Jean Lambert

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2845507
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175507
E-Mail
Office

Brussels
European Parliament
ASP 08G107
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

Strasbourg
European Parliament
LOW T05087
Allée du Printemps - B.P. 1024/F
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party The Green Party of England and Wales
CountryUnited Kingdom
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (Substitute Member)
Employment and Social Affairs (Member)
Employment and Social Affairs (Coordinator)
Delegations India (Substitute Member)
Afghanistan (Substitute Member)
South Asia (Chair)
Web http://www.jeanlambertmep.org.uk/
Social Media http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jean-Lambert-MEP/5869598305
http://www.youtube.com/user/greenpartyew
 

 

  • Member of the UK Green Party since 1977
  • Speaker for the Green Party of England and Wales, 1992-93 and 1998-1999
  • Chair of the Green Party Executive in 1994
  • Author of No Change? No Chance!  
  • Member of the Campaign for Climate Change Advisory Board
  • Involvement in Charter 88, the Hansard Society, the Dalit Solidarity Network, Make Votes Count, Justice and the Waltham Forest Race Equality Council
  • First woman to chair the board of a building society in the UK (Ecology Building Society).
  • Was voted 2005 MEP of the year in the field of Justice and Human Rights
  • Member of the European Parliament since 1999

 


Relevant Articles

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European Parliament votes for improvements of the Dublin System

Common European Asylum Policy

We need an asylum policy that better reflects the needs of applicants. Family ties, social and cultural connections and language can all have a big impact on people’s ability to integrate into their new community.

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Dublin System reforms will ensure greater solidarity

Asylum

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee has voted on the reforms to the Dublin System, which sets out the criteria for which Member State should examine an asylum claim.

World Refugee Day Golden Containers portals
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Opening the doors to dialogue

20.06.2017

World Refugee Day

Far too often we just talk about refugees - it is time to let people tell their own story. This unique project aims at engaging with refugees around the globe, entering into a real dialogue with them and raising awareness about their situation.

Garment workers remain unsafe four years after Rana Plaza

Blog post by Jean Lambert MEP and Judith Sargentini MEP

Four years on from the Rana Plaza disaster, urgent action is needed to clean up the garment industry, say Green MEPs Jean Lambert and Judith Sargentini.

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Undocumented lives

29.03.2017

A Greens/EFA seminar

Is the current EU migration policy and suggested reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) pushing people into irregularity?

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UNHCR, CC BY-NC 2.0
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EU must put rights of children first

Migrant children

The European Commission is due to address the European Parliament today on how to tackle the disappearance of migrant children in Europe. The Greens/EFA group is calling on the Commission and Member States to put the rights of children first, regardless of their migration status.

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Employment committee backs strengthened regulations

Limiting exposure to carcinogens

The European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs committee has today backed the draft report on the amendment to a directive designed to protect workers from risks of exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work.

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EU-Libya migration deal has wrong focus

Commission must focus on protecting human rights

The European Commission has announced proposals for preventing refugees from travelling to the EU from Libya. Instead of focusing on keeping refugees out of the EU, the Commission should be ensuring they have safe passage and their human rights respected.

Jean Lambert for EP President

Statement from Jean Lambert on her candidacy

The Greens/EFA group nominated British MEP Jean Lambert as their candidate for the presidency of the European Parliament.

Jean Lambert for President of the European Parliament

Statement from Jean Lambert on her candidacy

The European Parliament will elect its new President for the second half of this Parliamentary term. Jean Lambert, MEP for London, is the Greens/EFA candidate.

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European Parliament presidency

Greens/EFA group nominates Jean Lambert

The Greens/EFA group today nominated British MEP Jean Lambert as their candidate for the presidency ...

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Commission labour mobility package

Proposals could undermine “social Europe”

The European Commission has today announced its proposals on EU social security coordination.They in...