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S&D Group: New aid package means EU is frontrunner in humanitarian support for education in emergencies, €52 million humanitarian aid package, Commissioner Christos Stylianides, Pittella, #EDUCA campaign, 1% to 4%, 4% of humanitarian aid funding to educat

S&D Group: New aid package means EU is frontrunner in humanitarian support for education in emergencies

The S&D Group welcomes the European Commission's decision to adopt a €52 million humanitarian aid package aimed specifically at educational projects for children in emergency situations in 2016...
Pittella: Cyprus reunification is an historical duty and will demonstrate that coexistence of different cultures in Europe is needed and is possible, no more walls in Europe, European principles and values,

The solution to the Cyprus problem should be in line with the EU's principles and values

Gianni Pittella, leader of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, will pay an official visit to Cyprus from 22 to 23 March for a series of meetings with the state and political leadership of...
Eritrean authorities must end detention of innocent civilians, say S&Ds, ongoing human-rights violations, #Africa, Norbert Neuser, European Development Fund (EDF), National Indicative Programme (NIP), Dawit Isaak, Marita Ulvskog,

Eritrean authorities must end detention of innocent civilians, say S&Ds

Following a discussion on the human-rights situation in Eritrea during the European Parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg, S&D MEPs expressed their concern about ongoing human-rights...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

Weekly Update - 05/02/2016

After a busy plenary session in France, we are looking forward to returning to our daily events back in Brussels. During the past session we have had interesting and lively debates and votes on...
Gianni Pittella: Turkish government must respect pluralism and return to dialogue, leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, Kurdish political party of Turkey, human rights, peace process, S&D MEP Kati Piri, rule of law,

Gianni Pittella: Turkish government must respect pluralism and return to dialogue

Following an exchange of views with the leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, during today's Group meeting in the European Parliament, S&D president Gianni Pittella...