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S&Ds draw up roadmap to affordable housing and renovations – now it’s up to the Commission to act

As one of the largest consumers of energy in the EU, building stock has a big impact on the EU’s climate goals. Buildings are responsible for 40% of

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S&Ds urge pharmaceutical companies to deliver on the contracts to provide COVID-19 vaccines

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today urged Pfizer and AstraZeneca pharmaceutical companies to fulfil the obligations they engaged

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S&Ds: The EU Commission must step up to eradicate Covid-19 globally. This is the only way forward to get rid of this pandemic

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have been calling for an effective global health strategy for a long time. We must wipe out

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S&Ds say NO to self-centred national throwback on vaccination. The only way forward is an EU approach

Following the current debate around the procurement and distribution of the vaccine against Covid-19 at a European and member states level, the

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S&Ds call for safe Covid-19 vaccines, rapidly available for all who need them and not only those who can afford them

The S&D Group urges the EU Commission and EU Council to facilitate the production of a safe vaccine to be made available and distributed in a rapid

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Good news to finish a difficult year, says Iratxe García on the European Council conclusions

Following the meeting of EU Heads of State and government, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe García


S&D's 2020 achievement on the first-ever Climate Law

Why we need greenhouse gas emissions targets in the European Union. Europe needs a strong 2030 target for cutting down emissions if we are to become

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S&Ds: We will fight for sustainable, responsible, green future for batteries – new regulation sets out a positive way forward for Europe

The S&D Group welcomes the Commission proposal for a new EU battery regulation, shaped by the commitment of our Commissioner, Maroš Šefčovič. This

01 Dec 2020

S&D online event: A Strong and Inclusive European Health Union, 1 December 2020

A Strong and Inclusive European Health Union Online event, 1 December, 2020 Start time – 15:00 (Brussels UTC+1) End time – 17:00 (Brussels UTC+1) Live

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S&Ds host a webinar on ‘EU Health Union’ on Tuesday with Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and health ministers from Spain, Italy and Sweden

The unprecedented global Covid-19 pandemic has taken the lives of many thousands of people worldwide. In the face of this formidable challenge, the EU