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Pittella: "German right-wing forces must stop acting like a sheriff in Greece"

Pittella: Eurogroup should conclude the second review of the Greek programme and promptly open discussions on debt relief

Ahead of the Eurogroup’s meeting, S&D Euro MPs call on the Eurozone’s finances ministers to conclude the second review of the Greek bail-out programme and to discuss debt relief. S&D group...
Gianni Pittella calling on all MEPs to assume their political responsibility and go vote

Pittella: Commission proposals a step forward. Now legal migration channels must be opened

Speaking after the European Commission put forward a series of measures on tackling the migration crisis, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “The first priority must be to save the lives...
S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

S&D Times

Quote of the week For us a new phase has started with the outcome of the EP president elections and we will work together with our progressive colleagues in this house to strive for a better and...
S&D Group strongly represented in EP presidency with 5 vice-presidents and 1 quaestor

S&D Group strongly represented in EP presidency with 5 vice-presidents and 1 quaestor

Today the European Parliament continued voting for the new EP’s governing administration after the mid-term review. Out of 14 vice-presidents elected for the EP presidency, the following 5 vice-...
Pittella - close EP vote

Pittella: Congratulations to new EP president Tajani. Now a new political phase starts

Speaking following the election of Antonio Tajani as the new president of the European Parliament, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "I want to congratulate Antonio Tajani, the newly...
Gianni Pittella calling on all MEPs to assume their political responsibility and go vote

Gianni Pittella calling on all MEPs to assume their political responsibility and go vote

Ahead of the final round of the European Parliament president elections, S&D Group president and candidate for future EP president Gianni Pittella, sent the following statements to all MEPs: “I...
S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

S&D Priorities ▶ Tues 17 Election of the president of the European Parliament gianni.pittella@ep.europa.eu + 33 3 88 17 51 59 This Parliament needs a president who can increase the democratic...
S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have dramatically undermined the foundations of this...