Sven Giegold


EU Digital COVID Certificate: Regaining free movement in a safe and citizen-friendly way

Yesterday, on Tuesday 8th June 2021, a large majority of the members of the European Parliament voted for the introduction of the COVID Certificate. This vote came after a thorough negotiation between the European Parliament, the Member States and the European Commission. In those negotiations, we, as Greens, addressed many of the concerns that we […]

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My question to the Commission concerning the declaration of financial interests of Stella Kyriakides

(Picture from Commission Homepage: Photographer: Jennifer Jacquemart) My Question for written answer to the Commission (Rule 138) In her Declaration of Financial Interests, Commissioner Stella Kyriakides has listed a number of management positions for her husband Kyriakos Kyriakides. However, the company MARALO LIMITED does not appear, even though Kyriakos Kyriakides is listed as a managing […]

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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 […]

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Invitation: Social Economy Intergroup Public Hearing & Webinar on Skills & Digitalisation – Thursday, 18/2/2021 11 am CET

Register here! Dear friends, dear interested, a fair, social and green digital transition is high on the European agenda. In the just signed EU Recovery Plan, 20% of the total 672.5 Billion Euros are earmarked for fostering the digital transition. Social economy can play a major role here. Co-operative solutions can be more effective and […]

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Invitation: “Competition policy contributing to the EU Green Deal” with Commissioners Vestager & Timmermans, Thu, 4/2/2021, 9-15.15 CET

Dear friends and all those who are interested, For the European Green Deal and the target of climate neutrality by 2050 to succeed, a large common effort is needed on national as well as European level. European competition policy plays a central part in this, because green companies and investments are dependent on truly fair […]

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Invitation “Next Generation EU: Mobilising social economy’s potential to build back better” – Friday, 27/11/2020, 10.15-11.30am

Register here now! Dear friends, dear interested, Hadn’t it been for the Pandemic, the 26th and the 27th of November would have been the dates for the original ‘European Social Economy Summit’. To commemorate this, there will be a 2 days online event with over 15 different stakeholder sessions from all over Europe and beyond […]

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