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Closer EU-NATO cooperation is imperative for European citizens’ security

Strengthening EU-NATO cooperation is imperative for the security of European citizens in light of Europe’s deteriorated security environment. A stronger EU security and defence also means a stronger...
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Women’s empowerment must be central to EU’s foreign policy

The European Parliament today backed the S&D Group’s call for female empowerment to be put at the heart of the EU’s foreign policy. Progressive MEPs in the Parliament ensured that the report...
Two years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, Bangladesh textile factories are far from humane

S&Ds call on the European Commission to demand better working conditions in Bangladesh

Five years ago, the world watched with great shock at the images of the collapsed clothing factory Rana Plaza in Bangladesh. The European Commission gave the government of Bangladesh a deadline to...
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Modern-day child slavery in Haiti must end, say S&Ds

The European Parliament today backed a resolution put forward by the Socialists and Democrats, which strongly condemns modern-day child slavery in Haiti. Under a traditional practice known as ‘...
S&Ds: The Congolese cannot wait any longer

S&Ds: The Congolese cannot wait any longer

In the face of the dramatic political and humanitarian situation in which the Democratic Republic of Congo is plunged, today the European Parliament – on the initiative of the S&D Group – has...
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S&Ds condemn the freezing of funding to UNRWA by the Trump administration

The S&D Group strongly protests against the announcement of the US administration to freeze 65 million USD budget support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency...

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