Robert Luschnick

Category: Parallel session


Mag. Robert Luschnik Born 10/1/1967 in Graz

1992-1996 Studies of Law at Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (thesis on environmental information law); Graduation as Master of Law at the Unversity of Vienna
1994-2001 Director of the Green Group in the Vienna City Hall
2001-2003 Director of the Green Group in the Austrian parliament (2003 in negotiating team of the Greens for government-level negotiations with ÖVP)
2003-2005 Director of the Green Group in the federal state parliament of „Niederösterreich“
2005-2016 Secretary General of the Green Group in the Austrian parliament: responsible for parliamentary management (national and federal council), law and infrastructure; manager of finances of the Green Group, member of the federal election board
2013 Member of negotiating teams of the Greens for regional government negotiations in Kärnten, Salzburg, Tirol
2014 Member of negotiating team of the Greens for regional government negotiations in Vorarlberg
2015 Member of negotiating team of the Greens for regional government negotiations in Vienna
2016 Member of the Board of the association „Gemeinsam für Van der Bellen“ („Together for Van der Bellen“), responsible for legal concerns of the presidential election campaign
2016; Authorized representative for the nomination of A. Van der Bellen 2017 Secretary General of the Austrian Green Party

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Zahid Iqbal

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Bénédicte Linard

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Sybren Kooistra

Sybren Kooistra (1987) leads the online- and grassroots campaign for GroenLinks, the Dutch greens. For the online campaign he focussed on creating video’s that could go viral, and the credo ‘always ask’ which has led to an influx of new volunteers and party members.

Ulrike Lunacek

Ulrike Lunacek is currently Vice President of the European Parliament; she has been an MEP (Greens/EFA) since 2009, EP-Rapporteur for Kosovo, Co-President of the LGBTI Intergroup of the EP; she is also a Member of the Committees on Foreign Affairs and on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.

Monika Baunach

Monika Baunach is the Constituency Coordinator and Researcher to Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East of England.

Dirk van den Bosch

Dirk van den Bosch was locally active for the young Greens and campaign leader for several campaigns. He then turned politician himself and became leader of the Greens in local parliament in the city of Leiden aged 21.

Boussim Fatoumata

She works currently as Executive Secretary of the African Greens Federation. She is the General Secretary of the green party of Burkina Faso “Rassemblement des Ecologistes du Burkina Faso”. She is a Jurist, with a master degree in Judicial Law.

Antolin Polanco

José Antolin Polanco, is president of the Green Party of the Dominican Republic. Activist and Green Leader in the Carib region, as a member of the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas, responds by the intermediation of conflicts.

Ska Keller

Member of the European Parliament since 2009
- President of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, since 12/2016
- Vice-president of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, 2014-2016
- European Greens’ front runner at European elections in 2014.

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