Stefan Eck

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Stefan Bernhard Eck
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Stefan B. Eck at the European Parliament in Brussels
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2014 – 2019
Personal details
Born8 January 1956 (1956-01-08) (age 67)
Hamburg, West Germany
Political partyEcological Democratic Party
Other political
Human Environment Animal Protection (-2014)
ProfessionBusinessman, advertising agent, artist, politician
CommitteesEuropean Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
AwardsEU4Animals Award

Stefan Eck is a German politician, who, since 2014, represented Germany in the European Parliament until 2019. He was elected representing Human Environment Animal Protection, but left the party in December 2014. He sat as an Independent in the European United Left–Nordic Green Left group.[1] Since January 2020 he has been a member of the Ecological Democratic Party.[2]

Work at the European Parliament[edit]

In the European Parliament, he was vice president of the Intergroup on Animal Welfare and Conservation[3] and a full member of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. He was also a substitute member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and Delegations for relations with the People's Republic of China, the countries of South Asia, the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian States and for relations with the Korean Peninsula.[4] He is also a founding member of the Interparliamentary Interest Group "MEPs for Wildlife".

His main activities include animal and human rights as well as environmental protection.


  1. ^ "Buhlen um Europas Schmuddelkinder". (in German). Retrieved 2015-04-08.
  2. ^ "Saarbruecker Zeitung, Ex-EU-Abgeordneter aus dem Saarland wechselt zur ÖDP" (in German). Saarbruecker Zeitung. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-01-29. Retrieved 2018-04-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Home | Abgeordnete | Europäisches Parlament". Retrieved 1 November 2021.