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BAD COVID-19 classification: under S&D pressure Commission concedes better protection for workers

Today, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament managed to get important guarantees from the European Commission on workers’ health and

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S&Ds will not accept any deal reached in the Council, Iratxe García tells Charles Michel. She also announces a new Parliamentary subcommittee on taxes

Today Iratxe García participated in a meeting between all group leaders in the European Parliament, its president David Sassoli, and the president of

10 Jun 2020

FEPS WEBINAR - Call to Europe IX: Action for climate justice & gender equality

If you want to participate in our conference and receive the updates on the event register to: Call to Europe IX (10th June 2020): Action for Climate

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S&Ds reject Commission classifying COVID-19 as mid-level threat – a slap in the face for frontline workers

Following today’s decision by the European Commission to classify COVID-19 as a biological agent level 3, the Socialists and Democrats announced they

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S&Ds tell Ursula von der Leyen to remain firm when negotiating the Recovery Plan with the Council

Today the Group of the Socialists and Democrats hosted Commission president Ursula von der Leyen during its remote meeting. In a lively exchange, S&D


The Covid-19 Pandemic: S&D recovery plan for democracy & fundamental rights

As the world labours to slow the Covid-19 pandemic by using major and restrictive social measures, Socialists and Democrats believe that we should

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Covid-19 is no excuse for ripping up the rulebook on democracy and fundamental rights

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today published a recovery plan for democracy and fundamental rights. As the world has worked


Iratxe García: It's not about money, it's about Europe

“It is intolerable that 23 pro-EU countries are hostage to four preferring a national response. It's not about more or less money, it's about


Happy biodiversity day. We welcome the EU Commission’s strategy on biodiversity

Following today’s presentation of the 2030 Biodiversity Strategy by the European Commission and in view of the upcoming biodiversity day, the 22 of