Sven Giegold


Agreement on the EU budget: The financing of the European Green Deal is secured

Dear friends and all those who are interested,  This week, the negotiators of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of Ministers agreed on the EU budget for the next seven years. The so-called multiannual financial framework (MFF) sets directions for the future of the Union. It is also linked to an agreement […]

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Invitation: Webinar “Social Economy’s vision for a Green and Fair transition”, Tuesday, 10 Nov 2020, 12:00 – 14:00 CEST

Register here now!    The agenda can be found here: Dear friends, dear interested, The European Green Deal is the centre-piece of the EU’s push to a greener and fairer future. In order to achieve both, a green but also socially fair transition, Social Economy must be at heart of the Green Deal and Europe’s […]

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Leak on Cypriot Golden Passports: Unscrupulous mafia-like structure in EU member state

A new investigative research by Al Jazeera reveals how high-ranking Cypriot politicians, lawyers and real estate companies are involved in the sale of EU passports to convicted non-EU citizens with criminal records. The revelations are part of the “Cyprus Papers” leak, which contains 1,400 documents. Cyprus has programmes for obtaining residence permits and citizenship through […]

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Moria! 169 MEPs call for emergency evacuation and relocation – Letter to Commission and Council Presidency

The letter (PDF) can be found here: To: Vice-President Margaritis Schinas Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson Federal Minister for the Interior, Horst Seehofer Brussels, 11 September 2020   Dear Vice-President Schinas, Dear Commissioner Johansson, Dear Minister Seehofer, The fire in the EU’s biggest refugee camp Moria is a humanitarian disaster and a disaster […]

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Anti-money-laundering draft resolution of the European Parliament: Strong demands to the EU-Commission

Dear friends, dear interested, Today the negotiations on a draft resolution on the fight against money laundering were successfully concluded. The draft text, supported by Christian Democrats, Social Democrats, Liberals, Greens and the Left, is based on a green proposal. Thanks to the cross-party support for the adapted joint draft, a positive vote in plenary […]

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European Parliament calls to attune competition policy to the European Green Deal

On June 18, the European Parliament adopted its annual own-initiative report on EU competition policy with a large cross-party majority of Christian Democrats, Socialists, Liberals, Greens and some right-wing conservatives, while the majority of the Left abstained. With this report, the European Parliament takes a stand on current developments in competition policy and calls for […]

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