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wind turbines and solar panels

S&Ds lead the European Parliament’s call for a 35% share of renewable energy by 2030

Following lengthy negotiations, the S&D Group in the European Parliament secured cross-party support for a binding target of 35% share of energy coming from renewable sources by 2030. The S&D...
STOP written in cigarettes

Traceability of tobacco will contribute to health and undermine smuggling, say S&Ds

Today Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament voted to urgently introduce an independent traceability system for tobacco products. Some members of the parliamentary committee on health...
Man spraying Glyphosate herbicide on fields

It’s disgraceful that member states turn a deaf ear to citizens on glyphosate, say S&Ds

The Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today strongly criticised the decision by member states to extend the licence of glyphosate, a pesticide which the WHO International...
Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup

Dijsselbloem must be replaced as president of the Eurogroup by a socialist, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in European Parliament want a social-democrat finance minister to replace Jeroen Dijsselbloem as president of the Eurogroup. S&D Group vice-president Udo Bullmann and...
EU Russia maps and magnifying glass

Parliamentarians assess options to re-establish EU-Russia parliamentary dialogue

A delegation of S&D MEPs today held the first ‘Belgrade Consultations’ with Russian parliamentarians from the State Duma and the Federation Council, and discussed different perspectives on...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D MEP Iratxe García Pérez “The roots of sexual harassment and abuse lie in an unequal society, where one side can misuse the power they have over someone else, where the...
Israel and EU flags on wall

S&D warns against the curbing of minority rights in Israel

The S&D Group in the European Parliament sent letters to president Antonio Tajani and the High Representative of the European Union for foreign affairs, security policy and vice-president of the...