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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 Gianni Pittella after his visit to Spain A common progressive European platform is necessary if we are to relaunch the European project and to turn the European progressive...
Pittella meets Corbyn, we stand together against reckless hard Brexit option, Labour Party,

Pittella meets Corbyn: we stand together against reckless hard Brexit option

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella met today with UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to discuss Brexit and the future of the EU. The meeting came as part of a European tour to forge a new...
Mauritania

S&D MEPs in favour of strengthening EU-Mauritania relations

The European Parliament’s delegation for relations with the Magreb countries paid an official visit to Nouakchott and Nouadhibou in Mauritania from 20 to 23 February 2017, led by Spanish S&D MEP...
 S&Ds: Human rights in Vietnam must be improved, S&D Euro MP Antonio Panzeri, together with S&D spokesperson Soraya Post and David Martin, member of the ASEAN delegation, EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement,

S&Ds: Human rights in Vietnam must be improved

A cross party delegation of the subcommittee on human rights in the European Parliament, led by S&D Euro MP Antonio Panzeri, together with S&D spokesperson Soraya Post and David Martin,...
Pittella: The EU cannot be held hostage by the CDU-CSU's electoral interests

Pittella: The EU cannot be held hostage by the CDU-CSU's electoral interests

On the second leg of his tour of European capitals this week, following Spain yesterday, Gianni Pittella visited Lisbon today. Accompanied by S&D vice-president Maria João Rodrigues, he met...
S&Ds welcome new rules against tax avoidance, #TaxJustice, Olle Ludvigsson, anti-tax avoidance directive, Hybrid mismatch arrangements, Pervenche Berès,

S&Ds welcome new rules against tax avoidance

S&D Euro MPs welcomed progress made by EU finance ministers in the fight against tax fraud and corporate tax evasion during their meeting today in Brussels. S&D Group spokesperson on the anti...
Pittella and Valenciano meet Fernandez (PSOE): together we fight for a progressive European platform for a new Europe, #EuropeTogether,

Pittella and Valenciano meet Fernandez (PSOE): together we fight for a progressive European platform for a new Europe

As part of a series of meetings across Europe over the coming weeks with progressive family leaders, trade unions and NGOs, today in Madrid S&D Group president Gianni Pittella and vice-president...
the Polish government announced its intention to restrict access to the morning-after pill.

S&D Group stands together with Polish women against government’s new attack on women’s rights

The Socialists and Democrats are alarmed at a new attempt by the Polish government attacking women. Last Tuesday the Polish government adopted a draft bill restricting access to the morning-after...

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