Helga Trüpel

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32-2-2847140
Phone Strasbourg+33-3-88175140

European Parliament
ASP 08H243
Rue Wiertz
B- 1047 Brussels

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

Party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Culture and Education (Vice-Chair)
Budgets (Substitute Member)
Culture and Education (Coordinator)
Delegations People's Republic of China (Member)
United States (Substitute Member)
Web http://www.helgatruepel.de/
Social Media http://www.facebook.com/pages/Helga-Trupel/32661055209

Vice-Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education

  • born 21.7.1958 in Moers, Germany, one daughter
  • graduated from High school in Moers, studied German, Religion and Education, Psychology in Bremen,  1988 PhD in literary sciences
  • since 1980 member of the party "Die Grünen"
  • 1987 - 1991 member of the city council of Bremen (Bürgerschaft)
  • 1991 - 1995 Senator for Culture and Integration of foreigners
  • 2003 - 2004 Vice-president of the city council of Bremen
  • since 1994 bureau member of the "Kulturpolitische Gesellschaft"
  • focus of parliamentary work:  culture, economy, science


Relevant Articles

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EU budget 2014

Greens to vote against bad deal, which continues perpetual cycle of EU under-budgeting

The European Parliament and Council last night reached an agreement on the EU's budget for 2014 (1)....

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Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020

Greens vote against incoherent and backward-looking compromise

The European Parliament today adopted the Council's proposal for the EU budget for 2014-2020 (Multia...

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Multiannual Financial Framework agreement

Greens/EFA motion for a resolution

on the Review of the Irish Presidency, including the MFF agreement tabled by Rebecca Harms, Daniel ...


Greens/EFA position paper on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020

Why we voted against the MFF and what a Greens/EFA EU Budget would look like. After months of negot...

Greens/EFA delegation to Lisbon


Live debates Friday 21 June 2013

The Greens/EFA hold a one-day conference in Lisbon to take stock of 30 years of European integration and discuss the Ulysses project, which aims, from a southern point of view, to show possible ways out of the crisis and sketch the outline of what Europe could look like in the future.

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MFF negotiations

Greens refuse to bow to coercive pressures from the Council

The negotiations on the EU's Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) have come to a head, with the Cou...

EU-US Transatlantic Partnership Agreement


Video od the press conference 21 May 15:30

Green MEPs will host a press conference to present the case for the cultural sector to be exempted from the scope of any EU-US trade deal, with negotiations looming.

Collective Rights Management


How to make it work

While the importance of collective right management as a principle is obvious, in recent years, many concerns and criticisms have been raised by both rights holders and users on the functioning of collective management societies. This conference will take place in the midst of the process of designing a new directive on collective rights management.

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Future EU budget (MFF)

EP must not back down on budget red lines

Commenting on the outcome of the first trialogue negotiations between the European Parliament and Co...

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Future EU budget

EU governments must cover all open bills for any meaningful negotiation to take place

A high-level meeting on the EU's future budget (multiannual financial framework) between European Pa...

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Future EU budget (MFF)

Line drawn in sand; EP must stick to guns on future-oriented EU financial framework

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution outlining its position in response to the agreeme...

Recent casualties in textile factory fires, notably in Bangladesh

Greens/EFA motion for resolution

Greens/EFA call on foreign companies operating in Bangladesh and Pakistan to favour commercial relations with manufacturers that operate in compliance with the basic ILO Conventions and the laws of the two countries