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Gianni Pittella from Malta: Europe united against Trump, #EuwakeUp, undermining EU values and threatening our democracies, refugee crisis, asylum, migration, refugees, investment and jobs and the creation of a true European social pillar, #SocialRights,

The EPP needs to respect the independence of the maltese judiciary

In response to a press statement made by EPP Group on the 16 November 2017 entitled “Revoke arrest warrants and provide Russian whistleblower with protection - David Casa”, about the position of Ms...
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Pittella: Democracy in Poland is at a crossroads, we must act now before it is too late

A broad majority in the European Parliament today backed a resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland. The Parliament urges the Polish government to fully implement the recommendations put...
Daphne Caruana Galizia

We need full independent investigation into murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

The S&D Group has called for a full independent investigation into the murder of the Maltese journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia. The call came during a debate in the European...
EU countries must do more to protect refugees during current cold snap

We need to act now to prevent asylum crisis on Greek islands this winter

All EU member states must immediately stop sending asylum seekers back to Greece under the Dublin system. That was one of a series of urgent measures called for by the S&D Group in a debate in...
S&D Group - Digital Europe Working Group - Robotics.

The left needs to shape the robot revolution

S&D Group MEPs met with experts from academia, industry and civil society to discuss the effects of the robot revolution on Europe. The conference followed the adoption of the European Parliament...
extraordinary EU Council summit on migration

Pittella: Urgent action needed to prevent humanitarian crisis on Greek Islands this winter

The S&D Group is calling for the Council and Commission to work urgently with the Greek authorities to prevent a humanitarian crisis occurring this winter in refugee camps on the Greek islands...
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E-Privacy: A victory for citizens’ interests over lobbying efforts of big business

The European Parliament in Strasbourg today voted in favour of starting negotiations with the Council and Commission over new rules to give citizens control over how their confidential information...
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Entry-Exit system: Border management is vital for a good functioning of the Schengen area

The European Parliament today approved a new Entry-Exit system for all non-EU nationals arriving in the passport-free Schengen area. S&D Group vice-president and negotiator for the new system,...