Viola von Cramon-Taubadel was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019 and belongs to the Group of The Greens/European Free Alliance. Since her election, she has served on the Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) and as a substitute in the Committees on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), on Budget Control (CONT) as well as on Culture and Education (CULT). Since July 2020 she has also been a member of the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes in the European Union, including Disinformation (INGE), which will continue its work as INGE 2 for another twelve months until March 2023.
In addition to her committee assignments, she is the First Vice-Chair of the EP’s delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, member of the EU-Serbia delegation, the EURONEST Parliamentary Assembly and the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee as well as a substitute member to the Delegation for relations with Japan.
Prior to her EP mandate, she represented Lower Saxony in the German federal parliament from 2009 to 2013 where she was the spokesperson for EU foreign relations and for sports policy. Already during her studies of agricultural economics, she worked in international projects in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Estonia, Poland and China.