Rebecca Harms

Member of the European Parliament in the Greens/EFA Group 2004-2019, Germany

Warsaw Security Forum

Rebecca Harms was born in 1956. Fighting against nuclear power has always been important to her private and political life. A gardener by profession, Rebecca Harms was one of the cofounders of a citizen's group combating the nuclear waste disposal in Gorleben. For several years she was chairperson for this group. In 1984, when her friend and combatant from the German district Wendland, Undine von Blottnitz, was elected member of European Parliament, Rebecca Harms became her parliamentary assistant. Together, they discovered both Europe and the Green Party. Also being a member of the "Wendländische Filmcooperative" (film cooperative of the Wendland), Rebecca Harms contributed to plenty of documentaries. In 1994 she was elected to the regional parliament in Lower Saxony, where she was elected chairperson of the green parlimentary group in 1998. Since 1998 she is a member of the party council of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. In 2004 Rebecca became member of the European Parliament where she is the president of the Greens/EFA since 2009. Rebecca is member of the Conference of Presidents and substitute member of the committee Industry, Research and Energy, of the committee Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and of the Committee Fisheries. In addition, she is member of Delegation Ukraine in the European parliament.

Photo and bio source : https://europeangreens.eu/sites/europeangreens.eu/files/profiles/files/CV%20Rebecca%20Harms.pdf

Rebecca Harms

Member of the European Parliament in the Greens/EFA Group 2004-2019, Germany

Warsaw Security Forum

Rebecca Harms was born in 1956. Fighting against nuclear power has always been important to her private and political life. A gardener by profession, Rebecca Harms was one of the cofounders of a citizen's group combating the nuclear waste disposal in Gorleben. For several years she was chairperson for this group. In 1984, when her friend and combatant from the German district Wendland, Undine von Blottnitz, was elected member of European Parliament, Rebecca Harms became her parliamentary assistant. Together, they discovered both Europe and the Green Party. Also being a member of the "Wendländische Filmcooperative" (film cooperative of the Wendland), Rebecca Harms contributed to plenty of documentaries. In 1994 she was elected to the regional parliament in Lower Saxony, where she was elected chairperson of the green parlimentary group in 1998. Since 1998 she is a member of the party council of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen. In 2004 Rebecca became member of the European Parliament where she is the president of the Greens/EFA since 2009. Rebecca is member of the Conference of Presidents and substitute member of the committee Industry, Research and Energy, of the committee Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and of the Committee Fisheries. In addition, she is member of Delegation Ukraine in the European parliament.

Photo and bio source : https://europeangreens.eu/sites/europeangreens.eu/files/profiles/files/CV%20Rebecca%20Harms.pdf