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S&Ds urge Commission to launch government consultations with Korea to address failures on worker’s rights

Ahead of a plenary vote on a report taking stock of the free trade agreement with the Republic of Korea later today, the Socialists and Democrats call on the Commission to launch government...

Following S&D call, European Parliament backs use of Article 7 against Hungarian government

For the first time a majority of the European Parliament has voted in favour of beginning procedures against the Hungarian government under Article 7.1 of the Treaty of the European Union. Article 7...
S&Ds reject Commission blacklist of countries for failing to reflect high risk of money laundering, #TaxJustice, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Ana Gomes, Peter Simon,

S&Ds reject Commission blacklist of countries for failing to reflect high risk of money laundering

S&D Euro MPs will today reject the list of non-EU countries posing high risks of money laundering and urge the European Commission to do a better job by drawing up their own list. According to EU...
assassination of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez

Statement on the assassination of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez

Commenting on the assassination of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, co-chair of the EuroLat, Ramón Jáuregui Atondo, and S&D spokesperson on EuroLat, Francisco Assis, stated: "The cruel...
EU relocation programme must accelerate, say S&Ds,  #EuWakeUp, S&D MEPs Josef Weidenholzer and Ana Gomes, refugee camps Serres and Petra Olympou in Greece, Yazidi people,

Member states who refuse their legal obligation to relocate refugees must face consequences

The S&D Group has called on the European Commission to ensure that member states comply with their legal obligations to relocate refugees staying in Greece and Italy. The call came during a...
EU strategy on Syria must include swift reconstruction, state-building and reconciliation, say S&Ds, Victor Boştinaru, Federica Mogherini, and Commissioner Stylianides, Daesh, #EuwakeUp,

EU strategy on Syria must be more effective, say S&Ds

Following today's discussion in the European Parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg on the EU strategy on Syria, S&D Group vice-president Victor Boştinaru said: "It is time to ensure there is...
S&Ds call for respect of Palestinian prisoners’ rights, Palestinian prisoners in Israel jails,  Elena Valenciano, Victor Boştinaru,

S&Ds call for respect of Palestinian prisoners’ rights

The S&D Group in the European Parliament expresses serious concerns about the situation of thousands of Palestinian prisoners in Israel jails and calls on the Israeli authorities to respect the...