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Pittella: The detention of the Kurdish HDP leaders is unacceptable. Turkish authorities must set them free, Kurdish Peoples Democracy Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ,

Pittella: The detention of the Kurdish HDP leaders is unacceptable. Turkish authorities must set them free

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella has reacted to the detention of two co-leaders of the Kurdish Peoples Democracy Party (HDP) with the following statement: "The S&D Group is devastated by...
S&Ds: Proud of awarding Sakharov prize to Yazidi women, the Sakharov Prize for 2016 to Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar, advocates for the Yazidi community, Pittella, Elena Valenciano,

S&Ds: Proud of awarding Sakharov prize to Yazidi women

European Socialists and Democrats welcomed today’s decision of the Conference of Presidents to awards the Sakharov Prize for 2016 to Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar , advocates for the Yazidi...
Pittella:  EU must ensure protection of unaccompanied migrant children

Pittella: EU must ensure protection of unaccompanied migrant children

Speaking during a debate on the protection of children in the context of migration at the European Parliament today in Strasbourg, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “There can be no...
Pittella : A common and consolidated basis for corporate taxation is essential and necessary to fight tax evasion efficiently, #TaxJustice, Berès, LuxLeaks and Panama Papers, research and development (R&D), Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Singl

Pittella : A common and consolidated basis for corporate taxation is essential and necessary to fight tax evasion efficiently

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed with satisfaction the new common rules on corporate taxation proposed by the European Commission and urged the member states to show greater ambition. S&D Group...
CETA can open the way to fairer trade agreements. We won’t turn our back on citizens’ concerns, say leading S&Ds

CETA: Pittella calls for a swift compromise; Wallonia's case shows EU functioning must be changed

Following the stalemate in negotiations for the CETA trade agreement between the EU and Canada, the president of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, said: "The S&D...

S&Ds call for new social deal and respect of democracy in Romania

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella made a strong plea in favour of social justice and respect of democracy during a special Relaunching Europe event on Friday 21 October in Bucharest. The event...
S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

Plenary update - Strasboug session from 24 to 27 October 2016

Press conference with Gianni Pittella on Tuesday at 10.10 in room LOW N-1/201. Watch the action live : www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu Our Priorities ▶ Wednesday 26 October General budget of the...
The progressives launch Together: reform EU to save Europe, #EuropeTogether, Pittella, Stanishev,

The progressives launch Together: reform EU to save Europe

With a sold-out kick-off event in the European Parliament yesterday, the progressive family in Europe launched a fundamental reflection process on the future of the EU. The project called "Together...