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Protect whistle blowers text on whistle

Finally, European Commission backs S&D’s call for protection for whistle-blowers

The S&D Group today welcomed the proposal from the European Commission on the protection of whistle-blowers in the EU. S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The S&D Group have been calling...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week by S&D Group president, Udo Bullmann, addressing French president Emmanuel Macron “Our Group knows what it means to make democratic politics for the people - in a true European...
Eurozone and uro sign and euros

S&Ds slam Merkel’s proposal for 'Jumbo Council' with finance and economy ministers as dead-end for Eurozone

Reacting to a proposal made by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech to her CDU /CSU parliamentary group on Tuesday to convene a Jumbo Council meeting between finance and economy ministers S&D...
Gun and do not kill journalists

The EU must do more to support investigative journalists

The European Parliament today passed a resolution on the protection of investigative journalists, following the murder of Ján Kuciak and his partner Martina Kušnírová in Slovakia. The resolution...
Needle in bottle of vaccine and word vaccinations

Led by the S&Ds, the Parliament states the need for widespread vaccination campaigns

A European Parliament resolution adopted today at the request of the S&D Group calls on member states to improve the public information available on the need for vaccination. Vaccines save...
Scene from Gaza with big letters GAZA over it

S&Ds successfully pushed the European Parliament to condemn the killings at the Gaza border

The Socialists and Democrats played a leading role in adopting today a resolution by the European Parliament to condemn the killings and the injuring of many Palestinians by the Israeli army at the...
Euro notes hanging on a washing line

Winning the fight against terrorism and organised crime means winning the fight for financial transparency

The European Parliament today backed new proposals to tackle money laundering and disrupt the financing of terrorist groups and organised criminals. MEPs Ana Gomes and Peter Simon, who were...