• Birgit
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Member
  • Germany Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands
  • Date of birth: 29 January 1960, Bochum


  • LIBE Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • DMAS Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries


  • EMPL Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • DMAG Delegation for relations with the Maghreb countries and the Arab Maghreb Union

Most recent activities

Democracy and justice in Romania (debate)

02-02-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)02-02(2)

Third countries whose nationals are subject to or exempt from a visa requirement: Georgia (debate)

02-02-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)02-02(3)

Commission's answers to written questions

10-01-2017 O-000003/2017
  • At least since the terrorist attacks in France, Belgium and Germany, there has been a lively debate, also within the EU, about new security measures and ever more retention of personal data. In these debates, many might be inclined to say: "They can have my data. I have nothing to hide." A popular misconception! Why you should care about the protection of your personal data against abuse by security authorities or also by companies: This video offers concrete examples, with regards to the abuse of private photos. TS
    22/02/2017 10:24 - facebook



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