Karl-Heinz FLORENZ

Country: Germany
  • BRU:
    ASP 14E242 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845320
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849320
  • STR:
    LOW T10019 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175320
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179320
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands
  • Member - ACP
  • Member - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Substitute - Palestine
  • Substitute - EU authorisation procedure for pesticides
  • Substitute - Union for the Mediterranean
  • Substitute - Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1947. Neukirchen-Vluyn (North Rhine-Westphalia). Training in commerce and agriculture. 1984-1992, Town councillor in Neukirchen-Vluyn. President of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, 2004-2007. Rapporteur and Member of the former Temporary Committee on Climate Change. MEP since 1989.



Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Seek Shelter
26.04.2016 - 15:39

A visit to the Azraq refugee camp in moving images

Our members Ivo Belet, Augustín Díaz de Mera García-Consuegra, Karl-Heinz Florenz and Viviane Reding MEPs visited the Azraq refugee camp, the second-largest refugee camp in Jordan, that is currently home to more than 39 000...
Pack of cigarettes
07.10.2013 - 11:00

Crucial vote on tobacco products

The Plenary is voting on one of the most controversial issues of this Parliament on Tuesday in Strasbourg. The EU Directive on Tobacco Products is being redrafted. Whilst everyone recognises that smoking poses a serious threat to one's health,...
Photo of hand holding cigarette
28.02.2013 - 09:30

A Tobacco Products Directive for improved public health protection

Currently, 28% of EU citizens are smokers. Since the entry-into-force of the old Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC) in 2001, tobacco use has been decreasing in Europe. However, tobacco consumption is still an important health issue: tobacco use...

Press releases

14.03.2017 - 15:49

Отпадъците трябва да станат ресурси

Европейският парламент прие пакета за преглед на законодателството за отпадъците, който съдържа четири доклада: Рамковата директива за отпадъците, Директивата за пакетиране и пакетажни отпадъци,...
14.03.2017 - 12:52

Turning waste into resource an opportunity for EU industry

The European Parliament today adopted the ‘waste review package’ which consists of four Reports: the Waste Framework Directive, the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, the Landfill...
24.01.2017 - 17:08

Circular Economy: turning waste into opportunity

"Since the industrial revolution, waste has constantly grown in line with our prosperity. We have to turn the page now, to break the link between consumption and waste, to reduce our waste and...



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