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EUROGROUP on EU stars

Pittella: Centeno as Eurogroup president is a victory for Europe against blind austerity

S&D Group leader Gianni Pittella congratulates Portuguese minister of finance Màrio Centeno who has been elected as the new president of the Eurogroup. Màrio Centeno will replace Jeroen...
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Pittella: A common progressive candidate for European Commission presidency is a victory for democracy and the EU

Following the PES Council in Lisbon and the decision to preserve the Spitzenkandidaten system for the election of the next president of the European Commission, the S&D leader, Gianni Pittella,...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week Only a strategic long-term vision and initiatives, such as the EU's External Investment Plan (EIP) for Africa, will enable us to fight effectively against the root causes of...
Pittella  EU and Africa summit

African Union-EU Summit: Parliaments and people must stay at the heart of Africa-EU relations

On the eve of the African Union and European Summit, a strong S&D delegation took part in Abidjan at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and the European Parliament Summit, which adopted today an...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D MEP Iratxe García Pérez “The roots of sexual harassment and abuse lie in an unequal society, where one side can misuse the power they have over someone else, where the...
Gianni Pittella meeting Faustin-Archange Touadéra, president of the Central African Republic

Gianni Pittella: End the barbarism in Libya and invest in Africa

Africa is a crucial partner for the future of Europe. This is a firmly held conviction for Gianni Pittella, the President of the Socialists and Democrats Group. During a high-level conference on...