For a Strong European Pillar of Social Rights
The European Union is an appealing project, but we need to change the way it is working!
MJR's report on European Pillar of Social Rights has been adopted by the European Parliament
Socialists led a solid progressive majority for social convergence in the EU
Strengthening European sovereignty is crucial to ensure National sovereignty
MJR on the future of the European Union in Plenary

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by Maria João Rodrigues

How can countries converge in spite of their differences?

On the impact of the Eurozone crisis and its far-reaching implications for European governance inside and outside the EU borders.

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MJR's report on Social Pillar includes concrete proposals for social rights in a changing, digital economy
MJR at Joseph Muscat (Prime Minister of Malta) during the plenary debate on the Maltese EU Presidency
We do need European law for social matters!
EU must re-assert itself as Democratic, Cultural, Social and Economic Power
2017 iAGS confirms that stronger public investment can play a decisive role in increasing employment and well-being
As founder of the May 9 Movement, MJR calls for a new EU Roadmap including a strong Social pillar
MJR on the independent Annual Growth Survey (iAGS) 2017
MJR met with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council
28/10/2016 - Brussels - European Council
29/11/2016 - Brussels
18/01/2017 - Strasbourg - European Parliament
19/01/2017 - Strasbourg - European Parliament


Maria João Rodrigues

MARIA JOÃO RODRIGUES, former Minister of Employment in Portugal, European policy-maker since 2000, in EU Presidency teams, in the European Commission and now Member of the European Parliament, as the First Vice-President of the S&D Group in charge of general coordination and interface with the other EU institutions and working with the Committees of Economic and Social Affairs. Main political outcomes: the EU Strategy for Growth and Jobs, the Lisbon Treaty, solutions for the Eurozone and the Refugees crisis, the Strategic Partnerships for sustainable development with China, Brazil and others.




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