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 on the right to work on a world free of violence and sexual harassment

Soraya Rodríguez defiende el derecho a un mundo laboral sin violencia y acoso sexual, y exige a todos los países que ratifiquen el convenio de la OIT.

Soraya Rodríguez on climate risks in Europe

Soraya Rodríguez warns that Europe is not prepared for a rapid increase in climate risks, according to a European report.

Soraya Rodríguez in Plenary on the new EU-Chile Advanced Framework Agreement

Soraya Rodríguez explains and reviews the main developments involved in the new EU-Chile pact.

Soraya Rodríguez on the disaster on the Galician coasts in #eplenary

Rodriguez criticises the political battle over pollution caused by a pellet spill and calls for regulation on these plastics.

Parliamentary committees

Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET)

Soraya Rodriguez, on the agreement between the EU and Chile (AFET)

Soraya Rodriguez presents the new preliminary agreements reached between the EU and Chile.

Afghanistan’s taliban regime is being built on gender apartheid (AFET)

Soraya Rodríguez stresses the importance of officially cataloging as gender apartheid the situation of women in Afghanistan.

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

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

Soraya Rodríguez on the Green Deal and the 2030 and 2050 targets (ENVI)

Soraya Rodríguez denies that the EU is going too fast in the green transition based on different monitoring indicators.

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

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

More than 70 % of the people who dedicate themselves to care in the world are women

More than 70 % of the people who dedicate themselves to care in the world are women.

Soraya Rodríguez on the Directive of Victims’ Rights (FEMM)

Soraya Rodríguez on the need to update the Victims’ Rights Directive to resolve its rulings.

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

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 the persecution and repression of human rights defenders in Central America (DROI)

Soraya Rodríguez denounces the epidemic climate of persecution and repression of human rights defenders in Central America.

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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