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S&Ds lead coalition giving consent to the first ever EU-Cuba agreement,Knut Fleckenstein MEP, Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement (PDCA), Elena Valenciano MEP,,

S&Ds warmly welcome Agreement for Political Dialogue and Cooperation with Cuba

Following the adoption today by the European Parliament of the EU-Cuba agreement, S&D Group vice-president and author of the EU-Cuba report, Elena Valenciano MEP, said: "Today Cuba is no longer...
S&Ds call on Commission to put forward a plan to fight rising HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis epidemics in Europe, Claudiu-Ciprian Tănăsescu, EU Action Plan, Miriam Dalli,

S&Ds call on Commission to put forward a plan to fight rising HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis epidemics in Europe

Today, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the European Commission to come up with a plan to tackle the rise of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and hepatitis epidemics in Europe. For over...
"EU budget crisis is untenable and requires immediate action", say S&D Euro MPs

We must move forward in defining the budget for the future of the EU

During a debate yesterday evening in the European Parliament on the future financing of the EU, S&D MEPs called for an end to an arbitrary cap of 1% of EU Gross National Income (GNI) being...
Pittella: Austria is providing the worst example of solidarity and anti-European spirit,  Pittella,

Pittella: Austria is providing the worst example of solidarity and anti-European spirit

Following the announcement of the Austrian Foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, and the Defence Minister, Hans Peter Doskozil, about the possibility to send troops to the Italian border to prevent...
S&Ds secure an ambitious compromise on increased corporate tax transparency, #TaxJustice, Evelyn Regner and Hugues Bayet

S&Ds secure an ambitious compromise on increased corporate tax transparency

S&D Euro MPs Evelyn Regner (Austria) and Hugues Bayet (Belgium) today led a majority in the European Parliament on a compromise agreement to ensure greater corporate tax transparency in Europe...
S&Ds push for decent working conditions and a living wage for all employees, work-life balance, Siôn Simon, Jutta Steinruck MEP,

S&Ds push for decent working conditions and a living wage for all employees

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of a crucial resolution calling for decent working conditions and a living wage for all employees, in spite of efforts by the conservatives and the...
S&Ds urge conservative groups to support an EP resolution in favour of human rights in Mexico, Soraya Post, Pina Picierno, journalists, media freedom,

S&Ds urge conservative groups to support an EP resolution in favour of human rights in Mexico

The S&D Group will propose again a resolution on the situation of human rights in Mexico, particularly regarding journalists. We call on the Mexican government to redress the serious inadequacy...

S&Ds to Commission and Council: no summer sale on migrants' and refugees’ human rights

Reacting to the large influx of refugees and migrants over the past few weeks and the worrying human rights situation they are facing, S&D MEPs called on the Council and Member States to provide...