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Kim Van Sparrentak

Function Member
Phone Brussels+32 2 28 45933
Phone Strasbourg+33 3 88 1 75933
E-Mail
Office

Brussels
European Parliament
Bât. Altiero Spinelli
10G351
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel

Strasbourg
European Parliament
Bât. Winston Churchill
M03056
1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
CS 91024
F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Party GroenLinks
CountryNetherlands
Greens / EFA Group Member
Committees Internal Market and Consumer Protection (Member)
Employment and Social Affairs (Substitute Member)
Artificial intelligence in a digital age (Special committee) (Member)
Delegations Belarus (Member)
Australia and New Zealand (Substitute Member)
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Relevant Articles

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Housing rights before market interests, for a socially just recovery

Our housing system is not working for people. Across Europe, from Paris to Warsaw, Dublin to Athens, an increasing number of people in the EU are struggling to afford the rising costs of housing. Greens/EFA MEP Kim van Sparrentak is leading a report in the European Parliament to tackle the housing crisis.

Paper work, Office Work, Contract signature
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Parliament pushes through EU-wide class action in deal on collective redress

Consumer protection

"This directive fills the legal vacuum in the EU consumer legislation. With such new ground breaking instrument European consumers will no longer be left on their own, like in the Volkswagen emission cheating scandal. Empowering consumers and citizens is the way of the future." declared Heidi Hautala, Greens/EFA shadow rapporteur on the file in the Legal Affairs Committee

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A boost for innovation and anti-discrimination

Digital and data strategy/artificial intelligence

The European Commission presented its digital strategy, data strategy and for the first time presented a strategy on artificial intelligence and against discrimination. The digital strategy means that AI that poses limited risks to security and discrimination can be used for purposes that can benefit the public good

People together
People together
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Bland declarations on employment will not solve inequality

Roadmap for a Social Europe

We were waiting for a roadmap that could curb inequalities and tackle the scourge of poverty, but instead the Commission has offered bland declarations on employment. The Commission Roadmap reduces the social agenda to the issue of employment and leaves out issues such as poverty and social exclusion.

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Woman with facial recognition graphic on face

Automated Discrimination?

12.12.2019

How to prevent bias in AI and Algorithmic Decision-Making

Artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly important yet invisible role in our everyday lives. The Greens/EFA Digital Working Group invites you to a hearing on 12 December 2019 to discuss the societal impact of automated decision-making processes with a special focus on discrimination.