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European Citizens Initiative

Reform of European Citizens’ Initiative will make it easier for people to change direction of EU policy

The European Parliament today voted on the reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). The European Citizens' Initiative is a unique and innovative way for citizens to shape the EU by calling...
Person holding blackboard saying Budget 2019

S&Ds: the European Parliament voted for the Budget 2019 and to overturn the Council’s selfishness and buck-passing attitude

Following the vote today in plenary and the adoption of the European Parliament negotiation position on the Budget 2019, general rapporteur and S&D MEP Daniele Viotti, stated: "Moved by national...
Israel and EU flags on wall

S&Ds: On the expulsion of Bedouin communities from the occupied Palestinian territory, Israel shows not to be a healthy democracy

Following continuous pressure by Israeli authorities on Bedouin communities in the Negev and the West Bank, the forcible transfer of Bedouin families and the plan to dismantle the village of Khan al-...
Mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation

Accidental Americans: EU must stand up to US over double taxation of EU citizens

S&D MEPs today called for the European Commission to act to protect EU citizens affected by the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The US is one of only two countries in the world to...
The Hague event

S&Ds in The Hague today: Fair taxes for all! Let’s fight for this #EuropeTogether!

In the wake of recurrent tax evasion and tax avoidance scandals, and a year before the European elections, the S&D Group holds, with its partners, a TOGETHER conference in The Hague today on the...
Trees like greek and EU flags with roots joining hands

S&Ds welcome agreement on Greece and call for the EMU to become an engine for growth and sustainable development

During a debate in the European Parliament on the conclusion of the third economic adjustment programme for Greece, S&D MEPs called for an ambitious reform of the European Monetary Union to...
lorries, co2 emmissions on motorway

S&Ds vote down attempts to undermine workers' rights in the road transport sector

After a long political battle, today the European Parliament rejected the attempts to further liberalise professional road transport and to weaken existing rights. Led by progressive MEPs, the...