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Saskia Bricmont

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32 2 28 45403
Phone Strasbourg+33 3 88 1 75403
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Brussels
European Parliament
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
10G318
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel

Strasbourg
European Parliament
Bât. Winston Churchill
M02039A
1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party ECOLO
CountryBelgium
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (Member)
International Trade (Member)
Delegations Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union (Member)
Euro-Mediterranean (Substitute Member)
Canada (Substitute Member)
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Relevant Articles

syrian family
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Migration Pact – A better future for migration and asylum in the EU?

28.10.2020

Online Event

Date: 28 October, 15.00-17.00 CET

The Green Vision Scenario for Europe 2017
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Energy Charter Treaty

Quote from Anna Cavazzini MEP

The Energy Charter Treaty is incompatible with the Paris Agreement and the European Green Deal. We call for a fundamental reform of the Treaty. In the negotiations for its modernisation, the European Commission must work to align the Treaty with the climate objectives of the Paris Agreement and the Green Deal – this means: we must end the protection of fossil fuel investments and remove the highly controversial Investor-State-Dispute-Settlement provisions. If these targets are not achievable, the EU must withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty.

Brazil Container Port
©sergio-souza

Time to put the European Green Deal at the heart of trade policy

Opinion piece by our MEP's Anna Cavazzini and Saskia Bricmont

Trade Commissioner nominee Valdis Dombrovskis faces a packed in-tray. The EU’s trade policy needs a complete overhaul in order to be adapted to the EU’s new sustainability goals and to harness globalisation.

Money Laundering
Images_of_Money | CC BY 2.0
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Revelations about government failures must be a wake-up call

FinCEN files

The latest revelations by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) reveal the involvement of internationally operating banks in money laundering operations by the Mafia and by despots, oligarchs, terrorists and drug lords.

MEPs vote for more action to tackle money laundering

Quotes from Saskia Bricmont MEP and Sven Giegold MEP

Yesterday, the European Parliament voted on amendments to its resolution on Anti-Money Laundering (A...

Money Laundering
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Fight against money laundering in times of the Corona crisis more important than ever

Anti-Money Laundering Action Plan

The European Commission presented its new Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Action Plan. The plan, which is the first step before the legislative proposals expected at the beginning of next year, supports long-standing Greens/EFA calls for increased action on money laundering. The Commission also published an updated list of countries that pose a risk of money laundering.

Vietnam river boat
@christiane ahumada
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A wasted opportunity to support sustainable development and human rights

Vietnam Trade Agreement

The Greens/EFA group will vote against the agreement on the grounds of the Vietnamese government's continuing human rights abuses, repression of opposition and organised labour, continued deforestation, lack of enforceable human, environmental and social standards and exclusive rights for investors.

fence
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Humanitarian situation of refugees at EU external borders

Greens/EFA MEPs trip to Croatian border with Bosnia and Herzegovina

Greens/EFA MEPs Saskia Bricmont, Erik Marquardt and Tineke Strik have returned from a fact-finding mission to Croatia's border with Bosnia and Herzegovina and to refugee camps where they confirmed reports of violent returns of asylum seekers and migrants from Croatia to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Refugee Camp Lebanon
Worldbank (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
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European Parliament calls for the immediate return of the children of Jihadist fighters

Quote from Saskia Bricmont MEP

By calling for the repatriation of children and a coordinated European response, the European Parliament is taking responsibility and responding to Member States' inaction.

kids playing in grass @robert-collins

30 years of children rights: let’s act!

Thirty years ago, 20 November 1989, Members of the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). To date, it is the most widely ratified binding international treaty in the world - only the United States of America did not ratify it. However, there is still a lot of work to be done!

The EU-Mercosur Agreement: A threat to the environment and livelihoods?

20.11.2019

A Greens/EFA Conference

The EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, due to be voted by the European Parliament during this mandate, will be discussed in detail with researchers, experts and civil society. The event is open to all and will be livestreamed on the day

European Public Prosecutor
European Public Prosecutor
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EPPO: Kövesi chosen as Chief Prosecutor

Quote from Saskia Bricmont MEP

"The role of European Chief Prosecutor is essential in the fight against fraud and corruption in the EU and will be strengthened with Laura Codruța Kövesi's integrity, experience and determination," comments Saskia Bricmont MEP.