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Let’s not waste more time: the EU needs strong coordinated action against COVID-19 now, says Iratxe García

Following the meeting of the Eurogroup ministers yesterday and ahead of today’s extraordinary European Council meeting, the leader of the Socialists

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S&Ds: EU cannot leave the Western Balkans alone to cope with coronavirus

Socialist and Democrats in the European Parliament call on the Commission and the member states to include the Western Balkan countries in actions

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COVID-19: Progressives urge Eurogroup to adopt far-reaching Economic Recovery Plan

The president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe García, the PES president, Sergei Stanishev, and the president of the

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The Parliament will do its utmost to urgently pass EU anti-coronavirus legislation, says Iratxe García

The leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe García, is closely following developments in the COVID-19 crisis and the

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Monetary policy is not enough. The EU must do whatever it takes to save people and the economy from COVID-19, urge S&Ds

Following today’s decisions of the European Central Bank to expand its quantitative easing programme, and the Single Supervisory Mechanism to release

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S&Ds: The EU must be united and ensure solidarity and flexibility to face the COVID-19 crisis. We won’t let our citizens down

Following the dramatic outbreak of Covid-19 we are called upon, as Europeans and EU Institutions, to be united and effective to win this fight

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S&Ds: Climate Law is an historic chance for Europe. We’ll fight to make it more ambitious and effective

Following the presentation of the Climate Law by the President of the Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen and Executive Vice-President, Frans Timmermans


The European Parliament and the Climate Law

S&D vice-president responsible for the European Green Deal, Miriam Dalli, stated: “If the EU is serious about its actions, the proposed Climate Law

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S&Ds: To be considered serious and ambitious, Climate Law should set intermediate gas emissions' reductions targets for 2030 and 2040

The Climate Law is meant to be the very first legislative act the von der Leyen Commission will present to meet the ambitious target of making Europe