PRESS RELEASE: The Italian operation to rescue refugees at sea must be maintained. We cannot abandon vulnerable people in the Mediterranean. Ska Keller, migration policy spokesperson of the Greens in the European Parliament, has commented on the Italian government's plan to stop the 'Mare Nostrum' operation which has rescued many…
PRESS RELEASE - Brussels, 1 August 2014 Commenting on the failure of the WTO agreement Greens/EFA spokesperson on trade issues Ska Keller today said: "The concerns voiced by India and other developing countries regarding the conclusion of the WTO agreement from Bali are legitimate and consistent with their interests. Developing…
The Free-Trade Agreements with the countries of Southern Africa, Western Africa and Cameroon will soon be finalised. It is a setback for the development cooperation of the EU. The European Commission wants to reconfigure its trade relations with the countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP-Countries, most of…
Coinciding with the sixth negotiating round of the controversial EU-US TTIP* trade negotiations this week, a new European Citizens' Initiative on TTIP was successfully registered with the European Commission. The Greens/EFA group has announced it will support the initiative and will proactively work to ensure a successful outcome. Announcing this,…
On Tuesday, the European Parliament will vote whether JC Juncker should be the new President of the Commission. His nomination by the Council has been a victory of democracy and also an institutional victory of the parliament. I have defended very strongly his right to be the first to try…