Advanced Search

Greens/EFA to vote against Ursula von der Leyen as Commission President

10.07.2019

EU Top jobs

Following today's hearing with the nominee for EU Commission Presidency, Ursula von der Leyen, the Greens/EFA group decided to vote against her candidacy next week, says Greens/EFA President Ska Keller:


en
ursula von der leyen
Mueller / (CC BY-SA 2.0)

GREENS/EFA meet with nominee for Commission President

10.07.2019

LIVESTREAM 10 July 2019 | 16:30-18:30

Will Ursula von der Leyen be the President of change ? The GREENS/EFA group have invited her to a group meeting during which our MEPs will address their questions and expect to see clear proposals on policies.


en | fr | de
European flag 530x390
© Alexander Briel

Greens/EFA Presidents meeting with Ursula von der Leyen

08.07.2019

Quotes from Ska Keller & Philippe Lamberts

Today, the Presidents of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament met with nominee for Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen. The Greens/EFA group have now invited Ms von der Leyen to an upcoming group meeting, which has yet to be determined, where she will be questioned by our MEPs in a web-streamed meeting.


en

Italy’s own goal - why the Commission should have a look at Italy’s new problematic tax scheme

05.07.2019

Italian decree on personal income tax for non-residents

The FIFA Women’s World Cup has spawned countless passionate debates in the past few weeks on fairness in sport. On one hand, we have enjoyed the impassioned efforts of all players as they contend head-to-head on the international platform - with the spirit of fair play that all sports people carry as ambassadors for their sporting discipline - and on the other hand we have seen the players’ courageous fight against unfair hurdles and unequal conditions women football players face in comparison to men.


en

Greens/EFA Vice-Presidents will push for more transparency, ethics and openness

04.07.2019

Heidi Hautala & Marcel Kolaja elected Vice-Presidents of European Parliament

Today, the European Parliament voted to confirm key positions in the Bureau of the European Parliament. The Greens/EFA group had two Members elected for Vice-President positions, Heidi Hautala, Green MEP from Finland and Marcel Kolaja, European Pirates MEP from Czech Republic. Our MEPs will push for more transparency, ethics, openness and digitisation and protection from harassment for staff.


en
strasbourg building ep
© European Union 2015 - Source EP

Time to guarantee ethics and integrity in the EU

04.07.2019

Ending conflicts of interest

A new political term is a new chance to upgrade the EU’s ethics systems to make sure any risks of conflicts of interest or corruption are completely stamped out. In a Union that is under constant attack, the best form of defence is to act with the highest standards of ethics, transparency and integrity. Citizens deserve no less.


en
Hemicycle European Parliament Strasbourg
European Union

Candidacy for the Presidency of the European Parliament

03.07.2019

Plenary statement by Ska KELLER (Greens/EFA, DE)

In order to defend Europe, we need to show the courage to change it for the better. As the only directly elected EU institution, the European Parliament has a key role in doing this leap forward.


en
merkel & macron
EU Council (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Greens/EFA group reject Council deal

02.07.2019

EU top jobs

Today, the leaders of the Heads of State and governments in the European Council agreed on a list of names for top EU positions. The deal agreed in the Council fails to respect the lead candidate process and the results of the European elections, says Ska Keller President of the Greens/EFA group in ...


en

Catalan MEPs should be allowed to take their seats

02.07.2019

Support from EFA MEPs for taking up their mandates

On the first day of the new parliamentary term, EFA MEPs supported the right of Catalan MEPs to take their seats in the European Parliament. More than 10,000 people gathered in a peaceful demonstration outside the European Parliament. They called for Catalans elected at the recent European electi...


en

The Greens/EFA Co-Presidents' briefing

02.07.2019

LIVE press conference 2 July 2019 12:10-12:30

Greens/EFA Co-Presidents Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts present the latest developments of the European agenda for the Greens/EFA group


en | fr | de
ska keller

Greens/EFA put forward Ska Keller as candidate for the EP presidency

01.07.2019

EU top jobs

Today the Greens/EFA group put Ska Keller forward as candidate for the presidency of the European Parliament. The vote will take place on Wednesday.


en | fr
European flag 530x390
© Alexander Briel

Greens/EFA demands for the Finnish Presidency

01.07.2019

Finland takes over EU Council Presidency from Romania which did not exactly show the highest integrity in its own politics. In this perspective Finland is the right member state to answer to the growing demands on transparency of EU decision-making. An important step would be to open up the document...


en