Stefan Eck

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Stefan Bernhard Eck
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
1 July 2014
Constituency Germany
Personal details
Born 8 January 1956 (1956-01-08) (age 62)
Hamburg, West Germany
Nationality German
Political party Independent
Other political
affiliations
Human Environment Animal Protection (-2014)
Occupation Politician
Profession Businessman, advertising agent, artist, politician
Committees European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
Awards EU4Animals Award

Stefan Eck is a German politician, who, since 2014, has been a Member of the European Parliament, representing Germany. He was elected representing Human Environment Animal Protection, but left the party in December 2014. He sits as an Independent in the European United Left–Nordic Green Left group.[1]

Work at the European Parliament

In the European Parliament, he is vice president of the Intergroup on Animal Welfare and Conservation [2] and a full member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. He is also a substitute member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and Delegations for relations with the People's Republic of China, the countries of South Asia, the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian States and for relations with the Korean Peninsula. [3] He is also a founding member of the Interparliamentary Interest Group "MEPs for Wildlife".

His main activities include animal and human rights as well as environmental protection.

References

  1. ^ "spiegel.de: Buhlen um Europas Schmuddelkinder" (in German). Retrieved 2015-04-08. 
  2. ^ http://www.animalwelfareintergroup.eu/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/TAGESORDNUNG-304.pdf
  3. ^ http://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/de/124863/STEFAN_ECK_home.html
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