The European Parliament has approved in plenary session a new Resolution in which the Nicaraguan Government of Daniel Ortega is asked to respect Human Rights, withdraw the three laws that are intended to be approved to end freedom of expression and to restore national dialogue in the country. The socialist MEP Alícia Homs has been in charge of negotiating on behalf of the S&D Group the position of the European Parliament on Nicaragua, together with Kati Piri.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution asking the European Commission to propose a Youth Guarantee instrument that is binding on all Member States. Socialist MEP Alícia Homs highlighted the demand on Member States to ensure regimes that offer young people good quality job offers, training, and internships, including fair remuneration. To achieve this, Homs calls for reinforcing investment in the next 2021-27 budget.
Socialist MEP Alícia Homs, member of Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) has been in charge of negotiating on behalf of S&D Group an opinion on the Free Movement of Services with the aim of strengthening the Single Market and achieving a balance between free movement and workers’ rights.
The PSIB-PSOE MEP, Alícia Homs, has celebrated the ratification, by the European Parliament, of the agreement reached to give a joint response to the coronavirus crisis. An agreement that, in the words of Homs, represents "a before and after for the European project, both in terms of the amount of funds and the way of responding to the crisis."
The European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development (REGI) has approved the Just Transition Fund presented by the European Commission. It is a large European fund that will help the regions to solve the socio-economic consequences of the energy transition.
The socialist MEP Alícia Homs has promoted a collection of signatures among the members of the European Parliament to ask the European Commission for a special regime to adapt internal market rules to the specificities of insular regions. Specifically, Homs has proposed to ask the European Commission for allowing Member States to establish the necessary mechanisms to avoid exponential and abusive price rises in certain air routes between insular and continental regions, with the aim of guaranteeing the freedom of movement of citizens.