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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Democracy & lobby

Conferenza online | Razzismo strutturale: Scambi di prospettive tra Italia e Germania, martedì 14.07, ore 20-22

I posti sono limitati, iscrivetevi qui! Cari amici ed amiche, cari interessati, Il razzismo strutturale delle nostre societá è stato finalmente portato all’attenzione globale con le manifestazioni Black Lives Matter. La richiesta di riconoscerlo come tale e di affrontarlo cresce sia negli USA che in Europa. Una cosa è chiara: il razzismo ci riguarda tutti, […]

1,000 days after the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia: the system in Malta still is rotten

Next Sunday it was 1,000 days ago that Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered. On this occasion, journalists’ associations and civil rights organizations urge for consequences in Malta. MEP Sven Giegold, financial and economic policy spokesperson of the Greens/EFA group commented: “Although the murder investigations are finally making progress, the systematic problems of […]

The 6 most effective ways to circumvent labour law and local standards

A little essay going round and round and ending with Tönnies by GreensEFA EMPL advisor team / Philine Scholze   The 6 most effective ways to circumvent labour law and local standards How to circumvent Labour law and worker protection in Europe? 1. Cross a border To circumvent labour standards, start by crossing the border. […]

ECON hearing of EBA executive candidate: one-man shortlist is no list and lacks gender balance

Next Monday, the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs will hold a hearing with the designated Executive Director of the European Banking Authority (EBA), Francois-Louis Michaud. The previous candidate, Gerry Cross, had been rejected by the European Parliament due to extensive lobby activities in the past. At the same time, the Parliament confirmed […]

Webinar: “Regional Inequalities – The underestimated risk for Europe” with EU Commissioner Ferreira on Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 7-9pm CEST

Dear friends, The European Commission has recently presented their proposals for a revised European budget for 2021-2027 and a recovery package. Therein, regional funds play a fundamental role and should be equipped with additional 82.6 billion Euros. However, large parts of the money should be handed to the member states without strong conditions. May those […]