Lead Candidate, European Green Party (EGP)
Ska Keller is one of the two lead transnational candidates of the European Green Party for the 2019 European Parliament election. Since 2016 she has been the Co-President of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament in which she was elected as a Member in 2009. She ran as a lead candidate also in the 2014 European election. On a national level Keller is part of the German Bündnis 90/Die Grünen party. Her political focus lies on migration and refugee’s rights, International Trade and the EU’s relations to Turkey. Keller has a Master of Arts in Islamic Studies, Turkology, and Jewish Studies from the Free University of Berlin and the Sabancı University of Istanbul.