Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne

transparency

Promotion of Selmayr: EU posts must go to the best not to the best connected

On the initiative of the Greens/EFA Group, the recent and sudden appointment of Martin Selmayr as Secretary General of the European Commission will engage MEPs in today’s plenary debate in Strasbourg. On this occasion the Greens presented five demands with regards to the case of Selmayr (see below). Only in the recent past, secret meetings […]

The mendacious debate on NGO transparency

For two years, the Christian Democrats and their European partner groups have fought against binding rules on lobby transparency in the European Parliament. In 25 amendments, they have tried in plenary to weaken my report on „Transparency, Integrity and Accountability in the EU Institutions“. In other amendments they have tried to implement new rules for […]