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Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week “We stand for a Europe that sticks together and invests in the future for the many, not just for the friends of the business club” Gianni Pittella Past activities The Commission’s...
S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice, sustainable development, climate change, fair international trade, managing migration, empowering women and creating quality jobs, Jeppe Kofod, S&D MEP, Tax fraud,

S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice

Ahead of the two-day G20 summit starting tomorrow in Hamburg, the Socialists and Democrats call on the leaders to deliver on global challenges such as sustainable development, climate change, fair...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood, africa, #4Africa

S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in the plenary in favour of the Commission’ proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD) aimed at mobilising up to EUR 44 billion for...
S&D Group calls to suspend accession talks with Turkey, enlargement, Ankara, Fethullah Gülen, S&D MEP Kati Piri, President Erdoğan’s authoritarianism,

S&D Group calls to suspend accession talks with Turkey

A large majority in the European Parliament today supported a call to formally suspend accession talks with Ankara when the new constitution comes into force. One year after the heinous coup attempt...
SDGs, The Commission must step up its ambition to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality,  Seb Dance, Kathleen Van Brempt,

The Commission must step up its ambition to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

The European Parliament today adopted with an overwhelming majority a report put forward by the Socialists and Democrats calling on the Commission to be more ambitious in implementing the Sustainable...
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S&Ds welcome political agreement on EU-Japan trade deal but set out clear conditions for final approval

Reacting to today's announcement by Commissioner Cecilia Malmström that a political agreement on a trade deal between the EU and Japan has been reached on the ministerial level ahead of a bilateral...
EU budget 2018: fresh money needed for growth, jobs and migration, Daniele Viotti, European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), Eider Gardiazabal Rubial,

EU budget 2018: fresh money needed for growth, jobs and migration

The S&D Group voted on the Parliament's draft EU budget for 2018, which calls for more funding to boost growth, enhance cohesion and tackle the many challenges the EU is facing. The draft report...