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S&Ds welcome political understanding on EU Mercosur deal and insist on guarantees for labour rights and environmental standards

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU and Mercosur today signed a political agreement on their future Association Agreement. Reacting to this news, S

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Watch the video)

If we do not take care of our planet today, there will be no economies and no jobs to protect tomorrow. We are setting in motion a chain of events that will lead to total and irreversible destruction

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Fair trade - (Watch the video)

Fair trade - (Watch the video) Trade between different countries is a good thing. It has created jobs and improved living standards as a whole. But, has everyone benefitted in the same way? There has

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S&Ds say: EU Commission wake up! Endocrine disruptors must be regulated to protect citizens’ health

Today, the European Parliament has once again stood up for citizens’ health and the environment. In the motion for resolution approved in plenary , we

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LIFE programme is key to shift to a sustainable economy both for people and for the environment, say S&Ds

Today the European Parliament backed a deal reached with the EU Council for a new LIFE programme 2021-2027. It is the only programme dedicated

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S&Ds welcome appearance of Greta Thunberg in environmental committee of the European Parliament

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg visited the European Parliament in Strasbourg today and spoke in an open meeting of the environment committee. S

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We have shielded the European Food Safety Agency against pressures from the industry, say S&Ds

After a long political battle, today the European Parliament backed a deal reached with the EU Council to adopt a new regulation that will ensure

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S&Ds welcome Council’s commitment to put SDGs at the core of the EU

The Socialists & Democrats Group welcomes the Council’s conclusions ‘Towards an ever more sustainable Union by 2030’ adopted this week. Recalling the

08 Apr 2019
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S&D Group Progressive Society, Res Publica Conference: Well-being for all in a sustainable Europe

S&D Group Progressive Society, Res Publica Conference: Well-being for all in a sustainable Europe. OPENING REMARKS * FERNANDO MEDINA, Mayor of Lisbon

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Next Monday in Lisbon, Udo Bullmann and António Costa will advocate a sustainable Europe

The S&D Group in the European Parliament, the initiative Progressive Society and the Portuguese think tank Res Publica are hosting a conference on the