Month: November 2019

More than thirty MEPs sign a letter denouncing the “unusual level of violence” suffered by indigenous peoples in Colombia

Socialist MEP Iban García del Blanco has sent a letter to the president of Colombia, Iván Duque, to express “his concern about the situation of vulnerability that various indigenous peoples are suffering, given the growing violence inflicted against them by illegal armed actors.” The letter, which has been signed by another 35 MEPs from different …

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The free movement of workers in the EU still has its limitations

On 19 November, I organised a conference on “The Working Poor and EU Free Movement” in collaboration with FEANTSA (European Federation of National Organizations Working with the Homeless) in the European Parliament in Brussels. The objective was to remember the barriers and problems that European citizens face when they move to another country of the …

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Promote social mobility and equal opportunities in Europe

On November 11, I participated as a representative of the Employment and Social Affairs Committee of the European Parliament in a conference on “Promoting Social Mobility and Equal Opportunities” organised by the European Parliamentary Research Service, the ECSR (European Consortium for Sociolocial Research) and Population Europe (The Network of Europe’s Leading Demographic Research Centres). Today …

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Deafblindness must be recognized as a specific disability

Together with the socialist MEPs Alicia Homs (member of the Employment Commission) and Mónica Silvana Gónzalez (member of the Development Commission), I call on the European Commission to develop a legislative initiative that recognises deafblindness as a unique disability.In a written question addressed to the European Commission, we have also demanded that legal recognition of …

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