• 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

Decision adopted on the European Semester package including Annual Growth Survey 2017 (debate)

22-11-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)11-22(2)

Commission Work Programme 2017 (debate)

25-10-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)10-25(11)

Preparation of the European Council meeting of 20 and 21 October 2016 (debate)

05-10-2016 P8_CRE-PROV(2016)10-05(5)
  • RT @TheProgressives: We secured strong committee majority for pioneering report on the European Pillar of #SocialRights!…
    08/12/2016 12:25 - twitter
  • @FreekSpinnewijn Indeed @EPSocialAffairs report on #SocialRights calls 4 action to reduce & eliminate #homelessness
    08/12/2016 10:44 - twitter
  • RT @tomvdkendelaere: Trotse schaduwrapporteur voor de eerste etappe van dit werk, nu op naar plenaire stemming over de Europese Pijler v…
    08/12/2016 10:39 - twitter
  • Intense work w @tomvdkendelaere @EnriqueCalvet @GabiZimmerMEP @MeszericsT @AgeaLaura => very strong @EPSocialAffairs report #SocialRights
    08/12/2016 10:29 - twitter
  • @EPSocialAffairs has approved my draft report on the European Pillar of #SocialRights: 34+, 14-, 4 abst. Many thanks to all negotiators!
    08/12/2016 10:23 - twitter
  • RT @renatemargot: .@EFJEUROPE fully supports @MJRodriguesEU report! Precarious working conditions are gift to quality in media
    08/12/2016 10:20 - twitter



  • Parlement européen
    Bât. Altiero Spinelli
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles/Brussel


  • Parlement européen
    Bât. Louise Weiss
    1, avenue du Président Robert Schuman
    CS 91024
    F-67070 Strasbourg Cedex

Postal address

  • European Parliament
    Rue Wiertz
    Altiero Spinelli 14G254
    1047 Brussels