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 - Delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly
  • Member - Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Substitute - Delegation to the UfM Parliamentary Assembly
  • Substitute - Palestine
  • 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

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...
Angela Merkel and François Hollande
12.12.2015 - 19:55

COP 21 deal an historic moment for the climate

"The historic climate agreement in Paris is a very important milestone in alleviating the negative consequences of climate change. There has been great mobilisation around the world for a common...
Plastic bottles background
02.12.2015 - 13:24

Circular Economy: we want ambitious yet realistic goals

The use of our resources in an efficient way is an important priority for the EPP Group which welcomes today's publication by the European Commission of the so-called Circular Economy Package...



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