Rainder Steenblock

European-policy spokesman of the ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS parliamentary group in the Bundestag
Former minister at Land level
Born on 29 February 1948 in Leer

 

Education

1968 Obtained Abitur (school-leaving certificate giving right of entry to university) at the Ulricianum grammar school in Aurich

1968- 1974 Studied psychology, education and political science at the University of Hamburg

1974 Qualified as a graduate psychologist

1976 Passed second state examination, qualifying to work as a teacher in vocational schools in Hamburg

 

Professional career

1976-1994 Senior teacher at the College for Social Pedagogics of the Vocational School for Child Care in Hamburg, specialising in nursery teaching

1983 Joined ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS, manager of the Pinneberg county branch for several years

1986 – 1992 Member of Halstenbek local council, chairman of the ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS group on Pinneberg county council

1992-1994 Spokesman of the executive committee of the Schleswig-Holstein Land branch of ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS

1994-1996 Member of the German Bundestag

1996-2000 Minister for the Environment, Nature and Forests and Deputy Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein

2000-2002 Member of the Schleswig-Holstein Land Parliament

Since 2002 Member of the German Bundestag

2002-2005 European-policy spokesman, spokesman of ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS on the Committee on the Affairs of the European Union, member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Transport, Building and Housing. Substitute member of the Committee on Legal Affairs / Subcommittee on European Law and of the Federalism Commission, member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Since 2005 European-policy spokesman, spokesman of ALLIANCE 90/THE GREENS on the Committee on the Affairs of the European Union, spokesman on ports and shipping, substitute member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, of the Committee on Transport, Building and Urban Affairs and of the Committee on Legal Affairs / Subcommittee on European Law, member of the parliamentary assemblies of the Council of Europe and the OSCE

URL:https://raindersteenblock.de/zur-person/lebenslauf-englisch/