Sven Giegold


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 […]

Read more

Merkel/Macron meeting: Stagnation and progress in the Franco-German tandem

On today’s farewell visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel to France’s President Emmanuel Macron, Sven Giegold, speaker of the German Greens in the European Parliament, comments: “Under Merkel, there was both stagnation and progress in the Franco-German tandem. A ray of hope for Franco-German cooperation was the initiative for the Corona recovery fund in Europe. Merkel’s […]

Read more

MEPs call out role of EU politicians, UK & US in money laundering, tax evasion & avoidance

The European Parliament adopted a report on the Pandora Papers, in the wake of the revelations by the ICIJ and others into global tax avoidance, evasion and money laundering. The report was an initiative of the Greens/EFA Group. For the first time, this report sees the European Parliament condemns the role of the United States […]

Read more

First Galizia Prize: Investigative research Pegasus Project awarded – consequences from the spying scandal still pending

The first award ceremony of the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Investigative Journalism of the European Parliament took place today. The first prize winner is the Pegasus Project of the Forbidden Stories investigative network. The creation of the prize was proposed by Eva Joly and Sven Giegold from the Green Group following the murder of […]

Read more

Invite: “Social Economy as an Industrial Ecosystem – A catalyst to Build Back Better & Fairer” – 7/10, in San Sebastian & Online

Dear friends, dear interested, It is now only weeks until the long-awaited release of the European Action Plan for the Social Economy by the European Commission on 8th December. One key point in the action plan will be how we as the European Union can support the Social Economy ecosystem as a whole to become […]

Read more

ECB’s monetary policy will become greener and more closely aligned with the daily experience of European citizens

Today, on 8 July 2021, the European Central Bank (ECB) presented the outcome of its Strategy Review. Over 18 months, the ECB had reviewed all elements of its monetary policy, trying to take into account the views of a broad range of stakeholders. The final decision was taken by the Governing Council yesterday. Initially, the […]

Read more