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S&D position paper - A progressive gender-sensitive approach to the COVID-19 crisis

The global and European health and economic crisis provoked by the COVID-19 virus reveals the limits and contradictions of our societies and our socio

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Iratxe García calls on the Eurogroup to live up to this historic time

Following a 16-hour teleconference meeting, Eurozone finance ministers were not able to reach an agreement on how to respond to the economic and

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Iratxe García on the next Eurogroup

Iratxe Garcia on the next Eurogroup meeting: the mutualisation of the debt created by this crisis is essential. Corona-Bonds, or Recovery-Bonds - the

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The Eurogroup must show determination to buffer the Eurozone from a world-wide economic shock, say García and Stanishev

Ahead of the meeting of the Eurozone finance ministers, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe García and the

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S&Ds: COP26 can be postponed, but our commitment to the EU Green Deal and the Climate Law is stronger than ever

The Covid-19 pandemic led to the postponement of the UN’s COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow until 2021. The S&D Group understands the reasons behind

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The EU temporary instrument to support workers should be the basis for a proper unemployment reinsurance scheme, says Iratxe García

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the European Commission’s announcement of a new temporary solidarity instrument to

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We need to act now to save the future of the tourism industry, say S&Ds

With millions of jobs in the tourism and transport industry endangered by the COVID-19 outbreak, S&Ds urge European authorities to listen to the

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S&D President Iratxe Garcia on EU's response to Covid-19 crisis

Socialists and Democrats are presenting an action plan to react with urgent measures but also mid and long-term ones to confront this situation. The

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S&Ds support legislative measures against COVID-19 at extraordinary plenary session

Today in an unprecedented plenary session, the European Parliament will pass three pieces of legislation aimed at fighting both the health and the

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S&Ds propose an EU-wide action plan against COVID-19 ahead of the European Council

Today, the Group of the Socialists and Democrats have adopted a comprehensive EU Action Plan with 25 urgent and mid-term measures to fight the COVID