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

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Economy & Finance

Fiscal reform: Commission perpetuates mistakes of past, risking Green Deal

Today, 19 October, the European Commission announces its new communication on the reform of the EU economic governance framework. This is the first step towards a proposal to review the Stability and Growth Pact. However, the proposed questions for the Commission’s consultation fail to address the key issues with the existing fiscal framework and appear […]

Europe Calling “A Traffic Light Coalition?” in Germany – Presentation of the results of the exploratory talks – Mo, 18/10, 7 pm

Aufzeichnung: By loading the video, you accept YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unlock YouTuben Dear friends, dear all, The results of the exploratory talks between Social democrats (SPD), Bündnis90/Die Grünen and Liberals (FDP) to form the next German Federal Government have just been presented last Friday with a 12-page paper. Over the last […]

G20 Finance Ministers’ Meeting: Minimum tax falls short of solving all problems

At the G20 finance ministers’ meeting today, the global minimum tax for companies will be formally approved. MEP Sven Giegold, financial and economic policy spokesperson of the Greens/EFA group commented: “The approval of the minimum tax by the G20 finance ministers is an important achievement when it comes to curbing global tax dumping. However, further […]