Franziska Brantner

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.


An EU Foreign Policy for a World in Disarray

To emerge as a resilient and formidable geopolitical power, member states need an effective and coordinated EU foreign policy.

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An Inside Job: European Societies Need to Look Within to Achieve Real Security

How should Greens respond to the very real sense of insecurity felt by many European citizens today? Four Green leaders from around Europe discuss how a Green security policy might look, and how to communicate it.

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A Balancing Act: How Europe’s Response on Refugees can be Strengthened

What responses are being prescribed by Greens who hold office in places heavily affected by these developments?

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Goodbye Germany?

The seemingly never ending Eurozone crisis has evolved into a start choice – does Europe take a leap forward into closer political union, or face a break-up of the single currency?

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