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African Union-EU Summit: Parliaments and people must stay at the heart of Africa-EU relations

On the eve of the African Union and European Summit, a strong S&D delegation took part in Abidjan at the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and the European Parliament Summit, which adopted today an...
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 MEP Iratxe García Pérez “The roots of sexual harassment and abuse lie in an unequal society, where one side can misuse the power they have over someone else, where the...
Gianni Pittella meeting Faustin-Archange Touadéra, president of the Central African Republic

Gianni Pittella: End the barbarism in Libya and invest in Africa

Africa is a crucial partner for the future of Europe. This is a firmly held conviction for Gianni Pittella, the President of the Socialists and Democrats Group. During a high-level conference on...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week: “Luxleaks, Panama Papers and now the Paradise Papers; there is really nothing to be surprised about or new to discover. It's the same old cancer on our economies: fraud, tax...
African children hidden behind african map

Africa: EU development aid should not depend on migration co-operation, say S&Ds

The European Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of an important report on 'the EU-Africa strategy: a boost for development' and underlined the need for closer and fairer co-operation with...
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Pittella: Democracy in Poland is at a crossroads, we must act now before it is too late

A broad majority in the European Parliament today backed a resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland. The Parliament urges the Polish government to fully implement the recommendations put...