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S&Ds North Sea Plan must provide for sustainable fisheries and conservation

S&Ds: North Sea Plan must provide for sustainable fisheries and conservation

Today the European Parliament's committee on fisheries voted in favour of the North Sea Multi-annual Plan. The plan aims at ensuring the sustainability of the stocks and the implementation of an...
It is crucial to step up our efforts to protect women against all forms of violence, say S&Ds, EU ratification of the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention, Christine Revault d’Allonnes-Bonnefoy, Iratxe García Pérez, of violence, domestic, sexual, harassm

It is crucial to step up our efforts to protect women against all forms of violence, say S&Ds

Europe has taken a new step forward to combat and prevent all forms of violence against women. Yesterday evening, the civil liberties and women’s rights and gender equality committees in the European...
S&Ds: Commission, act now! Whistleblowers deserve EU-wide protection, Virginie Rozière, Panama Papers and LuxLeaks, #TaxJustice,

S&Ds: Commission, act now! Whistleblowers deserve EU-wide protection

The S&Ds presented today in the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee an important draft report on whistleblowers, a priority for our Group. Thanks to the S&D Group, high standards...
S&Ds slam French U-turn on FTT, French minister of finance Bruno Lemaire, European financial transaction tax (FTT), Udo Bullmann,

S&Ds slam French U-turn on FTT

Today, S&D Euro MPs expressed their bewilderment and severe disappointment with the news that the French minister of finance Bruno Le Maire intends to indefinitely postpone the introduction of a...
EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper, Lucy Anderson, MEP, Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy, Biljana Borzan, S&D MEP,

EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper

Today in the transport committee, the EPP voted down proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that would have eliminated a number of obstacles to cross-border parcel deliveries. Every...
Forest management has a crucial role to play in combating climate change, say S&Ds

Forest management has crucial role to play in combating climate change, say S&Ds

Today S&D MEPs in the environment committee led a cross-party coalition to incorporate the effects of land use change and deforestation on carbon emission and storage in the EU’s CO2-emissions-...
International aviation must play its part in the battle against climate change, say S&Ds, Seb Dance, aviation emissions, #Prog4Climate, greenhouse gas emissions, International Civil Aviation Organisation,

International aviation must play its part in the battle against climate change, say S&Ds

Today the European Parliament’s committee on the environment sent a strong signal to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) stating that if their scheme for reducing carbon emissions...