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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)
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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

Presidency of the European Union

Greens/EFA MEPs met the forthcoming Danish Presidency of the EU

On Wednesday 7 December, a delegation of the Greens/EFA Group went to Copenhagen and met the incoming Danish Presidency of the European Union to discuss its priorities

Honeybee health and the challenges of the beekeeping

Alternative motion for resolution tabled by the Greens/EFA and GUE/NGL

The European Parliament, -     having regard to its resolution of 25 November 20...

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Situation in Palestine

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

The Greens/EFA support a two-state solution and call for the immediate resumption of direct and serious peace talks, based on the internationally recognised parameters, including the 1967 borders, and a timetable agreed by both parties. They also call for a complete stop of settlements which are illegal under international law

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GMO cultivation

National bans on GMO cultivation given stronger basis after EP vote

The European Parliament today voted on a new EU legislative proposal giving member states the right ...

Syria, Yemen, Bahrain in the context of the Arab world

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –having regard to its previous resolutions, in particular its resolution ...


EU should support reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas

At a meeting with members of the Palestinian Legislative Council in Ramallah, the European Parliamen...

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GMO rules

EP votes to strengthen hand of member states that want to prohibit GMO cultivation

The European Parliament's environment committee today voted on proposed new EU rules on the cultivat...

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Southern Neighbourhood, and Libya in particular

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –   having regard to the Geneva Convention of 28 July 1951...

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Situation in Egypt

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The Greens/EFA call for the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and consider that this act would pave the way and facilitate the transition process that should lead to the formation of an interim government involving all democratic forces and civil society actors with a view to guaranteeing urgent, concrete and decisive measures such as political, institutional and constitutional reforms

37696 field of wheat
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Rising food prices

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

The European Parliament, –    having regard to warnings of FAO on 3 February 2...

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Situation of Christians in the context of freedom of religion

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Greens/EFA strongly condemn all kinds of discrimination and intolerance based on religion and belief and acts of violence against all religious communities and reiterate their support for all initiatives aimed at promoting dialogue and mutual respect between religious and other communities

Better than expected outcome at Cancun

Margarete Auken

Better than expected outcome at Cancun but global climate diplomacy must speed up