Jürgen Trittin

Jürgen Trittin, Chairman of Parliamentary Group of Alliance '90/The Greens, will visit Boston, New York, and Washington, DC from May6th to May 10th, 2013. He will speak at several events throughout his trip, and will meet with UN and US officials.


– Born in Bremen in 1954
– University Diploma in Social Economics, Journalist
– since 2009 Chairman of Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen in the German Bundestag (Federal Parliament)
– 2005-2009 Vicechairman of Bündnis90 / Die Grünen in the German Bundestag, in charge of Foreign, Security and European Policy
– 1998 - 2005 Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
– since 1998 Member of the German Bundestag
– 1994 – 1998 Spokesman for the National Executive Committee of Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen
– 1990 – 1994 Minister for Federal and European Affairs in the Regional State of Lower Saxony; member of the German Bundesrat (Federal Council for the Representation of Regional States in Germany)
– 1985 – 1990 Member of the Regional State Parliament of Lower Saxony; temporarily Chairman of the Greens Parliamentary Group
– 1984 – 1985 Press Spokesman for the Greens Parliamentary Group in the Regional State Parliament of Lower Saxony
– 1982 – 1984 Managing Director of the Alternativen-Grünen-Initiativen-Liste (AGIL), Göttingen, City Council

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