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CAP REFORM: The EU should support a sustainable future for farming, rural territories and biodiversity

The new Common Agricultural Policy beyond 2020 is being discussed in the European Parliament and the Socialists and Democrats Group want to use this

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Led by S&Ds, the EU Parliament calls for a more sustainable use of pesticides

Today the plenary of the EU parliament voted on a report drafted by S&D MEP Jytte Guteland, which calls on EU member states to be more proactive in

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S&Ds demand more investment and better access to cross-border healthcare

In 2011 the European Union adopted a directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare. It was supposed to improve access to

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EU Parliament and Council reach a deal on new public procurement rules to promote clean mobility

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the agreement reached last night on revised rules on public procurement under the Clean

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S&Ds: No more to Glyphosate-kind cases in Europe. We ensured a more transparent and reliable authorisation system of potentially dangerous substances

Following the trilogue negotiations with the EU Council and the EU Commission, the European Parliament shadow rapporteur on the General food law

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S&Ds: No time to waste - Europe needs a change of direction towards a green and socially just transition

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the European Commission’s proposal towards a more sustainable Europe. S&D Group

  • S&D MEP Udo Bullmann
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S&D Euro MPs secure new deal to strengthen the protection of Europeans’ health in the workplace

Today, negotiators of the European Parliament, the Commission and the EU member states reached an agreement to protect Europeans from the exposure to

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S&Ds lead fight against water scarcity and better management of urban waste water

Water scarcity affects at least 11% of the European population and 17% of EU territory. Since 1980 Europe has experienced more and more droughts,

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S&Ds: Today’s approval of the EU pesticides report is just the beginning of our fight to ensure human health and food security in Europe

The final PEST report voted today in plenary by an overwhelming majority calls on the European institutions and member states to make the

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S&Ds ensure consumer protection and affordable prices in the Electricity Market Reform

The European Parliament and the EU Council finally reached a deal late yesterday evening for a reform of the electricity market in the European Union.

  • climate
  • Martina Werner MEP
  • coal
  • electric