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the S&D Group will not accept backsliding on bonus cap"

Gianni Pittella: "Mr Juncker should know – the S&D Group will not accept backsliding on bonus cap"

In the run-up to the presentation of the new Commission, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella warned Mr Juncker he must take up the issue of defending the cap on banking bonuses immediately as an...
Jean Jaurès Foundation

S&D Euro MPs pay homage to Jean Jaurès in Brussels and Strasbourg

The S&D Group in the European Parliament will tomorrow hold events in Brussels and Strasbourg to commemorate the centenary of the death of Jean Jaurès. Jaurès’ ideas, his actions, his brave and...
Pittella on Ukraine: "Now Putin must demonstrate willingness to restore dialogue with EU"

Pittella on Ukraine: "Now Putin must demonstrate willingness to restore dialogue with EU"

Following the NATO meeting on Ukraine today and the Minsk agreement on a ceasefire in the Donbass region, Gianni Pittella, president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament,...
Gianni Pittella: "We will not support a European Commission with fewer women than today"

Gianni Pittella: "Gender balance in Commission is essential precondition for S&D support"

As the talks surrounding the nomination of the new commissioners continue, the S&D Group met today to discuss the main issues such as gender balance and the respect for fundamental EU values. S...

Gianni Pittella: “EU's role is to save Israel and Palestine from extremism”

During a two-day mission to Israel and Palestine, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella met with a series of high-level politicians including Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman, Israel...
Gianni Pittella: "Bosnia must be offered a clear European perspective"

Gianni Pittella: "Bosnia must be offered a clear European perspective"

Following his visit to Srebrenica during the International Memorial Week organised by the Langer Foundation, Gianni Pittella, the president of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, said: "...
S&Ds call for urgent joint EU action to stop deaths in the Mediterranean

S&Ds call for urgent joint EU action to stop deaths in the Mediterranean

"The EU cannot remain silent and watch as tragedies unfold on the high seas. 300 people have died in the Mediterranean in the past week alone" said Gianni Pittella, president of the Socialists and...
Gianni Pittella: "We will not support a European Commission with fewer women than today"

Gianni Pittella: "We will not support a European Commission with fewer women than today"

The S&D Group will not support a new European Commission with fewer women than in Barroso’s previous team warned today the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament,...