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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Month: March 2021

My plenary speech on the Rule of law in Malta: justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Today, the European Parliament held a plenary session to address the rule of law in Malta and recent developments in the investigation of the assassination of the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Reason for the last-minute addition to the plenary agenda was the arrest of Keith Schembri, former head of cabinet of the Maltese Prime […]

Greens call on the European Commission to not put the credibility of the Sustainable Finance rules at risk

Yesterday, 24 March 2021, Bas Eickhout, co-rapporteur of the Taxonomy Regulation and Sven Giegold, financial and economic policy spokesperson of the Greens/EFA group have sent a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President Frans Timmermanns and Finance Commissioner Mairead McGuinness. They call on the Commission to refrain from any […]

Invitation: Clean Air Party on Zoom! Let’s watch the final vote together. TODAY, 7pm.

Join us at 7 pm here! Dear friends, dear interested,  Today, the European Parliament will adopt an ambitious Air Quality Implementation Report! You can find the details of this success here: https://sven-giegold.de/en/eu-environment-committee-votes-for-cleaner-air/ We send a strong signal to the Commission and Member States for clean air and better enforcement of EU laws! A progressive majority […]

Daphne Caruana Galizia: European Parliament to debate the rule of law in Malta

Dear friends and all those who are interested, This Thursday (25/3/2021) the European Parliament will discuss the rule of law in Malta and recent developments in the investigation of the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The Commission is expected to give a statement on the matter. Reason for the last-minute addition to the plenary agenda […]