Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne


The future of the insurance industry – some answers

Short interview with on the future of the insurance industry. Find my answers here:   Question: According to Mr. Giegold, what are the main opportunities for insurers in the European context in the coming years? In other words, in which areas or in…

Saving the Euro needs a Green New Deal

For a short and informative summary on the question of the Euro crisis and the Green New Deal my team a me have made a PowerPoint presentation. Download here: Saving_the_Euro_GND_Update_23.05.2012 (ppt, 5 MB).

European Parliament concludes action programme against tax evasion

Today is a good day for honest taxpayers and a bad day for the tax planning industry. The European Parliament calls for the ending of banking secrecy and a comprehensive package against aggressive tax dodging. This could balance unfair…

TEDxChange – The Big Picture today in Berlin

Today, Thursday April 5th 2012, I’m looking forward to take part at the “TEDxChange 2012 – The Big Picture” conference, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation, in Berlin: The brodcast starts at 5 p.m. CEST. I’ll…

Solvency II / Omnibus II: Lobby Festival in the European Parliament

The Lisbon treaty, the new European supervisory authorities and the experiences of the financial crisis all required changes to the legislative framework for the European insurance industry (Solvency II). The so called Omnibus II directive drafted to implement those…

Greens/EFA call for initiation of Article 7 procedure against Hungary

As a response to the deterioration of the political situation in Hungary, Rebecca Harms and Dany Cohn-Bendit, Co-Presidents of the Greens/EFA group in the European parliament, today called for the initiation of a procedure under Article 7 of the…