Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne


EU top positions in finance: High time for equal rights rather than red roses

The European Commission and the Council have again shortlisted only men for the most recent three nominations for top positions in EU financial authorities, despite earlier appeals by the European Parliament for more gender balance. Following last week’s votes…

Victory for the protection of whistleblowers

Whistleblowers should be better protected in the future. The European Commission presented its draft directive today. It takes up key demands of the Greens/EFA Group, which took the initiative for better protection of whistleblowers against the background of the…

New Code of Conduct: Commission may not choose its own judges

During today’s Commission meeting, President Juncker presented his suggestions for a reform of the Commission’s Code of Conduct. The public outcry over former Commission President Barroso’s changeover to Goldman Sachs had triggered this discussion to reform Commission’s integrity rules….

Letter to President Juncker on the Commission’s Code of Conduct

Letter to President Juncker and the College of Commissioners on the Commission’s Code of Conduct Brussels, 14 November 2016 Dear Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, Dear Commissioners of the European Union, In the…

LEAK: Juncker entmachtet designierten EU-Währungskommissar Moscovici

Wir haben ein geleaktes Dokument zur Organisation der Verantwortlichkeiten der neuen EU-Kommissare erhalten. Es zeigt, dass Jean-Claude Juncker eine spezielle Regel exklusiv für den designierten Kommissar für Wirtschaft und Währung Pierre Moscovici (Frankreich) erlassen hat. Dieser muss jegliche Entscheidung…