Press releases

Press Releases

Find the latest news from the S&D Group.

Filter options

Results: 627
Pittella: S&Ds welcome the adoption by EU Council of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations,

Pittella: S&Ds welcome the adoption by EU Council of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations

Speaking after today’s meeting of the EU Council, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “We welcome the adoption of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations by the European Council. The...
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 “In front of the Hungarian people, we want to be clear on this: It is not Europe who is confronting Hungary, it is not Europe who is attacking...
S&D Group welcomes the agreement between political parties in Skopje, Howitt, European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, governing party VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski, SDSM party, Special Prosecutor, Knut Fleckenstein,

Pittella: S&Ds condemn political violence in Skopje. After Orbán, VMRO is another awkward member of the EPP family

Following the outrageous attacks on MPs in Skopje, the leader of the S&D Group, Gianni Pittella, stated: “We condemn in the strongest terms the violence that erupted yesterday in Skopje against...

CDU stands with far right extremists to score cheap political points

During a vote on the budget discharge of the European Parliament, members of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany party (CDU) have voted on a series of amendments attempting to attack SPD...
New attacks on Hungary's democracy: Commission must send last call to Mr Orban

Pittella: Orbán is turning Hungary into an illiberal regime. The EPP must wake up and expel Fidesz

Speaking during a plenary debate on the situation of democracy in Hungary, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “Mr Orbán is turning Hungary into an illiberal and undemocratic regime. He is...
French Flag

Pittella: The French people have voted for change – now we must unite to block the Front National

Following the first round of voting in the French presidential elections, the S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “Tonight, the French people voted for change. It was a clear message that...
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 17.04.2017 “Another harsh blow against democracy and rule of law has been dealt in Turkey. This is yet another decisive step away from Europe...
Third annual School of Democracy kicks off in Reggio Emilia, #democracydays, Pittella, Stanishev, schoolofdemocracy, africa, Arab Spring

Third annual School of Democracy kicks off in Reggio Emilia

The S&D Group’s third annual School of Democracy kicked off in Reggio Emilia yesterday evening. Over three days, one hundred young people from over 30 different countries will debate and discuss...