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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation
Until 15 December 2021

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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 […]

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 […]

Eurogroup: Scholz’ plans for the Banking Union have failed

Yesterday, 17 June 2021, the meeting of the Eurogroup in inclusive format ended without any decisions on strengthening the Banking Union (including the common European Deposit Insurance Scheme EDIS). At the Euro Summit in December 2020, the heads of state and government had called for preparing “a stepwise and time-bound work plan on all outstanding […]