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S&D vice-president Enrique Guerrero Salom to represent Global Progressive Forum at Montreal left-wing leaders’ summit

Leaders of progressive political organisations from around the globe will meet in Montreal on 14 and 15 September to talk about topics such as

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S&Ds: EU Trust Fund for Africa must put the people first

European Socialists and Democrats condemn any use of the EU Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF) for financing border management and controls, underlining the

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S&Ds advocate continued ACP co-operation

For over 25 years, the Cotonou Agreement has been a platform for co-operation between the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states. As the

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"Election results in Gabon lack credibility" say European Socialists and Democrats

President Ali Bongo has been declared the winner in Gabon’s presidential elections, a few votes ahead of the opposition candidate, Jean Ping. The

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Pittella: from the highly symbolic island of Ventotene, a re-united EU must now concretely deliver

Ahead of the meeting hosted today by Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi, with German chancellor Angela Merkel and French president François Hollande

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Immediate action needed to prevent humanitarian catastrophe in north-eastern Nigeria

The S&D Group has called for immediate action to prevent a devastating humanitarian disaster in Nigeria. Around 4.4 million people in the Lake Chad

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More must be done to get Syrian children in Lebanon into education

A new report from Human Rights Watch has highlighted that, despite significant efforts to enroll refugees in formal education, barriers still exist

15 Jun 2016

S&D Seminar - Israel / Palestine: Bereaved Parents for Peace - From Loss to Reconciliation

S&D Seminar - Israel / Palestine: Bereaved Parents for Peace - From Loss to Reconciliation.Please register here for a single, or both, events.1. Photo


Gianni Pittella on the New EU Migration Compact

S&D President Gianni Pittella takes the floor during the European Parliament debate on the state of play of the external aspects of the European

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Pittella: EU finally makes Africa a central partner in solving refugee crisis. Member states must now contribute to the investment plan

Following the statement by the European Commission on the proposals for a new migration partnership framework focused on mainstreaming the EU