This website is an archive of the work of Marietje Schaake in the European Parliament between 2009 and 2019. Marietje can be reached at

Video: Marietje Schaake on dual use items

A speech about the role of the European Parliament in the dual use export framework, the digital arms trade from European businesses to repressive regimes and the extraterritorial impact of legislation and measures. When dealing with technology and internet, people should come first. We must embrace the opportunities through which technology empowers people and gives them a free voice, both in the EU and abroad.