Our plenary work

Plenary topics
Published 12/09/2014

Gaza

In Palestine, there is political stalemate and a desperate humanitarian situation. The Gaza war has caused 2138 Palestinian deaths – 490 of them

Plenary topics
Published 11/07/2014

We are proud to welcome the S&Ds new Bureau

We are proud to welcome our new Bureau, elected on 25 June 2014. The team has a clear gender balance and reflects European diversity with members

Plenary topics
Published 11/07/2014

Election of the President of the Commission

The election of the new president of the European Commission by the European Parliament is a victory for our institution and the S&D Group is ready to

Plenary topics
Published 11/07/2014

EU US Negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement – TTIP

As Socialists and Democrats we recognise the opportunities of the agreement. These include improved access to US markets for services and public

Plenary topics
Published 11/07/2014

Council and Commission statements – Withdrawal of the Maternity Leave Directiv

The European Commission is considering withdrawing the draft Maternity Leave Directive (also known as the Estrela report) which was adopted with a

Plenary topics
Published 11/07/2014

Situation in Ukraine (resolution to be voted on Thursday 17 July)

The current situation in Ukraine means the Ukrainian government must make sustained efforts to strengthen economic stability and the political

Plenary topics
Published 11/07/2014

Situation in Iraq

The territorial advances of the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are extremely concerning. The internal conflict in Iraq is

Plenary topics
Published 25/06/2014

Opening of the Italian Presidency of the EU

On Wednesday 2nd of July Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will address the plenary to mark the opening of the Italian Presidency of the EU (15h00).

Plenary topics
Published 25/06/2014

The 8th legislature of the European Parliament kicks off on 1 July 2014 in Strasbourg

Following the European elections held on 25 May 2014, the European Parliament will hold its first plenary session in Strasbourg from 1st to 3rd July.

Plenary topics
Published 08/04/2014

Conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer

This report reflects the European Parliament's first-reading position on the directive proposed by the Commission on intra-corporate transferees (ICTs