• Maria João
  • Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament
  • Vice-Chair
  • Portugal Partido Socialista
  • Date of birth: 25 September 1955, Lisboa


  • EMPL Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • D-CN Delegation for relations with the People's Republic of China


  • ECON Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • D-IN Delegation for relations with India

Most recent activities

State of the Union (debate)

12-09-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)09-12(3)

State of the Union (debate) (2)

12-09-2018 P8_CRE-PROV(2018)09-12(3)
  • RT @OeParl: The #digitalrevolution can bring about a better society. It's a possibility for better jobs & working conditions. We have to frame this in the right direction. @Europarl_EN & the National Parliaments need to work together on this, co-chair @MJRodriguesEU at the #SECG conference.
    18/09/2018 12:38 - twitter
  • Zero-hour contracts, no access to social protection...We cannot accept this as part of the European model, as part of the European way of life. #DigitalRevolution yes but respecting #SocialRights #digitalisation #Vienna #Eu2018parlat #Eu2018at #Secg #eu2018at
    18/09/2018 12:36 - twitter
  • If the Austrian Presidency motto is ‘A Europe that protects’, here a very concrete proposal about how to finance access to social protection: We need urgently new sources of taxation as the #DigitalTax ! #SocialRights #digitalisation #Eu2018parlat #Eu2018at #Secg #eu2018at
    18/09/2018 12:33 - twitter
  • Everybody working for online platforms must have access to social protection and a decent labour contract. This is a central commitment of the European Pillar of #SocialRights adopted last year by ALL EU institutions #SocialPillar #digitalisation #Eu2018parlat #Secg #Vienna
    18/09/2018 12:27 - twitter
  • #Eurozone is still incomplete. Without fiscal capacity, it won’t be sustainable. Solutions are well known. Austrian Presidency @EU2018AT must be up to this historical responsibility and give the final push during the next Eurozone Summit in December! #Eu2018parlat #Eu2018at #Secg
    17/09/2018 15:18 - twitter
  • In #Vienna, chairing the @TheProgressives Preparatory mtg of the Interparliamentary Conference on Stability, Economic Coordination & Governance in the EU by @EU2018AT Cooperation btw EP & national parliaments is fundamental to ensure democratic accountability #Eu2018parlat #Secg
    17/09/2018 14:18 - twitter



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