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Margrete Auken

Function Member
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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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Clinical trials

Clear and robust transparency is needed

The Greens believe there need to be clear and robust transparency requirements on clinical trials. It is no longer acceptable that pharmaceutical companies can withhold data from clinical studies on medicines for which they seek or have obtained authorisation. Clinical study reports should be made publicly accessible.

Towards Zero Waste


Beyond recycling: Best practices on resource management in the EU

Waste management as a sector is a core green focus, too often forgotten. This event will present the best Zero Waste practices that have allowed for waste reduction and high recycling rates while minimising residual waste.

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Conflict in the Gaza Strip

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to its previous resolutions on the Midd...

Nuclear energy questioned by citizens

A debate in European Parliament’s Committee of Petitions

Last week the Committee of Petitions of the European Parliament hosted a debate about the nuclear en...

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New study questions safety of GMOs for human and animal health

Oral question to be put to the Commssion

A new scientific paper, published in the peer reviewed Food and Chemical Toxicology journal ”Long ...

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EU policy on the West Bank, including East Jerusalem

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to its previous resolutions on the Middl...

Shale Gas Petitions at EP

Bulgarians appeal against fracking

Green MEPs met with three petitioners from Bulgaria today to discuss their petition against the ex...

Palestine, the raids of the Israeli forces on Palestinian TV stations

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution - debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law

The European Parliament, - having regard to its previous resolutions, - having regard to the statem...

Access to Books

EP asks Commission to stop blocking blind persons' right to read

The European Parliament today adopted by a large majority a resolution on access by visually impaire...

Say No to ACTA!

Greens/EFA MEPs demonstrate at the European Parliament

Greens/EFA MEPs demonstrated today against ACTA (The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) in St...


Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, -     having regard to its previous resolutions on Syri...

Recent developments in Egypt

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –        having regard to its previous...