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

What was important this week.

Here I give an overview of my work and the currently important debates and issues in the European Parliament at the end of the week. Calendar week 36 meeting…

A Europe for all?

European policy talks in a cozy atmosphere The Russian war of aggression on Ukraine, this year already more than 2000 dead in the Mediterranean, high inflation, the…

EU migration agreement with Tunisia

On July 16, 2023, the European Commission – without consulting the Council and the European Parliament – signed a migration agreement ("Memorandum of Understanding") with…

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
  • Foreign Affairs Committee


  • Maschrik
  • Afghanistan
  • Mediterranean
  • ACP countries (Africa, Caribbean, Pacific)

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Just write me a message via the contact form, but of course you can also send me a message at abgeordnetenwatch or via social .

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