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 - 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.



13.04.2018 - 11:35

Turning waste into opportunity

The amount of waste has constantly grown in line with our prosperity. We have to turn the page now to break the link between consumption and waste and to reduce our waste or turn it into a resource. This offers major opportunities for our society...
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,...


Press releases

10.10.2018 - 11:29

Major step forward in reducing plastic waste

EPP Group in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe "Plastic litter is eating up our seas and beaches. If we do not act now, we might not have anything to act on soon...
18.04.2018 - 12:18

Circular Economy - making the most of waste

The circular economy means that we need to change our thinking from the ‘buy-use-throw away’ model to a more sustainable culture. The life cycle of a product needs to be planned from the...
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,...



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