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Sven Giegold

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845369
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175369
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Brussels
European Parliament
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
08H359
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel

Strasbourg
European Parliament
Bât. Winston Churchill
M01066
1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
CountryGermany
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Economic and Monetary Affairs (Member)
Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (Substitute Member)
Economic and Monetary Affairs (Coordinator)
Tax matters (subcommittee) (Member)
Delegations Switzerland, Iceland and Norway and European Economic Area (EEA) (Vice-Chair)
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Relevant Articles

solar panels
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Recovery Fund essential to ecological transition

Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF)

Today (9 February), Members of the European Parliament will vote on the outcome of the negotiations into the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), designed to help EU Member States through the economic fallout from the pandemic. The Greens/EFA group welcome the allocation of at least 37% of the total national envelopes to biodiversity and climate, as well as at least 20% on digital spending.

Luxembourg / CC0 Cedric Letsch
Luxembourg / CC0 Cedric Letsch
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OpenLux

Quote from Sven Giegold MEP

The new investigation "OpenLux" by Süddeutsche Zeitung, Le Monde, the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and others, reveals that Luxembourg is still a thriving tax haven.

mailboxes
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Reform of the EU's list of tax havens

Quote from Sven Giegold MEP

The European Parliament adopted a resolution with proposals to reform the EU's list of tax havens. Central demands are stricter criteria as well as a transparent and independent decision-making process on listing or delisting countries as tax havens. The criteria should also be applied to EU countries.

Water tap - Photo by Luis Tosta on Unsplash
Photo by Luis Tosta on Unsplash
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Clean water for the whole EU

Drinking Water Directive

EU-wide clean drinking water is a great success for the initiative from civil society. We owe it to the efforts of civil society that our drinking water will be cleaner in the future. For the first time, limit values for endocrine disruptors and stricter values for lead will make tap water cleaner. All of Europe will see the roll out of public drinking water dispensers.

Commission launches proceedings against Malta & Cyprus

Golden passports: quote from Sven Giegold MEP

Today, the European Commission announced that it is launching infringement proceedi...

Chemical Industry /BASF
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European transformation in chemicals policy draws closer

Chemicals Strategy

Today, the European Commission has just presented its Chemicals Strategy for Sustai...

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Daphne Caruana Galizia prize for journalists agreed by European Parliament

Quotes from Heidi Hautala MEP and Sven Giegold MEP

The Bureau of the European Parliament has just agreed to launch the Daphne Caruana Galizia prize for journalism. The prize, proposed by the Greens/EFA group, will distinguish outstanding journalism revolving around the principles and values of the European Union.

Money Laundering
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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.

money euro coins
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Apple ruling wake-up call for EU on tax legislation

Tax Justice

On Wednesday 15th of July the General Court of the European Union annulled the Commission's 2016 state aid decision concerning Apple in Ireland. The ruling by the General Court on illegal state aid to Apple in Ireland is a huge setback in the fight against tax dumping in Europe.

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...

Kid with toys.
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European Parliament calls for paradigm shift for sustainable chemicals and toxic-free environment

Chemical Strategy

The Greens/EFA group are calling for endocrine disrupters, used in cosmetics, toys and food packaging to be banned, as well as long-life fluorochemicals in all non-essential applications. The combination or 'cocktail' effects of chemicals should be addressed, rather than looking at the toxicity of individual chemicals.

Tax avoidance transparency
MORE TRANSPARENCY TO FIGHT TAX AVOIDANCE
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European Parliament permanent subcommittee on tax a victory for tax justice

The European Parliament’s plenary session has voted to support a standing subcommittee to look at tax transparency and to tackle tax evasion and avoidance.