Sven Giegold

Month: October 2022

Social Economy: Joint letter with Spain to strengthen the social economy in Europe

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 […]

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Arms exports: Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs presents key points for a values-based arms export law

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 […]

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Europe Calling Webinar “One year in Berlin – Sven Giegold’s résumé one year after the federal elections”

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 […]

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Germany proposes European Platform for Transformational Technologies

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 […]

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