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S&D back more stringent EU rules on bluefin tuna fishing

Socialists and Democrats voted strongly in favour of a new EU draft regulation to introduce common and more rigorous procedures to check the bluefin tuna fishing in Europe. The new proposal was...

8th April - International Roma Day - A symbol of hope

International Roma Day is a celebration of Roma history and traditions. The Day also draws attention to discrimination directed to Roma communities globally and to call for human rights of all to be...

Socialists and Democrats hugely disappointed with EU Summit outcome

During a European Parliament debate in Brussels last week, Socialist and Democrat MEPs described the outcome of the EU Summit on 25 and 26 March as “hugely disappointing”. Expectations were high for...

Euro MPs flex their muscle over EU external action service

Progressive Euro MPs today flexed their muscles over the EU's new external action service warning EU heads of state and government that unless their demands are met they will use their Lisbon treaty...

European Roma strategy - time for action

The European Parliament today approved a resolution on the second European Roma summit, calling for firmer action on Roma inclusion. The S&D Group considers Roma inclusion to be one of its...

S&D vote to put an end to EU countries' disputes on sea rescue operations of refugees

European Socialists and Democrats today in Brussels foiled an attempt by conservative political forces to oppose a Commission proposal aimed at putting to an end Member states' passing the buck on...

European Parliament urges member states to assume responsibility for developing countries

In an S&D victory over conservatives, the European Parliament today urged the EU and its Member States to fulfil their Official Development Aid (ODA) commitments to developing countries. A report...

"Europe must show solidarity with Greece in order to thwart speculation"

During a parliamentary debate on Tuesday, the head of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, urged EU leaders, and Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel in particular,...