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S&D Group welcomes changes to the Law Against Drug Trafficking in Iran

The S&D Group welcomes the adoption of the amendment to the Law Against Drug Trafficking in Iran, which, when and if fully implemented, would drastically reduce the application of the death...
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S&Ds want strong measures to ensure that oceans contribute to a sustainable development

The oceans, which cover three quarters of the earth’s surface, are our strongest allies against climate change. As stated by the UN during the Paris Climate Summit, they play a vital role in the...
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Pittella: Trump has forgotten again to engage his brain before talking

The S&D Group strongly condemns the latest declarations of the US president Donald Trump, calling African countries, El Salvador and Haiti ‘shithole countries’. By insulting other nations, the...
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Parliament backs new rules to tackle financing of terrorism and organised crime

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee today backed new rules that will make it easier to freeze and confiscate money or assets generated by criminal activity...
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Innovation should contribute to a fair transition towards a de-carbonised society, say S&Ds

Today the parliamentary committee on industry, research and energy passed important recommendations on how to use innovation to boost clean energy in the European Union. The goal of the Socialists...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Gianni Pittella: There are many battles ahead of us in 2018. First and foremost, the battle to end social inequalities, create more jobs, growth and...
S&Ds advocate continued ACP co-operation

Positive and constructive conclusion to the 34th session of the ACP-EU JPA in Haiti, say S&Ds

Commenting on the 34 th plenary session of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (18-20 December, Port-au-Prince, Haiti), which focused particularly on sustainable development, security and the...