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It is crucial to step up our efforts to protect women against all forms of violence, say S&Ds, EU ratification of the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention, Christine Revault d’Allonnes-Bonnefoy, Iratxe García Pérez, of violence, domestic, sexual, harassm

It is crucial to step up our efforts to protect women against all forms of violence, say S&Ds

Europe has taken a new step forward to combat and prevent all forms of violence against women. Yesterday evening, the civil liberties and women’s rights and gender equality committees in the European...
S&Ds: Commission, act now! Whistleblowers deserve EU-wide protection, Virginie Rozière, Panama Papers and LuxLeaks, #TaxJustice,

S&Ds: Commission, act now! Whistleblowers deserve EU-wide protection

The S&Ds presented today in the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee an important draft report on whistleblowers, a priority for our Group. Thanks to the S&D Group, high standards...
S&Ds slam French U-turn on FTT, French minister of finance Bruno Lemaire, European financial transaction tax (FTT), Udo Bullmann,

S&Ds slam French U-turn on FTT

Today, S&D Euro MPs expressed their bewilderment and severe disappointment with the news that the French minister of finance Bruno Le Maire intends to indefinitely postpone the introduction of a...
EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper, Lucy Anderson, MEP, Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy, Biljana Borzan, S&D MEP,

EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper

Today in the transport committee, the EPP voted down proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that would have eliminated a number of obstacles to cross-border parcel deliveries. Every...
Forest management has a crucial role to play in combating climate change, say S&Ds

Forest management has crucial role to play in combating climate change, say S&Ds

Today S&D MEPs in the environment committee led a cross-party coalition to incorporate the effects of land use change and deforestation on carbon emission and storage in the EU’s CO2-emissions-...
International aviation must play its part in the battle against climate change, say S&Ds, Seb Dance, aviation emissions, #Prog4Climate, greenhouse gas emissions, International Civil Aviation Organisation,

International aviation must play its part in the battle against climate change, say S&Ds

Today the European Parliament’s committee on the environment sent a strong signal to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) stating that if their scheme for reducing carbon emissions...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “We stand for a Europe that sticks together and invests in the future for the many, not just for the friends of the business club” Gianni Pittella Past activities The Commission’s...