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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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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)
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

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EU environment policy

LIFE programme gets priorities largely right but limited resources a source of regret

The European Parliament today voted to adopt the LIFE programme, the EU funding programme for enviro...

A pollinator-friendly agricultural model


the way forward

This event aims to raise awareness of the link between the existing dangers to pollinators and the current agricultural model. The first panel of this working session will give the floor to renowned academics who will address the harm caused to pollinators by the current agricultural model. The speakers will focus on the so-called '3 P's': pollen, pesticides, pathogens, which are considered to be the main causes of bees decline. European beekeepers and NGOs will lead the discussion in the second panel, highlighting proposals for improvements and how these could translate into new EU agricultural policy.

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Plastic waste and bags

Commission sitting on the fence with plastic bag proposals

The European Commission today presented proposals to amend existing EU legislation on plastic waste ...

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Medical devices and public health

MEPs vote for stricter regulation at EU level but fall short in key areas

The European Parliament today voted on two legislative proposals, which aim to update EU rules on me...

Join the 2013 Global Frackdown!

Saturday 19th October 2013

The Greens/EFA MEPs want a ban on fracking. They supported the Global Frackdown which takes place on 19th October 2013. Hundreds of communities all over the globe are organising actions and events against fracking.

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Revision of the tobacco directive

Registry of contacts between Greens/EFA and the tobacco industry

The Greens/EFA Group respects the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control with regard to contacts with the tobacco industry. Greens/EFA interactions with the industry are listed here.

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Public health

Medical devices would face stricter EU regulation under EP vote

The European Parliament's public health committee today voted on two legislative proposals, which ai...

Human rights situation in Bahrain

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Nicole Kiil-Nielsen, Margrete Auken, Raül Romeva i Rueda on behalf of the Greens/EFA&nbs...

European action to combat youth unemployment

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Rebecca Harms, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Raül Romeva i Rueda, Karima Delli, Malika Benarab-Atto...

GMO authorisations

EU citizens demand transparency and independent science on GMOs

Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini was invited on Monday 27th May to the session of the PETI ...

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Clinical trials for medicines

Greater transparency under EU rules essential for credibility of clinical trials

<xml> </xml> Draft new EU legislation on clinical trials was today voted on by the Europ...