Sara Ständer is the technical officer for the Development Committee (DEVE) and also looks after the delegations for cooperation with the Mashreq, Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the Union for the Mediterranean. She originally came to Brussels to do her Master's degree in European Studies. In addition to her studies and work, she was and still is active as a volunteer in various initiatives for refugees and is interested in issues of urban planning and mobility. She is happy to answer questions in German, English, French or Spanish.
Fanni Bihari is the specialist for flight and asylum in Erik's team. She accompanies the EU Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. In her home country Budapest, she worked as a volunteer in initial reception at railway stations in the summer of 2015. Later, she worked on asylum cases and integration issues during her studies in Berlin and most recently did advocacy work on these issues in Brussels.
Krsto Lazarević worked as a journalist in Berlin, Vienna, Belgrade and Sarajevo. One focus of his work was the situation of refugees on the Balkan route. He brings this expertise with him and takes care of everything related to press and public relations in the team.
Lisa Weiß joined the team in January 2022 and takes care of the entire office organization in Brussels as well as citizen:inquiries and appointment coordination. In her studies, she focused on international politics and international security. Originally from Austria, she spent some time in the Netherlands before moving to Belgium. Besides German, English, some Italian and Dutch, Lisa is now trying to improve her French.
Michael Sebastian Schneiß
Michael Sebastian Schneiß takes care of the connection to state and local politics in Berlin. He also monitors the situation at the European external borders, especially in Greece. Besides his studies, he led the European election campaign for Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and knows EU politics in Brussels since his professional training. In his spare time he designs festivals and is involved in local politics on a voluntary basis.
Jennifer Kegler works in Erik's European Office in Magdeburg. She is the contact person for all inquiries from Saxony-Anhalt and coordinates the appointments on site. Jennifer is currently studying European Studies and is also involved in volunteering for a Europe united in diversity.“
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