Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne

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Briefing on the Portuguese Bail-out

After several months of ‘market expectations’ that Portugal would ‘unavoidably’ join Greece and Ireland as the third euro area bailed-out Member State, Portugal’s caretaker government has confirmed today that it has submitted a formal written request for a
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Solidarity with Japan! Fukushima is everywhere!

Call for solemn  vigil (″Mahnwache″) in Brussels on Monday, 14th of March, from 6-6:30 pm, in  front of the European Parliament As a reaction to the various catastrophes in Japan during the last days, solemn vigils are going…
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World Social Forum in Dakar

A Global Open Space geared towards action Just like last year’s World Social Forum held in Belem (Brazil), the Forum in Dakar took place under the impression of the deep crisis of neoliberal…
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Green MEPs demand lower interest rates for Greece

On the occasion of today’s disbursement of 6,5 bn EUR in the framework of the Greek adjustment programme the European parliamentarians Michail Tremopoulos (Greek Greens) and Sven Giegold (German Greens and Green coordinator in the Economic and Monetary…
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Irish Times: Ireland criticised over corporation tax

Ireland criticised over corporation tax MARIE O’HALLORAN Wed, Sep 22, 2010 IRELAND’S CORPORATION tax policy has come in for renewed criticism with a senior member of the German Greens describing it as an “unjustified privilege” and “illegitimate preference”. Sven Giegold said the bond…
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Economic and Monetary Affairs committee supports stronger rules for financial markets

PRESS RELEASE – Brussels, 11 May 2010   EU Financial Supervision: Economic and Monetary Affairs committee supports stronger rules for financial markets Commenting on yesterday’s vote in the Economic and Monetary Affairs committee on a single European financial supervisor, Sven Giegold,…
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Euractiv: EU Parliament pushes for bank tax

Published: 11 March 2010 An overwhelming majority of MEPs yesterday (10 March) pushed the EU executive to weigh up the costs and benefits of a possible tax on financial trading to compensate taxpayers for bank bailouts and plug public deficits. Background A…
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EuropeanVoice: Council at odds with MEPs

Council at odds with MEPs over reforms By Jim Brunsden 18.02.2010 / 05:18 CET Commission proposal ‘weakened’ by Council but MEPs want to restore most of original proposal. EU governments, MEPs and the European Commission are deeply divided over proposals…
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