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With Africa partner and priority

European Socialists and Democrats call for a real partnership with Africa

"We Europeans want and need to strengthen our co-operation, at all levels, with Africa – a continent blessed with immense resources, especially its people", argued the president of the S&D Group...
for UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East).

S&Ds reject the attack against UNRWA

The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament rejects the manipulative attack by the EFDD Group against UNRWA – the UN agency that has been providing protection and assistance to...
Civilians look on at landscape devastated by floods and landslides in Sierra Leone

Gianni Pittella: The EU must help Sierra Leone with the utmost urgency!

The death toll in Sierra Leone keeps rising following the floods and landslides of recent days, with more than 300 killed and thousands of missing persons in the capital, Freetown. Today, the...
S&Ds: The EU must deliver on the SDGs NOW!

S&Ds: The EU must deliver on the SDGs NOW!

A European Parliament delegation from the Committee for Development Policy to the United Nations Economic and Social Council attend the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development...
S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice, sustainable development, climate change, fair international trade, managing migration, empowering women and creating quality jobs, Jeppe Kofod, S&D MEP, Tax fraud,

S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice

Ahead of the two-day G20 summit starting tomorrow in Hamburg, the Socialists and Democrats call on the leaders to deliver on global challenges such as sustainable development, climate change, fair...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood, africa, #4Africa

S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in the plenary in favour of the Commission’ proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD) aimed at mobilising up to EUR 44 billion for...
SDGs, The Commission must step up its ambition to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality,  Seb Dance, Kathleen Van Brempt,

The Commission must step up its ambition to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

The European Parliament today adopted with an overwhelming majority a report put forward by the Socialists and Democrats calling on the Commission to be more ambitious in implementing the Sustainable...
Progressive sustainable development book launch with Gianni Pittella, Ernst Stetter, Conny Reuter and colleagues holding banners of the SDGs

S&Ds on progressive sustainable development: from vision to action

Today, the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament, FEPS and SOLIDAR gathered together to discuss the question: “The2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: how can the EU...

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