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Monday, May 6, 2013
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Starr Auditorium (Belfer Building, floor 2)
Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Please join the McCloy Fellows for
a lecture by
German, Green Party MP
More about Juergen Tritton:
Since 2009, Jürgen Trittin has been Chairman of the Parliamentary Group Alliance 90/The Greens in the German Parliament. He studied social sciences in Göttingen, Germany, and worked as a research assistant, press spokesman of Alliance 90/The Greens in the Regional State Parliament of Lower Saxony and as a freelance journalist. After having won a seat in the Regional State Parliament of Lower Saxony in 1985, Trittin was Minister for Federal and European Affairs in the Regional State of Lower Saxony from 1990 to 1994.
From 1994 to 1998, he was Spokesman for the National Executive Committee of Alliance 90/The Greens. In 1998, Jürgen Trittin was elected Member of the German Parliament. From 1998 to 2005, he was German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. Until 2009 he was vice-chairman of the Parliamentary Group Alliance 90/The Greens in the German Parliament, in charge of Foreign, Security and European Policy.