Anna Cavazzini is a Member of the European Parliament for the Greens/EFA. Previously, she advised MEP Ska Keller on trade and development, worked for the German foreign ministry, the United Nations, and development NGOs.
Can global trade be reformed to be the vector for technology and progress proclaimed by its supporters whilst avoiding the social and ecological damage denounced by its critics?Read more
In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the French and European responses have focused on security and how to reinforce it. At the same time, far-right movements are making gains across Europe, attacks on mosques have increased and a distorted secularist discourse is leading to further marginalisation of religious groups.Read more
What made these European elections of 2014 so notable? For the first time, the European parties nominated joint leading candidates. This led not only to a greater personalisation of the European electoral campaign but also gave the elections a real pan-European dimension. What does the outcome mean for the Greens, and what conclusions can be drawn?Read more
The German coalition agreement contains many empty phrases and few concrete suggestions. There is absolutely no sign of a European idea, let alone vision.Read more
The German Green’s manifesto tries to strike a difficult balance between a clear commitment to Europe and a vision of another, greener Europe. In doing so, it makes it very clear that with Greens in government European politics would be different.Read more
While Germany phases out its atomic energy production and the expansion of nuclear power in Europe is mostly slowed down or even put to a halt, the Indian government plans to increase the country´s nuclear power production capacity by a factor of 100.Read more