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Margrete Auken

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

European Parliament
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European Parliament
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F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Socialistisk Folkeparti
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Member)
Petitions (Member)
Petitions (Coordinator)
International Trade (Substitute Member)
Delegations Euro-Mediterranean (Substitute Member)
Palestine (Vice-Chair)
Web http://www.auken.dk
Social Media http://twitter.com/MargreteAuken

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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

Freedom of expression and assembly in Egypt

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

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EP committee chairs

Coup against chair distribution system would be a blow to democratic process in EP

The European Parliament's committees will elect their chairpersons and vice-chairpersons next Monday...

EU waste and resource policy

Zero waste plan for EU shows good intentions but more ambitious measures needed

The European Commission today adopted  a 'zero waste' programme, combined with a proposal to re...

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Plastic waste

Single-use plastic bags need binding EU reduction targets according to EP vote

The European Parliament today voted on new EU legislation aimed at reducing the use of single-use pl...

Clinical trials for medicines

Greater transparency under EU rules essential for credibility of clinical trials

New EU legislation on clinical trials was today adopted by the European Parliament. The Greens welco...

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Plastic bags

MEPs vote for tougher rules on reducing single-use plastic bags

New EU legislation aimed at reducing the use of single-use plastic carrier bags was this evening vot...

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Your Guide to EU Funding

More EU money than ever before is earmarked for sustainable projects and the implementation of these projects requires close involvement of civil society including on local and regional level. This Guide to EU Funding shall help accessing EU funds. Accessing those Funds has often been problematic because of complex procedures and rules, so the knowledge from European level shall be easily made available to local and regional level actors, in particular Green local and regional councillors, stakeholders and partners.

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Let's bag it!

Margrete Auken, Rebecca Harms, Nikos Chrysogelos

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Let’s Bag It !


Greens/EFA conference on plastic bags

The conference will give all stakeholders the possibility to air their concerns with regards to the future role of plastic bags in our society. It will focus on the benefits of addressing current shortcomings on plastic bags in EU legislation and draw on initiatives as well as current legislation in Member States. Participants include NGOs, representatives from the business community, national and European legislators and regulators.

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Plastic waste

European Parliament sends strong signal on need to tackle plastic waste

The European Parliament today adopted a report including a series of recommendations dealing with th...