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S&Ds: It is not acceptable that member states sell arms to authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and North Africa, supporting the EU foreign policy only on paper

Eight years after the Arab Spring, the situation in most countries in the Middle East and North Africa region remains critical. Human rights

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S&Ds behind the two-state solution: No EU member state embassy in Jerusalem

Commenting on the situation in the Middle East and the ongoing escalation of violence around the Gaza Strip, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann said:

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European Parliament sends strong signal of support for countries wishing to join the EU

Today, the European Parliament voted on the new financial Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA III) devoted to support the candidate and

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S&Ds push for more funds in the EU 2021-2027 budget to support third countries, including for development, human rights and climate goals

Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of a new ‘Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument’ (NDICI) that merges most

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S&Ds: Mr. Trump thinks he can give Golan Heights to his friend Mr Netanyahu as a gift. The EU will never accept it

The S&D Group fiercely protests against the decision to recognise the occupied Golan Heights as Israeli territory . S&D Group vice-president for

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S&Ds remain firmly committed to Ukraine’s territorial integrity

The European Parliament will debate tonight the current situation in Crimea. Five years after Russia’s illegal annexation of the peninsula in 2014,

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S&Ds: Trump wants to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights? This would be unacceptable, illegal and shameful.

The S&D Group protests against the latest appalling tweet by U.S. president Donald Trump promising the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the

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S&Ds: Partnership between African-Caribbean-Pacific States and the EU must be reinforced, also to tackle tragedy such as the tropical cyclone Idai

The tremendous breaking news on the devastating effects of tropical cyclone Idai over Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, has deeply struck the Joint

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Continuing accession talks with Erdogan is a farce

Led by S&D MEP Kati Piri, the European Parliament today called on EU member states to formally suspend the accession negotiations with Ankara. This is

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S&Ds ensure more money for frontline member states, despite opposition from EPP

The European Parliament today approved the creation of a fund of over €10 billion to help member states manage asylum, migration and integration for