Margrete Auken

Margrete Auken


Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845327
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175327

European Parliament
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel

European Parliament
Bât. Louise Weiss
1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Socialistisk Folkeparti
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Member)
Petitions (Member)
Petitions (Coordinator)
Delegations Euro-Mediterranean (Substitute Member)
Palestine (Vice-Chair)
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-   1971 - Degree in Divinity from University of Copenhagen
-   Since May 1972: Vicar at Frederiksberg Kirke, Copenhagen
-   October 1979 - December 1990 and September 1994 - July 2004: Member of Danish Parliament
-   October 1994 - July 2004: Member of Presidency of Danish Parliament
-   1982 - 1990: Member of Nordic Council
-   1986 - 1989: Member of Presidency of Nordic Council
-   Since April 2004: Member of the Danish Nature Conservation Organisation's Board
-   1991 - 1995: Member of the Council on Animal Testing
-   1985 - 1990 and 1994 - 2004 Member of the Government's Board for Traffic Safety
-   Since July 2004:Member of European Parliament, Green Group for Danish Socialist People's Party (SF)

Relevant Articles

Access to information: Five Greens/EFA MEPs launch legal action on vaccine contract transparency

Nurse on wall / Streetart style

Green Health Talks

Vaccine contracts/transparency:

trade ship

Regret over closure of Valencia port petition

Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann
Wind turbines in a field/ CC0 Alex Eckermann

Parliament wants EU to slash material use and consumption

Emily O'Reilly ©european ombudsman
Emily O'Reilly

Parliament votes for Emily O'Reilly to continue work in holding EU institutions to account

Everyone has a right to access EU information - you just have to know how!

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plastic bottles

Single Use Plastics Directive

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plastic bottles

EU bans single use plastics in an early Christmas present for the planet

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Plastic bottle on a beach

European Parliament votes to ban a range of plastics in a victory for the planet

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Plastic bags

Vote to ban straws and other plastic products a victory for the environment

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plastic bottles

Time for a comprehensive strategy on plastic waste