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The EU of solidarity cannot lose to the EU of xenophobia

Following the death of more than 50 people in the Mediterranean, S&D Group vice-presidents Elena Valenciano and Tanja Fajon, said: “We deeply regret

  • migration
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One flew into a new home - The Story of Arwa

Before the war broke out, Arwa was granted a scholarship to study archaea-anthropology in France. Back then, she often went back to her native Syria

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Stop cracking down on women’s rights activists, say the S&Ds to the government of Saudi Arabia

Socialists and Democrats were the leading political force behind the resolution that was adopted today by the European Parliament to condemn the

  • Soraya Post MEP
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Women’s empowerment must be central to EU’s foreign policy

The European Parliament today backed the S&D Group’s call for female empowerment to be put at the heart of the EU’s foreign policy. Progressive MEPs

  • Gender equality
  • Liliana Rodrigues
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S&Ds: Improving the social and economic situation in Libya is key for stability in North Africa, Sahel and the Mediterranean

Following today’s vote in the plenary on recommendations to the European Council, the European Commission and the High Representative on the political

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European Commission should assess if Israel is complying with EU Association Agreement

During today’s plenary session debate in Strasbourg on the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip and the status of Jerusalem, the S&D Group called

  • Gaza
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The S&D Group calls for the end of violence and for democratic reforms in Nicaragua

Following another day of violence in Nicaragua, with fire weapons used against students, Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have

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High time to address the challenge of climate change refugees

Every year millions of people are forced to flee from their homes, and in many cases their countries, because of floods, windstorms, earthquakes,

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Cities will be able to properly enforce their air quality policies at EU level, say S&Ds

More and more cities in Europe are trying to impose restrictions on highly contaminating vehicles. However, it is difficult to enforce these measures

  • Olga Sehnalová MEP
  • climate
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S&Ds want to replace the Eurovignette with a fairer system to charge road users

The high impact of road transport on the environment as well as the degradation of road infrastructure have a cost for society, but not everyone

  • Ismail Ertug MEP