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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Month: May 2021

Tax cooperation in Europe: Conservatives glorify outdated notion of “beneficial tax competition“ and national tax sovereignty

Yesterday, 27 May, the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee voted on my “Report on the implementation of EU requirements for the exchange of tax information: Progress, lessons learned and obstacles to be overcome”. In a first vote on the amendments, there was broad support for the jointly drafted compromise amendments. However, five amendments […]

Invitation: Europe Calling: “Clean Batteries – Engine for E-Mobility and Climate Protection?” Wednesday, 26 May, 7pm

Recording below / Presentation Edström / Presentation Hagelüken Presentation Poliscanova By loading the video, you accept YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unlock YouTuben Dear friends, dear interested, Batteries are a key technology for climate protection. If we want to get away from dirty car engines and oil as well as gas heating, we […]

More resources for tax investigators to work together across Europe: Fiscalis programme adopted

Dear friends and all those who are interested, On Wednesday, 19 May, the European Parliament unanimously supported providing more money and resources to ensure greater cross-border cooperation between tax authorities going forward. This is a strong signal in support of increasing cooperation between national tax authorities in Europe and beyond. As rapporteur, I have closely […]

Join us at the European Social Economy Summit (#EUSES) 26.-27.05.2021 Mannheim!

Register now here! Dear friends, dear interested, In just over two weeks time more than 300 Social and Solidarity Economy stakeholders and 2500 (and counting) participants will convene (virtually) for the long awaited “European Social Economy Summit” (EUSES) in Mannheim. That will easily be the largest Social Economy Event that Europe has ever seen. And […]