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S&Ds fully support the adopted resolution against executions in Kuwait and Bahrain, human rights, S&D Group vice-president Elena Valenciano and S&D MEP Soraya Post, Mohammad Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, death penalty,

S&Ds fully support the adopted resolution against executions in Kuwait and Bahrain

European Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament fully support today’s adopted resolution against executions in Kuwait and Bahrain. The S&D Group expresses, once again, serious...
Set-back in the fight against climate change as EPP crushes ambitious reform of Emission Trading System

Set-back in the fight against climate change as EPP crushes ambitious reform of Emission Trading System

Today, key elements of plans to reform the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) were voted down by the EPP Group in the European Parliament. The EU is the world's third largest CO2 emitter. ETS...
S&Ds support Albania's EU accession process and urge continuing reforms

S&Ds support Albania's EU accession process and urge continuing reforms

A large majority in the European Parliament adopted a report on Albania today proposed by the European Parliament's lead negotiator for Albania, S&D MEP Knut Fleckenstein. The report acknowledges...
We made CETA better on the way towards a more progressive trade policy, say S&Ds, #TTIP, Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, Investor-State Dispute Resolution System (ISDS), Elena Valenciano, S&D MEP Sorin Moisa,

We made CETA better on the way towards a more progressive trade policy, say S&Ds

Today, the European Parliament approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada in a final vote in Strasbourg. Following strong pressure from the Socialists and Democrats...
S&D Group reiterates its strong support for two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians

S&Ds support the two-state solution and oppose Israeli settlements

The European Parliament held a plenary debate on Israel and Palestine today, focusing on settlements in the West Bank. S&D Group vice-president Victor Boştinaru MEP said: "The situation on the...
S&D MEPs call on the Council to take a clear stance on women’s rights and reproductive health

S&D MEPs call on the Council to take a clear stance on women’s rights and reproductive health

S&D Euro MEPs today secured a majority for a resolution calling on the Council to adopt a clear-cut stance on sexual and reproductive health and rights in order to safeguard fundamental rights...
"EU must negotiate reform and reconstruction plan with Greece" say S&Ds

It is time to conclude the second review of the Greek adjustment programme, say S&Ds

Ahead of an important meeting of the Eurogroup next Monday in Brussels, S&D Euro MPs called on the Eurozone finance ministers to conclude the second review of the Greek adjustment programme as...
#EndEnergyPoverty,  S&Ds for a new EU common vision on development policy, #TaxJustice, European Consensus on Development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), economic, social and environmental dimensions, Norbert Neuser MEP, Linda McAvan MEP,

S&Ds for a new EU common vision on development policy

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today gave their full support to a strong resolution on the revision of the European Consensus on Development. The resolution adopted...