Erik Marquardt

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.

Erik's blog

Erik Marquardt

News from the Borders

Here I inform you daily about everything that is happening in European asylum and migration policy and at the external borders. The Border-News is also available daily…

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 46 and…

Posting: Internship position for my Brussels office.

Application deadline: 18.11.2021Internship start date: 01.01.2021 Dear interested parties,There is again a vacant internship position in my team in Brussels! In my daily parliamentary life in Brussels I follow with my…

Study: Poor training among border officers

„I work at the [name redacted] border patrol station and have been in border patrol for a long time. Some of us no longer have the will or the strength to watch,…

Job Posting: Office Management and Finance.

We are inviting applications. There is a short-term vacancy in my great team in the Brussels can apply until 18 November. For administrative support…

No more EU funding for forced labour in Eritrea

With the so-called "Emergency Trust Fund for Africa", the EU created an instrument in 2015 to "address the root causes of instability, displacement and irregular migration and…

Thick Board - The Podcast with Erik Marquardt

Thick board

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



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