Tag: Sven Giegold

“Chances of new start under PM Abela have already diminished” –...

German MEP and European Financial and Economic Policy spokesperson Sven Giegold stated that the European Commission must get serious and start a dialogue with Malta on the rule of law under Article 7 and initiate a number of specific infringement proceedings. In a press statement, Giegold said that it is not enough for President von der Leyen to simply encourage Malta’s Prime Minister to continue reforms.

“Abela deserves a chance, but scepticism is appropriate” – Giegold

Newly elected PL leader Robert Abela deserves a change, but scepticism is appropriate according to MEP Sven Giegold.

“How can we afford a government in moral ruin?” EP discusses...

The plenary session of the European Parliament is meeting on Tuesday to discuss the findings on the special commission sent to Malta a few days ago.

Joseph Muscat was on the defensive – Giegold

Greens MEP Sven Giegold said that in his meeting with Prime Minister Joseph Muscat he had been used to meeting a confident man who would show that the criticism was unfounded. “This time it was different,” said Giegold.

EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive should become a Regulation – Giegold

The European Anti-Money Laundering Directive needs to become a Regulation, Green MEP Sven Giegold has said.Within this, the...

We need a new system to punish rights violations in Europe...

Partit Demokratiku is calling for a ‘new effective mechanism’ that regularly monitors and punishes rights violations carried out by EU member states.The party explains...

GRECO report says Malta’s criminal justice system risks collapse

A draft copy of a report by the Council of Europe says there are serious risks in store for Malta if it can’t fix...

“Whoever wants to testify against me can do so” – ...

Nothing more to add and anyone wishing to testify against me may do so. This was the gist of comment which Tourism Minister Konrad...

Giegold stopped from visiting Malta after pressure from the Socialist EP...

German Greens MEP Sven Giegold has been stopped from joining the European Parliament delegation visiting Malta multiple times.Sources in Brussels have informed Newsbook.com.mt that MEPs from...