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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 Group president: Gianni Pittella on the situation in Catalonia "To Rajoy and the Catalan authoritiies, I say invest every effort in dialogue. You can be Catalan, Spanish...
Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 11 to 14 December 2017 - S&D priorities on the agenda

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 2 to 5 October 2017 - S&D priorities on the agenda

State of play of negotiations with the UK + 33 3 88 17 5159 + 33 3 88 17 5523 The progress made in the fourth round of...
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Pittella on Catalonia: An illegal and invalid referendum but a sad day for Spain and Europe

Speaking on the on-going situation in Catalonia, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “This is a sad day for Spain and for the whole of Europe. There is no doubt that the non-referendum...
Two years of internal border controls will put one of EU's greatest achievements at risk, say S&D MEPs, Gianni Pittella, Birgit Sippel, control checks and border queues, Schengen,

Pittella in letter to Tusk: Romania and Bulgaria must finally become full members of Schengen

The S&D Group today demanded, in a letter addressed to the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk to take all the necessary steps to enable Bulgaria and Romania to join the Schengen area...
With Africa partner and priority

European Socialists and Democrats call for a real partnership with Africa

"We Europeans want and need to strengthen our co-operation, at all levels, with Africa – a continent blessed with immense resources, especially its people", argued the president of the S&D Group...
Safe country of origin lists must not prejudice individuals’ right to claim asylum, #EuWakeUp, EuWakeUp, migration, refugee, Asylum Procedures Directive, Sylvie Guillaume, Birgit Sippel,

Pittella: EU Commission finally acknowledges the need to revise Dublin

Following today´s decision of the College of EU Commissioners on migration, the President of the S&D Group, Gianni Pittella, stated: "After more than three years, the entire EU College of...