• 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

Preparation of the European Council meeting of 19 and 20 October 2017 (debate)

04-10-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)10-04(7)

Fiscal compact and its incorporation into the EU legal framework (debate)

04-10-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)10-04(15)

Order of business

02-10-2017 P8_CRE-PROV(2017)10-02(13)
  • In Washington, claiming for a new generation of TRADE agreements at the annual conference on 'Ideas for a more progressive TRADE policy' by FEPS and Initiative for Policy Dialogue Link with sustainable development goals (SDGs), working with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and inclusion of tax policy are part of a new generation of trade agreements we should aim at.
    17/10/2017 11:28 - facebook
  • Link w/ SDGs, working w/ SMEs and inclusion of tax policy are all part of a new generation of #trade agreements we should aim at
    16/10/2017 23:26 - twitter
  • RT @FEPS_Europe: ‘We want #Europe to remain a strong pillar of openness and for this we need a new generation of #trade agreements’ @MJRodriguesEU
    16/10/2017 23:13 - twitter
  • RT @liina_carr: Discussing progressive trade agenda with @JosephEStiglitz @PascalLamyEU @PaulMagnette @MJRodriguesEU @berndlange Enrique Guerrero @etuc_ces
    16/10/2017 23:13 - twitter
  • RT @FEPS_Europe: ‘We need to show that the promise of nationalist, xenophobic forces that they can protect people is an illusion’ @MJRodriguesEU
    16/10/2017 19:19 - twitter
  • RT @etuc_ces: “wage growth has remained modest even as the recovery gained strength” Too modest! Europe needs #OurPayRise
    16/10/2017 19:19 - twitter



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