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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...
Pittella with journalists from Népszabadság: The free press is in danger. Hungary risks turning away from full democracy

Pittella with journalists from Népszabadság: The free press is in danger. Hungary risks turning away from full democracy

The S&D Group today welcomed journalists from the closed Hungarian newspaper, Népszabadság. The paper, which often took a critical stance towards the government, was closed last month following...
La dégradation politique et humanitaire en RDC Congo se poursuit. Le Groupe S&D va proposer des sanctions

Deteriorating political and humanitarian situation in Democratic Republic of Congo – S&Ds propose sanctions

Following yesterday’s success on the conflict minerals agreement, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament met with the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs Federica...