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S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: Europe needs a strategy that will treat Africa as a true partner, africa, #EuwakeUp, Cécile Kyenge,

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: Europe needs a strategy that will treat Africa as a ‘true partner’

The sooner we can free ourselves from the foolish and false propaganda propagated by populists such as Le Pen, Salvini and Orbán, the sooner we can guarantee a future of peace and stability for our...
The European Parliament has shown the way for the next Commission migration agenda.

S&Ds: It's time for a truly common European asylum system and greater solidarity

S&D Euro MPs call on member states to honour their commitments and speed up relocation of refugees, particularly of children, during a visit to refugee camps in Greece. S&D MEPs Tanja Fajon,...
Co-operation with Singapore should increase say S&Ds, Marc Tarabella and Neena Gill, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN),

Co-operation with Singapore should increase say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs Marc Tarabella, first vice-chair of the delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), and Neena Gill, member...
"EU must negotiate reform and reconstruction plan with Greece" say S&Ds

Schäuble must stop blocking a constructive solution for Greece, say S&Ds

On the occasion of today’s Euro-Finance Ministers meeting on further aid for Athens, Udo Bullmann, vice-president of the Social Democrats in the European Parliament in the Committee on Economic and...
Immediate action needed to prevent humanitarian catastrophe in north-eastern Nigeria

Pittella and Kyenge kick off mission to Nigeria and Guinea Conakry for a real strategic partnership

As of today president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, and the ACP-EU vice-chair, Cecile Kyenge, start a crucial mission to Nigeria and Guinea...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the Week "Social democratic values and principles are needed more than ever in the EU. In the face of increasing inequality in our societies, lack of solidarity among people and countries,...
S&Ds say no to any further liberalisation of the transport market as EU Commission presents Mobility Package, letter-box companies, Ismail Ertug MEP, European Road Toll System, Eurovignette, Jutta Steinruck, workers directive,

S&Ds urge Commission to tackle social dumping in transport sector

The European Parliament today adopted its position on road transport ahead of the Commission’s forthcoming proposals for the Mobility Package on the 31 May. The Socialists and Democrats had led the...
S&Ds call for EU initiative for two-state solution in the Middle East

S&Ds call for EU initiative for two-state solution in the Middle East

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution supporting the two-state solution in the Middle East and called for EU action. S&D Group vice-president Victor Boştinaru said: "This resolution...