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Plenary update - Strasbourg session from 12 to 15 December 2016

Plenary update - Strasbourg session from 12 to 15 December 2016

Quote of the week from S&D president Gianni Pittella: The European Parliament – the only institution elected by the citizens – has the historical duty to become the pillar of a new EU devoted to...
EU Asylum Agency needs to be bolstered to reflect reality of situation on the ground, Péter Niedermüller, European Asylum Support Office (EASO),

EU Asylum Agency needs to be bolstered to reflect reality of situation on the ground

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs department today voted in favour a report calling for more human and financial resources to be given to the European Asylum Support...
Marche de la paix pour Beni : la communauté internationale ne doit plus fermer les yeux face au massacre à Beni (RDC), #ConflictMinerals, #4Africa, Gianni Pittella, S&D Cécile Kyenge, Beni, à John Mpaliza,

Marche de la paix pour Beni : la communauté internationale ne doit plus fermer les yeux face au massacre à Beni (RDC)

La marche ‘March-Relay Reggio Emilia – Bruxelles’ pour Beni, arrivée aujourd’hui au Parlement Européen à Bruxelles vise à sensibiliser le public européen sur la tragédie que vit le peuple congolais,...
S&Ds secure strong committee majority for pioneering report on the European Pillar of Social Rights, S&D Group vice-president Maria João Rodrigues, Jutta Steinruck, employment and social affairs,

S&Ds secure strong committee majority for pioneering report on the European Pillar of Social Rights

Today, S&D Group vice-president Maria João Rodrigues secured a strong majority in the employment and social affairs committee on proposals to strengthen social rights in the EU. The report on a...
We want a better Europe closer to the needs of its citizens, say S&Ds, better functioning European Union, Treaty of Rome, Lisbon Treaty, Mercedes Bresso, Elmar Brok, Jo Leinen, #TaxJustice,

We want a better Europe closer to the needs of its citizens, say S&Ds

Today, the European Parliament’s constitutional affairs committee passed two reports with an ambitious vision for a better functioning European Union, which operates closer to the needs of European...
We support securitisation, but it must be based on sound foundations, say S&D Euro MPs, EU budget, STS (simple transparent and standardised) securitisation, S&D Euro MP Paul Tang, Jonás Fernández Álvarez, Pervenche Berès,

We support securitisation, but it must be based on sound foundations, say S&D Euro MPs

Today, the economic and monetary affairs committee in the European Parliament struck an agreement on a package of measures that will regulate the securitisation market in Europe. Negotiations on the...
Gianni Pittella has today been confirmed president of the Socialists and Democrats Group by acclamation

Gianni Pittella has today been confirmed president of the Socialists and Democrats Group by acclamation

This vote demonstrates a great unity and cohesion of the S&D Group around its leader who is standing as a candidate for the presidency of the European Parliament. S&D Group president Gianni...