Dear friends, dear interested, Last week, on Wednesday 26 October 2022, Germany has taken a big step in the enforcement of sanctions against oligarchs and the fight against money laundering as well as organised financial crime: the Federal Cabinet passed the draft of the “Second Sanctions Enforcement Act” (SDG II). Unlike the first SDG, which […]
Dear friends, In the coalition agreement, we as the German federal government committed ourselves to strengthen the social economy for the common good. At the same time, the EU Commission has presented important cornerstones for this with its Action Plan for the Social Economy. However, important measures to strengthen the social economy throughout Europe and […]
Please also share my tweet here (in German) Dear friends, dear interested, Our Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection has now presented the key points for the Arms Export Control Act (REKG) agreed in the coalition agreement. In future, compliance with human rights and European arms cooperation will have greater weight in decisions on […]
Register here! Dear friends, One year after the German federal elections and after ten months in the so called “traffic light” coalition government of Social Democrats, Greens and Liberals, it is time for a personal résumé. During my time in the European Parliament, I was in regular contact with you via webinars. Now it is […]
Dear friends, On Thursday, 29.9.2022, I presented on behalf of Germany at the EU Competitiveness Council in Brussels an industrial policy initiative to strengthen strategic technology sectors for transformation. The Platform for Transformational Technologies is intended to create an alliance between politics, industry and research. EU Commissioner Thierry Breton as well as numerous member states […]
Dear friends, Dear all, Our Green-led Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (Germany) has published its first Military Equipment Export Report of the new Federal Government with precise data for 2021 as well as with the latest arms export figures for 2022. Since the “traffic light coalition” took office, I have been responsible […]
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