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S&Ds to Commission and Council: no summer sale on migrants' and refugees’ human rights

Reacting to the large influx of refugees and migrants over the past few weeks and the worrying human rights situation they are facing, S&D MEPs called on the Council and Member States to provide...
Country-by-county reporting: Liberals and Conservatives need to put citizens’ interests ahead of big business, corporate tax transparency, Evelyn Regner and Hugues Bayet,

Public country-by-country reporting: Conservatives attempt to weaken tax transparency in Europe

Following ongoing negotiations on public country-by-country reporting, designed to increase corporate transparency in Europe, S&D Group negotiators for the file Evelyn Regner and Hugues Bayet...
S&D priorities on the agenda, 3 to 6 July 2017

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 3 to 6 July 2017 - S&D priorities on the agenda

Conclusions of the European Council of 22 and 23 June 2017 and preparation of the G20 Summit of 7 and 8 July 2017 ( Wednesday 5 July) Gianni Pittella gianni.pittella@ep.europa.eu + 33 3 88 17 5159 A...
Pittella: the migration crisis is no longer manageable. Italy needs solidarity. Europe, where are you? refugee, asylum, #EuwakeUp,

Pittella: the migration crisis is no longer manageable. Italy needs solidarity. Europe, where are you?

Commenting on the acute migration crisis facing Italy, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "Following the increasing number of immigrants, today the Italian authorities have pulled the...
Middle East Peace

S&Ds call for peace between Israelis and Palestinians through an end to occupation

Looking in-depth at the Middle East Peace Process, the S&D Group is hosting a two-day conference in the European Parliament today and tomorrow, with prominent speakers from Israel, Palestine,...
Cyprus

Cyprus: European Union best guarantor for reunification, say S&Ds

Tomorrow will see the start of a conference on the Cyprus problem, taking place in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, with discussions on the issue of 'Security and Guarantees'. Ahead of the talks, S&D...
S&D MEPs in Sicily to address the labour and sexual exploitation of women in rural areas, Iratxe García Perez MEP, Ragusa,

S&D MEPs in Sicily to address the labour and sexual exploitation of women in rural areas

An S&D delegation* dealing with women’s rights and gender equality issues will be in Ragusa (Sicily) from 29 June to 1 July to evaluate the current working conditions of women in rural areas, in...
“The Commission is right to act against Google”, say S&D Euro MPs

Pittella: The Google decision shows that Europe is not the Wild West

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the Commission’s decision to sanction Google with a fine of € 2.45 billion for breaching EU anti-trust rules. Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has...