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Socialists get the future EU Just Transition Fund to allocate 1% of their “green rewards” to the islands

Socialists get the future EU Just Transition Fund to allocate 1% of their “green rewards” to the islands

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.

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Alícia Homs asks the Commission for specific mechanisms for island regions to prevent abusive increases in flight prices

Alícia Homs asks the Commission for specific mechanisms for island regions to prevent abusive increases in flight prices

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.

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The European Commission presents Youth Employment Support

The European Commission presents Youth Employment Support

The European Commission has launched ‘Youth Employment Support: a bridge to jobs for the next generation’ plan. The package is an ambitious project that includes some of the measures proposed by the Young European Socialists and with which it is intended to prevent young people from the European Union from becoming one of the groups most affected by the consequences of this crisis.

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Alícia Homs asks the Commission for synergies between youth employment policies and other European initiatives such as the Green Deal

Alícia Homs asks the Commission for synergies between youth employment policies and other European initiatives such as the Green Deal

Socialist MEP Alícia Homs, a member of the European Parliament's Employment Committee, has asked the European Commission for synergies between youth employment policies and other European initiatives, such as the European Pillar of Social Rights, the Green Deal or the Minimum Wage Initiative, to offer quality opportunities to young people, in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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European socialists demand specific funding to boost tourism and transport

European socialists demand specific funding to boost tourism and transport

The plenary of the European Parliament approved today a joint resolution signed by all political forces to boost tourism and transport in 2020.

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The PSIB-PSOE calls on the European Union to take the island regions into account when facing the economic and social recovery of COVID19

The PSIB-PSOE calls on the European Union to take the island regions into account when facing the economic and social recovery of COVID19

Alícia Homs, MEP of the PSIB-PSOE, together with a group of MEPs from other European islands, has sent a letter to the President of the Commission and to the Presidents of the Parliament and of the European Council calling on the European Union to pay special attention to the situation of vulnerability of island regions in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Alícia Homs addresses the Winter School of JSE

Alícia Homs addresses the Winter School of JSE

On February 23th, Alícia Homs moved to Madrid to address the Winter School of the Spanish Socialist Youth; an event that brought together more than 250 socialists youth from all over the country under the slogan “Past, present and future.”

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Homs defends a more capable and democratic EU in S&D conference on the future of Europe

Homs defends a more capable and democratic EU in S&D conference on the future of Europe

Alícia Homs was one of the speakers invited to the conference “The political vision of the constitutional future of the European Union”, organised by the Socialists and Democrats Group in the Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO), the European Parliament committee in charge of supervising the process of European integration.

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Spanish socialists demand European Commission to activate the Solidarity Fund to aid regions affected by Gloria storm

Spanish socialists demand European Commission to activate the Solidarity Fund to aid regions affected by Gloria storm

Spanish socialist MEPs Alícia Homs, Isabel García, Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero and Cristina Maestre have demanded the immediate activation of the European Solidarity Fund to help thos regions affected by the devastating effects of the Gloria storm.

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