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S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

Pittella: Council conclusions on Africa-EU Partnership show that a more constructive approach is needed

Commenting on the Council conclusions for a renewed impetus on the Africa-EU Partnership and ahead of the World Refugee Day of 20 June, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “The conclusions...
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Pittella: Relieved that Brexit negotiations can finally start. Enough time has been wasted on the Tories' electoral gamble

Commenting on the commencement of Brexit negotiations today, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "We are relieved that Brexit negotiations will start today. This is long overdue. Enough...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “When the Socialists and Democrats called for the end of roaming charges some years ago, we faced a lot of opposition from national governments, from corporations, and the...
Pittella: Whatever it takes to prevent Grexit and save Europe must be done, European Central Bank, ECB, Governing Council of the ECB, eurogroup, Tsipras, Eurozone, IMF

The Greek people deserve a fair future - and the entire Eurozone needs to work together to achieve this, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the Eurogroup’s agreement to unblock €8.5 billion in loans for Greece. This decision will prevent a further crisis and takes a step forward in the direction of a...
S&Ds secure roaming deal: Europeans will no longer have to switch off data while travelling,  roaming, Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, wholesale data cap,

Pittella: Goodbye roaming, welcome Europe! We are finally ending roaming surcharges from tomorrow

This Thursday, 15 June 2017, finally roaming surcharges will be abolished in the EU. With the approval of lower inter-operator roaming charges the Socialists and Democrats pushed through the last...