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Brazilian environment and human rights defenders - S&Ds nominees for the 2019 Sakharov Prize

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have jointly nominated three Brazilian activists for the 2019 Sakharov Prize. They represent

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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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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: EU must do more to defend LGBTI people in Europe and around the world

On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The situation for LGBTI

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S&Ds call on Turkey to respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus

Following the announcement of Turkey to start drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “I

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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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European Parliament backs free trade and investment protection agreements with Singapore

The European Parliament today backed a wide-ranging free trade agreement with Singapore and an agreement on investment protection, as well as a series

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Gender and Trade: Reaping the benefits of trade for all

Trade and gender are more linked than one may think. Trade Policies naturally affect the sectoral composition of the economy, magnifying or reducing

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S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann going to Italy on Wednesday and Thursday to express solidarity and assess situation regarding the Sea Watch

As the deadlock of the NGO vessel Sea Watch off the coast of Sicily in Italy continues, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann will travel to the port of

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Silver Rose Awards celebrates those fighting for social justice in EU and around the world

The S&D Group and Solidar, the European network of civil society organisations, will tonight celebrate the work of those fighting for social justice