Member of the European Parliament | greens/EFA | BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN
Hello, my name is Erik and I'm actually a photographer, but I've been a member of the European Parliament since the 2019 European elections. My main topics are flight, migration and human rights. You can ask me your questions on my social media pages, on abgeordnetenwatch or via the Contact form put.
Humanitarian aid to Ukraine from the perspective of local NGOs
Together with my colleague Barry Andrews (Renew) and the NGO ActionAid, I held an exchange on Tuesday on the challenges and opportunities for humanitarian…
Vote on Common European Asylum System
Today we members of the Interior Committee voted on the parliamentary positions on four dossiers of the Migration and Asylum Pact presented by the Commission in September 2020. All…
Greece: Inhumane conditions in deportation prison
In the northern Greek deportation prison Paranesti, eleven refugees have gone on hunger strike to draw attention to the catastrophic and inhumane conditions in the camp. The…
What was important this week.
Here, at the end of the week, I give an overview of my work and the currently important debates and issues in the European Parliament. Calendar week 12/2023 International…
Internship in my Brussels office starting May 2.
Hello,are you a student or have you just finished your studies and want to get to know the parliamentary routine and the processes of the EU institutions? Then apply and support…
News from the Borders
The Border-News is also available daily directly on your cell phone: Here’s the Telegram-Channel. Here I inform you daily about everything that is happening in the European asylum…
I think podcasts are a good format for bringing politics closer to citizens, informing them about the issues I am working on and what everyday life is like in the European Parliament, why do parliamentary processes work the way they do and not the other way around, and why do they often work in a different way than you would imagine?
- Development (Vice Chairman)
- Civil liberties, justice and home affairs
- Foreign Affairs Committee
- ACP countries (Africa, Caribbean, Pacific)
You want to ask me a question?
Just write me a message via the contact form, but of course you can also send me a message at abgeordnetenwatch or via social .
Erik on Twitter
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