Monica Frassoni

Category: Opening plenary

Biography

Monica Frassoni has been Co-Chair of the European Green Party since October 2009. She is also the President of the European Alliance to Save Energy (EUASE), a multi-stakeholder organisation advocating in favour of energy efficiency legislation, and the European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES), a foundation implementing projects of electoral assistance in developing countries. In 1987 she became Secretary General of the Young European Federalists. From 1990 to 1999 she worked for the Greens at the European Parliament on constitutional issues, internal regulation and immunity. In 1999 she was elected MEP with Ecolo, and in 2004 with the Federazione dei Verdi. Between 2002 and 2009 she was co-President of the Greens with Daniel Cohn-Bendit. As MEP she focused on the implementation of European law, citizen participation, the role of lobbies, infraction procedures.

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Other speakers in this session

Isabella Lövin

Isabella Lövin is a Swedish politician for the Green Party who has served as Minister for International Development Cooperation since 2014 and as spokesperson of the Green Party since 2016.

Amelia Womack

Amelia is the youngest deputy leader of any UK political party, and was elected aged 29 while still a member of the Young Greens. She is committed to youth engagement, and making young peoples’ voices heard both in politics and within the Green Party.

Sylvio Michel

Sylvio Michel is the leader of the Verts Fraternels set up in Mauritius since 1989 from the Organisation Fraternelle founded in 1968. He has served as a member of Parliament from 1976 to 1981.

Margaret Blakers

Margaret Blakers is a long-time environmental campaigner, organizer of the first Atlas of Australian Birds, co-founder of the Victorian Greens, organizer of the 2001 Global Greens Congress in Canberra Australia, founder of the Green Institute (Australia) and first Global Greens Convener.

Caroline Lucas

Caroline joined the Green Party in 1986 and has held many positions including National Press Officer (1987-89) and Co-Chair (1989-90). She won the party’s second County Council seat in 1993 and served on Oxfordshire County Council until 1997.

Christine Milne

Christine Milne had a very successful career in Australian politics during which she was the Leader of the Australian Greens at both the State and National level.

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