Member of the European ParliamentGermany
Member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA), Mr. Butikofer was first elected in 2009 and reelected in 2014 and 2019. He also sits on the Committee on Foreign Affairs (A.F.E.T), and on the Committee on International Trade (I.N.T.A), where he serves as the Greens/EFA foreign affairs coordinator and as a substitute member for the I.N.T.A respectively. He is also the chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with the People’s Republic of China as well as a member of the Delegation to the United States and a substitute member of the ASEAN Delegation. He is also a member of the Europe/Transatlantic Advisory Board and the General Assembly of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the NABU Club, the German Israeli Society, the German Chinese Dialogue Forum, as well as the D.G.A.P and the E.C.F.R. From 2012 to 2019, Mr. Bütikofer was also the co-chair of the European Green Party.