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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...
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,...
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...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Gianni Pittella "My candidacy is for change. With Martin Schulz’s departure as president of the Parliament, the balance among the political families within the...
S&Ds: EU Trust Fund for Africa must put the people first

S&Ds in favour of sanctions against officials in DRC

Following today's adoption of a resolution on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gianni Pittella said: “We remain consistent in our full commitment towards the people of the DRC by...
The S&D Group unanimously backs Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for the Presidency of the European Parliament

The S&D Group unanimously backs Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for the Presidency of the European Parliament

The Socialists and Democrats have unanimously backed the Group president Gianni Pittella as their candidate for the presidency of the European Parliament. S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president Gianni Pittella " The European Parliament and the EU as a whole will be deprived of one of their greatest leaders. But political balance must be respected. A...
A lack of democracy and rule of law have frozen the EU-Turkey accession process, S&D president Gianni Pittella, rapporteur on Turkey, Kati Piri, Knut Fleckenstein MEP

A lack of democracy and rule of law have frozen the EU-Turkey accession process

The European Parliament today in Strasbourg, on the initiative of the S&D Group, adopted a strong resolution on the EU-Turkey accession process, urging the Council and the European Commission to...