Dr. Franziska Brantner has been a Member of the German Bundestag and the Green Group in the Bundestag since October 2013. Prior to this, she was a Member of the European Parliament for four years. She was the Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament and the Parliament’s standing rapporteur for the Instrument for Stability. She holds a Doctorate from the University of Mannheim for her research on the reformability of the United Nations and a dual degree (M.A. and diploma) from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in New York and Sciences Po in Paris.
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