Messaggio di benvenuto e biografia

Following his successful election to the Italian Senate, Gianni Pittella announced today, Wednesday 7 March 2018,  at a meeting of all S&D Group MEPs, his resignation from the Group presidency.

Possible candidates have until Monday 12 March 2018 to put themselves forward, with the election of the new Group president on Tuesday 20 March.

In the meantime, S&D Group vice-president Maria João Rodrigues will ensure a smooth transition as acting Group leader.


Grazie Gianni