviews the crimes of the Taliban regime and calls on EU member states to increase the issuance of humanitarian visas and sanctions against leaders.

Soraya Rodríguez on discrimination and sexual violence in sport

Soraya Rodríguez calls for zero tolerance to discrimination and sexual violence in sport and calls on plenary to act

Soraya Rodríguez on the democratic will of the people of Guatemala in the face of harassment and threats

Soraya Rodríguez criticizes the action of Guatemala’s judiciary after the June 2023 elections, which tries to interfere with the election result

Soraya Rodríguez on climate change and global warming

Soraya Rodríguez calls for a European action plan to prevent and adapt to natural disasters caused by climate change

Parliamentary committees

Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET)

Soraya Rodríguez on the dictatorship in Nicaragua and the Sakharov Prize (AFET)

Rodríguez presents Vilma Núñez and Rolando Álvarez as Sakharov Prize candidates for their work in defense of human rights under the dictatorship in Nicaragua

Soraya Rodríguez in AFET on the situation of human rights in Nicaragua (AFET)

Rodriguez calls for more sanctions against Ortega’s regime and judges who are carrying out political repression in Nicaragua

Soraya Rodríguez on the rejection of the Constitution in Chile (AFET)

The MEP highlights the innovation and equality present in the constitutional text and raises questions about the majority will, the role of the general courts and indigenous participation

Soraya Rodríguez calls for ratification of the EU-Chile agreement and strengthening the role of women (AFET)

Ms Soraya Rodríguez, MEP from Renew Europe Group, urges to ratify the EU-Chile agreement and strengthen the role of women in trade, digitalization, gender and the environment.

Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI)

Soraya Rodríguez asks Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič about the Farm to Fork strategy

Rodríguez asks Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič when the Commission will present its proposal for the strategy on sustainable food systems.

Soraya Rodríguez describes the new European Nature Restoration Law as historic (ENVI)

The European Nature Restoration Act presents itself as a crucial step towards the protection and restoration of ecosystems in Europe

Soraya Rodríguez in ENVI on the protection of biodiversity and climate change (ENVI)

MEP highlights achievements made at COP 15 and the need for effective governance for environmental protection

Soraya Rodríguez on nature and biodiversity restoration targets (ENVI)

Soraya Rodríguez highlights the importance of the first Law on Nature Restoration at European level

Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM)

Soraya Rodriguez on negotiating the directive on gender-based violence and the ‘Solo sí es sí’ law (FEMM)

Rodríguez asks the Spanish equality minister about her negotiating position on the directive on gender-based violence during the Spanish presidency of the Council of the EU.

Soraya Rodríguez, on the European directive on violence against women

MEP highlights at FEMM the importance of improving the European Directive on Violence against Women

Soraya Rodríguez criticises the indignity of the statements of the Secretary of State for Equality (FEMM)

Rodriguez stresses the importance of ratifying the Istanbul Convention and condemns the trivialization of violence against women

Soraya Rodríguez calls for strengthening protection measures for victims of gender-based violence (FEMM)

Renew Europe MEP calls for better protection and prevention of gender-based violence

Committee on Development (DEVE)

Soraya Rodriguez accuses Putin of using hunger as a weapon of war

Soraya Rodríguez (Cs) denounces Putin’s use of hunger as a weapon of war in Ukraine. Food crisis, urgent solutions and G7 decisions.

Soraya Rodríguez on cooperation with Pan-African Parliament

Rodríguez points out the importance of working with African parliaments to improve their democracy and give voice to sectors that often do not have it, as well as to establish more democratic systems and with greater freedoms

Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI)

Soraya Rodríguez on children deprived of liberty in the world

Rodriguez denounces that more than 7 million children are in deprivation of liberty around the world

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