• Josef
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Vice-President
  • Austria Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs
  • Date of birth: 6 March 1950, St. Florian am Inn


  • LIBE Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • DROI Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • D-IR Delegation for relations with Iran


  • IMCO Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • FEMM Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
  • DSEE Delegation for relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo
  • DACP Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly

Most recent activities

Situation of Rohingyas refugees, in particular the plight of children

14-06-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)06-14(4.3)

Preparation of the European Council meeting of 28 and 29 June 2018 (debate)

12-06-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)06-12(2)

Iran nuclear agreement (debate)

12-06-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)06-12(10)
  • RT @TheProgressives: Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of #Copenhagen criteria, the foundations on which #EU enlargement policy is based. A reminder to never give up on our values despite the attempts of some countries to challenge them! We continue to fight for #democracy in and for Europe!
    21/06/2018 17:45 - twitter
  • RT @welt: Deutschland verdiente fast drei Milliarden an Griechenland-Rettung
    21/06/2018 17:33 - twitter
  • 🎉 Heute werden die #Kopenhagen Kriterien 25 Jahre alt. Diese sagen, dass #Rechtsstaatlichkeit und #Demokratie unsere Union ausmachen. Und sie sind so wichtig wie je zuvor. Alles Gute! 🇪🇺❤️🎊
    21/06/2018 10:42 - twitter
  • Todays 25th anniversary of the #Copenhagen Criteria reminds us: We have the #responsibility to fight for #Ruleoflaw & #democracy in #Europe. Pressbreakfast of @TheProgressives together with @UdoBullmann 🇪🇺❤️
    21/06/2018 09:18 - twitter
  • Achsenmächte-Gipfel in Linz. Drei Themen: Migration, Migration und Migration.
    21/06/2018 08:16 - twitter
  • RT @derStandardat: Ungarn - Ungarns Parlament verabschiedete "Stop Soros"-Gesetzespaket:
    21/06/2018 00:54 - twitter



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