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S&Ds are determinant in brokering an ambitious deal to reduce plastic marine pollution

Following lengthy negotiations with the Council an agreement was reached early this morning that will reaffirm the leading role of the European Union

  • Massimo Paolucci MEP
  • climate
  • plastic
  • marine pollution
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EU member states must ensure that no citizen is excluded from voting

Following petitions signed by thousands of Europeans, the S&D Group is calling on the European Council and Commission to do more to ensure that EU

  • Jude Kirton-Darling
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S&Ds back EU strategy to end plastic litter by 2030

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the transition to a circular economy, where all products are designed to be either

  • climate
  • Simona Bonafè
  • circular economy
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Reform of European Citizens’ Initiative will make it easier for people to change direction of EU policy

The European Parliament today voted on the reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). The European Citizens' Initiative is a unique and

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Accidental Americans: EU must stand up to US over double taxation of EU citizens

S&D MEPs today called for the European Commission to act to protect EU citizens affected by the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The US

  • Virginie Rozière MEP
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The true cost of a Big Mac - S&Ds urge Commission to crack down on abusive zero-hour contracts

Following a series of petitions sent to the European Parliament signed by more than 31,000 people, the S&D Group has urged the Commission to crack

  • social
  • MEP Jude Kirton-Darling
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S&Ds want to introduce specific targets for single-use plastic reduction

The EU is at the forefront of the global fight against plastic litter, but unfortunately, it is also one of the main responsible actors: Europe

  • circular economy
  • Environment
  • climate
  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
  • Simona Bonafè
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All plastic should be recyclable and recycled in the near future, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the Commission’s strategy to reduce plastic waste. In line with S&D efforts to

  • climate
  • Simona Bonafè
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S&Ds want strong measures to ensure that oceans contribute to a sustainable development

The oceans, which cover three quarters of the earth’s surface, are our strongest allies against climate change. As stated by the UN during the Paris

  • climate
  • Paris Climate Summit
  • Miriam Dalli MEP
  • Tiemo Wölken MEP
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S&Ds present their vision for a revolutionary agricultural model fit for the 21st century

Agriculture and food supply have been at the core of the European project since the Treaty of Rome, 60 years ago. Today new challenges – such as

  • climate
  • Eric Andrieu MEP