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All democrats need to stand together in face of neo-fascist violence

The European Parliament today backed a resolution aimed at curbing the rise of neo-fascist violence in Europe. The vote comes after a worrying rise of

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S&D Group remembers Jo Cox’s life and legacy

The city of Brussels today recognised the life of former UK Labour MP Jo Cox, naming a square in her honour. Jo worked in Brussels, both in the

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The EU approval system for pesticides must improve to better protect human health, say S&Ds

Today the environment committee voted on a report by S&D MEP Pavel Poc, which calls for a better approval system for pesticides in the EU. It is part

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  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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Closer EU-NATO cooperation is imperative for European citizens’ security

Strengthening EU-NATO cooperation is imperative for the security of European citizens in light of Europe’s deteriorated security environment. A

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S&Ds: is public food safety a must to the EU? If so, EFSA needs to be dramatically better staffed and funded

Following a two-day PEST committee facts-finding mission to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters in Parma, the S&Ds can assess with

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  • Simona Bonafè
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The ban on bee-killing pesticides is a victory for citizens and for biodiversity

Socialists and Democrats welcome the decision taken by a majority of the 28 national experts to back the ban on neo-nicotinoid pesticides. The S&D

  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
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S&Ds successfully pushed the European Parliament to condemn the killings at the Gaza border

The Socialists and Democrats played a leading role in adopting today a resolution by the European Parliament to condemn the killings and the injuring

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The S&Ds call for a full investigation into the use of a military-grade nerve agent in the UK

The S&D Group strongly condemns the use of a military-grade nerve agent as a chemical weapon in the UK. This was an unprecedented attack on civilians

  • Clare Moody
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For the S&D Group the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism are top priorities

Regarding the European Parliament’s vote today on the proposed delegated regulation adding Sri Lanka, Trinity & Tobago and Tunisia to the list of

  • tax
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S&Ds: International community cannot turn a blind eye to the violence in Afrin; we urge Turkey for a cessation of hostilities now

S&D Group vice-president Victor Boştinaru said: “The European Union and the International community cannot turn a blind eye on the humanitarian crisis