Viola von Cramon-Taubadel

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Viola von Cramon

Viola von Cramon-Taubadel is a member of the “Alliance '90/The Greens” since 2009 in the Bundestag. She serves as the faction’s spokesperson for European Union’s external relations and as the chairwoman of the Sports Committee of the Bundestag.

Viola von Cramon-Taubadel is a member of the German delegation at the Parliamentary Assemblies of the Council of Europe and the OSCE. She also is responsible for the International Parliamentary Scholarship of the Bundestag (Internationales Parlaments-Stipendium / IPS). Political interests of Viola von Cramon-Taubadel covers the Greek-German cooperation and South Caucasus democratization issues.

Before her parliamentary mandate, Viola von Cramon-Taubadel studied agricultural science in Bonn (Federal Republic of Germany) and Kent (the United Kingdom) and mainly worked in international projects implemented in Eastern Europe. In 2008 Viola von Cramon-Taubadel was awarded the Körber Foundation’s prize of the USable Transatlantic Idea Competition.

Viola von Cramon-Taubadel will be in Tbilisi (Georgia) from September 15th to 18th, 2012 as part of theInternational Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) group. Besides this mission she will have meetings with representatives of Georgian government, civil society sector, and media.

Viola von Cramon-Taubadel was hosted by the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office at its traditional public debates on Septemer 17, 2012: “The Electoral Challenges for Georgia’s Democratic Development: Test for the Efficiency of the European Neighborhood Policy”.