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Pittella : Benoît Hamon est le candidat de la gauche européenne, #EuropeTogether

Pittella: Benoît Hamon is the candidate of the European left

“For European social democrats, Benoît Hamon is the candidate of the left for the presidential election in France,” said Gianni Pittella. The president of the S&D Group spoke at a meeting with...
Pittella and Mayor of Athens Giorgio Kamini - Honorary citizen of Athens ceremony 17 March 2017

Collective bargaining must be guaranteed for the Greek citizens

Following a meeting today in Athens with the Greek Prime minister Alexis Tsipras, Gianni Pittella said: "Greece has already paid an enormous price for unjustified austerity. "We call on the Eurogroup...
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 "We call on the leaders meeting in Rome next week to fortify our European house. The more our house is threatened, weakened and under attack;...
S&Ds push through new law that will cut use of conflict minerals fuelling war, Pittella, men, women and children in Africa, #4Africa, #ConflictMinerals, Marie Arena MEP,

S&Ds push through new law that will cut use of conflict minerals fuelling war

After a strong campaign by the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament today adopted a new law to exclude conflict minerals from the European market. The law will introduce a legal system...
Gianni Pittella speaking in plenary

Pittella: Rome summit must lead to a new direction for Europe and not just a different speed

Speaking during this morning's plenary debate on the upcoming Rome summit, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella stated: "We cannot, Europe cannot allow itself to go through a further void, by...
S&Ds call for recognition of gender equality as policy objective across EU budget areas, #SheDecides, #ourfightwomensrights, Clare Moody, Pina Picierno, Evelyn Regner, Iratxe Garcia Pérez,

S&Ds call for recognition of gender equality as policy objective across EU budget areas

The Socialists and Democrats secured a majority in the plenary today in Strasbourg for three important resolutions related to gender equality. In the afternoon, the S&Ds also reiterated their...
S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 13 to 16 March 2017. S&D priorities on the agenda

S&D priorities on the agenda, 13 to 16 March 2017 Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 9 and 10 March including Rome Declaration Gianni Pittella gianni.pittella@ep.europa.eu + 33 3 88...