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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,...
S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: "We oppose ISDS mechanism in EU-Canada trade deal"

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: "We oppose ISDS mechanism in EU-Canada trade deal"

“The Commission should listen to the concerns voiced by the European Parliament and the S&D Group about the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS) in the Comprehensive Economic and...
Gianni Pittella: EU sanctions should not be considered taboo

Pittella on the EU foreign affairs Council: "We expected more; some light but still too many shadows"

Following the conclusions of the foreign affairs ministers meeting in Brussels this week, S&D Group president, Gianni Pittella, commented as follows on the crisis in Gaza and Iraq: "We expected...
European peace initiative - Gaza strip, Israelis and Palestinians.

S&Ds are launching a campaign against the shameful silence of the EU on the Gaza and Iraq crisis

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said today: "European institutions are deaf and blind to the many international crises around us. It is a shame that the European Council president, Herman Van...
S&D Group calls for a permanent cease-fire and immediate humanitarian aid to Gaza

S&D Group calls for a permanent cease-fire and immediate humanitarian aid to Gaza

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella held talks with the Israeli and Palestinian ambassadors to the EU yesterday and today. S&D MEPs support EU efforts to respond to the humanitarian...
Gianni Pittella: EU sanctions should not be considered taboo

Gianni Pittella on Gaza conflict: EU sanctions should not be considered taboo

Following a conversation with European Parliament President Martin Schulz, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella, sent a letter to the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, on the...
S&D Euro MPs call for immediate EU action to stop the bloodshed in Gaza

S&D Euro MPs call for immediate EU action to stop the bloodshed in Gaza

S&D Euro MPs urge High Representative Catherine Ashton to fulfil the expectations of millions of Europeans who call for EU action to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip and to achieve lasting...

Pittella: “The EU must enforce a collective and strict ban on arms sale to Russia with immediate effect”

Reacting to the conclusions on Ukraine adopted by the Foreign Affairs Council yesterday and in view of the presentation of the European Commission work on possible EU actions against Russia scheduled...