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persecution of Rohingya - stop killings poster

S&Ds in Myanmar and Bangladesh: persecution of Rohingya cannot remain unpunished

S&D MEPs travelled last week to Myanmar and Bangladesh to examine the human rights and humanitarian situation of the Rohingya. The Rohingya have been subject to horrific human rights abuses in...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by acting S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann We are determined not to turn the clock back. The Socialists and Democrats are strong supporters of the Spitzenkandidat process, which we...
Europe Together event in Bruges 22 Feb 2018

S&Ds will go to Bruges on 22 February to debate with civil society about participation in the next EU elections

The Socialists and Democrats are committed to a strong democratic European Union with transnational lists for candidates to the European Parliament and an open process to select the president of the...
Spitzenkandidat commission president blue chair and EU flag stars

The Spitzenkandidat process must go on, say Socialists and Democrats to EU leaders

The Socialists and Democrats want a more democratic Europe. They call on EU leaders to keep the so-called Spitzenkandidat system for the 2019 European elections, which gives EU citizens a say on the...
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An S&D delegation to visit Colombia and Peru from 12-16 February 2018

Bernd Lange, S&D MEP and chair of the committee for international trade; Inmaculada Rodriguez Pinero, S&D MEP and spokesperson for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador; and Ramon Jáuregui, S&D MEP...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by acting S&D Group leader, Udo Bullmann The Spitzenkandidaten process helps make the EU more democratic. It means that every five years European voters have a direct say in...
Roberto Gualtieri and Teresa May, Brexit talks in UK

Gualtieri to May: Freedom of movement rules must apply during transition period

S&D Group spokesperson for Brexit, Roberto Gualtieri, today met with UK Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the latest developments on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Alongside...