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Barcelona terrorism 17 Aug 2017

S&D leaders call for unity against terrorism and for a European FBI

The Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today condemned the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, and asked the EU member states to strengthen co-operation and...
Civilians look on at landscape devastated by floods and landslides in Sierra Leone

Gianni Pittella: The EU must help Sierra Leone with the utmost urgency!

The death toll in Sierra Leone keeps rising following the floods and landslides of recent days, with more than 300 killed and thousands of missing persons in the capital, Freetown. Today, the...
Pittella on Venezuela: Assembly election was a sham. Maduro must end slide to authoritarianism,

Pittella on Venezuela: Assembly election was a sham. Maduro must end slide to authoritarianism

The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament are deeply concerned about the rapidly deteriorating situation in Venezuela and have criticised yesterday’s vote on creating a new...
Pittella: Schulz and Gentiloni are right – all EU Members must show solidarity on migration

Pittella: Schulz and Gentiloni are right – all EU members must show solidarity on migration

Speaking following the Commission decision to move ahead with infringement proceedings against states that refuse to accept the relocation of refugees and ahead of a meeting between SDP Candidate for...
Pittella: Infringement procedures inevitable if Polish government continues to steer Poland away from democracy, rule of law,

Pittella: Infringement procedures inevitable if Polish government continues to steer Poland away from democracy

Following today’s outcome of the College of Commissioners concerning the situation in Poland, the S&D leader, Gianni Pittella, stated: "The Polish government is constantly jeopardising the rule...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “We stand for a Europe that sticks together and invests in the future for the many, not just for the friends of the business club” Gianni Pittella Past activities The Commission’s...