Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Month: December 2020

NPL Action Plan: Insufficient protection for borrowers and taxpayers

Today, on 16 December 2020, the European Commission has presented its new action plan on non-performing loans (NPLs). It is the Commission’s latest effort to deal with the elevated level of NPLs which have been plaguing banks in many member states ever since the European debt crisis. The new push comes ahead of a potentially […]

EU Drinking Water Directive: Clean water for the whole EU

The first successful European citizens’ initiative “Right2Water” for EU-wide access to clean drinking water becomes European law. Today (Tuesday, December 15), the President of the Parliament announced the European Parliament’s approval of the outcome of negotiations on the EU Drinking Water Directive (“Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the quality of […]