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Parliament backs European Fund for Sustainable Development, aimed at mobilising 44 billion for investment in Africa

The European Parliament today backed the Commission proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD). The fund will bring together a new EFSD Guarantee Fund and existing tools into a...
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Pittella: The French people have voted for change – now we must unite to block the Front National

Following the first round of voting in the French presidential elections, the S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “Tonight, the French people voted for change. It was a clear message that...
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 President, Gianni Pittella 17.04.2017 “Another harsh blow against democracy and rule of law has been dealt in Turkey. This is yet another decisive step away from Europe...
Le Maroc est un partenaire stratégique de l'UE souligne le Groupe S&D, Mme Inés Ayala Sender (ES), le Président de la sous-commission des Droits de l'Homme Antonio Panzeri (IT), Hugues Bayet (B) et Gilles Pargneaux (FR)

The S&D Group highlights: Morocco is a strategic partner of the EU

Following the eighth meeting of the European Union/ Morocco Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) held in Rabat from 17-20 April 2017, Inés Ayala Sender, chair of the European Parliament Delegation for...
Third annual School of Democracy kicks off in Reggio Emilia, #democracydays, Pittella, Stanishev, schoolofdemocracy, africa, Arab Spring

Third annual School of Democracy kicks off in Reggio Emilia

The S&D Group’s third annual School of Democracy kicked off in Reggio Emilia yesterday evening. Over three days, one hundred young people from over 30 different countries will debate and discuss...
Pittella: harsh blow against democracy; EU accession talks must be suspended, Piri,

Pittella: harsh blow against democracy; EU accession talks must be suspended

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella speaking on the Turkish citizens’ vote in historic referendum sai d: "Another harsh blow against democracy and rule of law has been dealt in Turkey. This is...
European Parliament shows support for Hungarians' fundamental rights, reintroduction of the death penalty and increased victimisation of migrants, Birgit Sippel, Viktor Orbán, migration,immigrants, PSE Congress in Budapest,

Pittella on Hungary: Commission must be prepared to back up dialogue with threat of sanctions. EPP must now kick Orbán out

The S&D Group has welcomed the statement from the European Commission that they will begin a political dialogue with the Hungarian government about the deteriorating political situation in the...
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S&D Group calls on Governor of Arkansas to stop the scheduled executions of seven inmates in 11 days

The S&D Group in the European Parliament has called on the Governor of Arkansas to stop the scheduled executions of seven inmates this month. In a joint statement, S&D Group vice president...