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Led by the S&Ds, the EU is a step closer to eliminating conflict minerals from its market

The Socialists and Democrats waged a strong campaign to exclude conflict minerals from the European market and – after a long and difficult political

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Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have

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Commission and Member States must respect ECJ ruling that Western Sahara is not part of Morocco

The EU-Morocco trade agreements are not applicable to Western Sahara, as it is not part of Moroccan territory, the European Court of Justice (ECJ)

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The Council’s proposal to renew EU’s trade defences is unacceptable for S&Ds

The Council’s proposal to renew EU’s trade defences is unacceptable for S&Ds. The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have been

  • David Martin MEP
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S&Ds promote an alliance with progressive forces in Latin America to face globalisation

Today the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament hosted the seventh Latin American Forum. They talked with leaders from Latin American

  • Carlos Zorrinho
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Let’s ban the ivory and rhino horn trade! No more wildlife trafficking, demand S&Ds

Wildlife trafficking has become big business, worth an estimated €20 billion annually. It is one of the major forms of organised crime, and the EU is

  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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Bernd Lange on Conflict Minerals

Today the Council, Commission and European Parliament’s negotiators reached a final agreement on rules to exclude so-called 'conflict minerals' or

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Deteriorating political and humanitarian situation in Democratic Republic of Congo – S&Ds propose sanctions

Following yesterday’s success on the conflict minerals agreement, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament met with the EU’s high

  • République Démocratique de Congo (RDC)
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Alessia Mosca on Trade Protection

Socialists and Democrats express their support for the thousands of workers and union representatives who demonstrated in Brussels today against

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Ten progressive S&D principles for a new era of trade agreements

The Socialists and Democrats (S&Ds) are pushing for a new dynamic in trade, so that international trade agreements contribute to sustainable economic

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