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There can be no EU cooperation with Belarusian authorities repressing its citizens

As the tension between the authoritarian regime in Minsk and peaceful protesters rises, the European Parliament is again debating today the situation


Iratxe García on the PES Leaders' meeting

S&D president Iratxe García on the PES Leaders' meeting We are concerned about the health situation in Europe. Faced with the increase in COVID-19


EU-Africa partnership: A round up of Africa Week 2020

EU-Africa Partnership - A round up of Africa Week 2020 See what were the topics at this year's event, and let's meet next year for Africa Week 2021

13 Oct 2020

S&D Group Africa Week 2020

We are pleased to announce that the 4th edition of our Africa Week Initiative will take place from Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 October 2020. More

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S&Ds: The fourth ‘Africa Week’ for a new sustainable and equal EU-Africa partnership kicks off, despite Covid-19

From the 13th to 15th October 2020, the S&D Group hosts the fourth edition of ‘Africa Week’ virtually, a first of its kind. The S&D Group, together


S&Ds' leader Iratxe Garcia's strong speech on the Rule of Law in Europe

EU leaders also talked about strengthening the EU’s resilience in light of the challenges resulting from the ongoing pandemic. Well, in order to face

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S&Ds welcome Investment Plan for Western Balkans, but warn no shortcut on democracy and the rule of law

Socialists and Democrats welcome the proposal on an Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans, adopted today by the European Commission


Africa Week 2020 - EU-Africa Partnership - JOIN US

Africa has been and will continue to be a priority for the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament. For us, Africa is an equal partner in

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Only dialogue can pave the way out of Venezuela’s deep crisis, say S&Ds as they defend Borrell against partisan accusations

Reacting to recent accusations against High Representative Josep Borrell for his decision to send a diplomatic mission to Caracas and pressure from

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Iratxe García calls on national leaders to show unity and ambition, and to accelerate important decisions

Ahead of the European Council that will convene this afternoon, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe