Jean Lambert

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

European Parliament
ASP 08G107
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

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)
Social Media


  • 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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Latest tragedies in the Mediterranean and EU migration and asylum policies

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Ska Keller, Judith Sargentini, Bodil Ceballos, Eva Joly, Jean Lambert, Barbara Lochbihler,...

Situation in the Maldives

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Jean Lambert and Klaus Buchner on behalf of the Greens/EFA group The European Parliament...

Situation in Nigeria

Greens/EFA motion to resolution

Tabled by Jean Lambert, Maria Heubuch, Heidi Hautala, Judith Sargentini, Michèle Rivasi, Ernest Urt...

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Bangladesh/Rana Plaza tragedy

European businesses need to finally live up to their responsibility, two years on

Today is the second anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, which has been recognised...

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Beyond Dublin

A Discussion Paper for the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament

  The Dublin system is coming under increasing pressure. It sets out the criteria for deciding...

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Giant Trojan Horse Protests EU-US Trade Deal

Yannick Jadot, Jean Lambert

We are still fighting against the EU-US TTIP negotiations. This week, the fight was very much in Brussels, where our MEPs Yannick Jadot and Jean Lambert and others joined the demo. But we need everyone to make the case in their own countries too.

Situation in Libya

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Ernest Urtasun, Davor Škrlec, Jean Lambert, Bodil Ceballos, Jordi Seb...

Iraq: kidnapping and mistreatment of women

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

Tabled by Alyn Smith, Barbara Lochbihler, Michel Reimon, Jean Lambert, Bodil Ceballos, Ernest Urtasu...

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EU asylum rules

Court ruling underlines need for overhaul of Dublin regulation

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) today ruled that the authorities in Switzerland could not ...

A lesson well recited

Sven Giegold, Jean Lambert and Monika Vana assess commissioner-designate Dombrovskis

At first glance, Valdis Dombrovskis made an acceptable performance during his hearing. But when you scratch the surface his presentation seemed more like a well-rehearsed recital of a neoliberal version of a Juncker lesson. It remains to be seen if his prolific use of social trigger words will now be turned into commitments and actions.

EU commission appointment - problematic candidates and a problematic structure


Press conference with Greens/EFA Co-Presidents

A number of question marks hang over some of the commissioners-designate as regards their suitability for their posts. Some of the most controversial candidates will face their hearings on Wednesday, including Lord Hill and Miguel Arias Cañete. The Greens/EFA group believes that the choice of these candidates is problemtatic as regards their independence and potential conflicts of interest. President-elect Juncker must also share responsibility for their selection.

Situation in Iraq and Syria and the ISIS offensive

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Alyn Smith, Klaus Buchner, Bodil Ceballos, Heidi Hautala, Jean Lambert...