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Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Udo Bullmann presses thumbs-down button on Zuckerberg-meeting in the European Parliament

Following the meeting of representatives of the European Parliament with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “This was only the start of what needs to be a thorough...
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook words behind him

Transparency battle won: S&Ds successful in push for webstreaming of meeting with Mark Zuckerberg

Following the announcement that the meeting of Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg with representatives of the European Parliament will be webstreamed, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “Thanks to our...
Decease of Nicole Fontaine, a great European has left us

Decease of Nicole Fontaine, a great European has left us

Following Nicole Fontaine’s decease, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann stated: “Nicole Fontaine was a true European. She chaired our Assembly with passion, enthusiasm and determination. She shall...
Mark Zuckerberg data protection facebook scandal

S&D president calls for webstream of meeting with Facebook-CEO Zuckerberg

Following the decision of the conservative and far-right forces in the parliament to question Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg behind closed doors, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann has called for the...
The S&D Group in the European Parliament remains committed to the EU enlargement process and calls on the European Commission and the Council to fully support the European perspectives of the Western Balkan countries.

S&Ds: EU-Western Balkans Summit in Sofia must confirm a credible enlargement perspective for the region

Socialists and Democrats call on the EU heads of states to use the opportunity of the summit in Sofia to confirm a credible accession perspective for the Western Balkans countries. We must speak a...
Scene from Gaza with big letters GAZA over it

S&D president calls for avoiding further loss of life in Gaza

The S&D Group calls for an immediate end to violence and condemns the loss of Palestinian lives in the Gaza Strip. About 60 Palestinians were killed and more than two thousands injured amid...
NUCLEAR DEAL words about Iran nuclear deal

S&Ds: Trump’s decision extremely irresponsible; we have to preserve Iran Nuclear Deal

The S&D Group finds Donald Trump’s announcement to withdraw the US from the Iran Nuclear Deal extremely irresponsible. We call on the rest of the international community to remain committed to...
Hands painted with EU flags and words happy YOUrope day

Udo Bullmann: it is time to stand up and fight for a Europe that protects people

Speaking ahead of tomorrow's Europe Day, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann, says: “68 years after the Schuman Declaration, the European Union is under attack from populists and anti-Europeans...