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.

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Erik Marquardt

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…

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…

Erik Marquardt

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…

What was important this week.

Here I give an overview of my work and the currently important debates and topics in the European Parliament at the end of the week. Plenary week in Strasbourg…

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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