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S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: Europe needs a strategy that will treat Africa as a true partner, africa, #EuwakeUp, Cécile Kyenge,

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: Europe needs a strategy that will treat Africa as a ‘true partner’

The sooner we can free ourselves from the foolish and false propaganda propagated by populists such as Le Pen, Salvini and Orbán, the sooner we can guarantee a future of peace and stability for our...
Immediate action needed to prevent humanitarian catastrophe in north-eastern Nigeria

Pittella and Kyenge kick off mission to Nigeria and Guinea Conakry for a real strategic partnership

As of today president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, and the ACP-EU vice-chair, Cecile Kyenge, start a crucial mission to Nigeria and Guinea...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the Week "Social democratic values and principles are needed more than ever in the EU. In the face of increasing inequality in our societies, lack of solidarity among people and countries,...

Following S&D call, European Parliament backs use of Article 7 against Hungarian government

For the first time a majority of the European Parliament has voted in favour of beginning procedures against the Hungarian government under Article 7.1 of the Treaty of the European Union. Article 7...
Gianni Pittella speaking in Slovenia

Pittella in Slovenia: We must radicalise our values and finally steer globalisation

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella is in Slovenia today as part of an event organised by the Slovenian Socialists and Democrats on the future of the EU. He was joined by S&D Group vice-...
S&D priorities on the agenda, 3 to 6 July 2017

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 15 to 18 May 2017. S&D priorities on the agenda

S&D priorities on the agenda, 15 to 18 May 2017 Conclusions of the European Council meeting of 29 April 2017 Gianni Pittella gianni.pittella@europarl.europa.eu + 33 3 88 17 5159 We welcome the...
Turkey can emerge stronger if it defends pluralism and justice

Pittella: Turkey’s authoritarian drift under Erdogan is closing door to EU. CHP and HDP must stand united for democracy

During a two-day visit to Ankara, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella attended the trial of the president of the HDP party, met with the other leading figures in the party and spoke with CHP...
EUROPE TOGETHER Event - Our Choice: A Sustainable Social Europe

Socialists and Democrats family: "High time to deliver on a Social Europe!"

Tomorrow the S&D Group will put the need for a social and fair Europe that delivers to all at the heart of the debate with citizens. The "Our Choice: A Social Europe" event - part of the "...