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Man spraying Glyphosate herbicide on fields

S&Ds make public health the priority and want the EU to phase out glyphosate

The Socialists and Democrats in the environment and health committee in the European Parliament today voted on a resolution to phase out glyphosate within three years. This substance is the most...
S&Ds on glyphosate: tractor spraying in a field

Commission has to clarify the Monsanto papers before the reauthorisation of glyphosate

For months, Socialists and Democrats have been demanding transparency from the European Commission and its agencies on the management of the glyphosate files. This substance, developed by the...
COP23 Bonn Fiji November 2017 logo

Everyone should live up to the Paris climate agreement, say leading S&Ds

Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the full implementation of the agreement reached in Paris, ahead of the next UN climate summit. The Conference of the Parties (COP23)...
Tractor spraying field with pesticides

S&Ds push for ban on endocrine-disrupting pesticides

Today the S&D Group won an important battle for European citizens’ health, despite opposition from conservative MEPs in the European Parliament and strong lobbying from pesticide multinationals...
#EuropeTogether in Valencia: Investing in Europe. Investing in people - The Future of the EU Cohesion Policy, #EuropeTogether, Isabelle Thomas, Catiuscia Marini,

#EuropeTogether in Valencia: Investing in Europe. Investing in people - The Future of the EU Cohesion Policy

This Friday the S&D Group in the European Parliament, alongside the PES Group in the Committee of the Regions and partners, is bringing its series of Europe Together debates to Valencia, Spain...
car exhaust - ready to stop

Dieselgate: Recall of ALL non-compliant cars should be mandatory and respect clear deadline, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats want to close the never-ending story of Dieselgate – successfully and with greater vigilance. At the plenary debate held today in the European Parliament they urged the...

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