We need diplomats to liaise with cities and regions
Parliamentary State Secretary, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
Franziska Brantner has been a member of the Bundestag since 2013 and was appointed parliamentary state secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action in 2021. She was previously the spokesperson for European policy and parliamentary secretary of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. Prior to joining the Bundestag, she was a member of the European Parliament, where she served as foreign policy spokesperson for the Green/EFA Group. She has also worked for the Bertelsmann Foundation in Brussels, consulting on EU foreign policy issues.
The EU and their allies have to get their act together on human rights. Lives are at risk.
The debacle in the UN could be the precursor of more clashes over human rights, with Europe as a target
A European Parliament debate on the EU?s role on the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) comes at an embarrassing moment
There are clear signs that the EU’s influence at the UN is declining in one of the areas on which it is most united: human rights