Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne

transparency

Selmayr appointment: cloak-and-dagger operation needs examination in parliament

Surprisingly and at short notice, the EU Commission has appointed Martin Selmayr, the current Head of Cabinet of Jean-Claude Juncker as Secretary-General of the EU Commission’s General Secretariat. MEP Sven Giegold, rapporteur for transparency, accountability and integrity in the EU…
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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…
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EU lobby transparency: Vote on report “Transparency, Accountability and Integrity in the EU Institutions” in Strasbourg Thursday, next week

EU lobby transparency: Vote on report “Transparency, Accountability and Integrity in the EU Institutions” in Strasbourg Thursday, next week   Yesterday, the Secretary Generals of the political Groups in the European Parliament put my report “Transparency, Accountability and Integrity in…
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Green Plan for Transparency and Integrity in the European Parliament

After to the most recent revolving door scandal of former Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso and the hidden tax haven company of Neelie Kroes also in Parliament pressure is rising to allow for more transparency and to strengthen integrity. Two…
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Your ideas for clean European politics

70 percent of EU citizens believe the European Union to be corrupt. In vast  e-mails I received  and direct talks with citizens I had, I felt a growing discontent due to lack of transparency and excessively influential lobbies. The…
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