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Roles of European and national law-makers in trade deals clarified, but risk of blockage grows, say S&Ds to ECJ ruling

Today, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) published its ruling on the EU Singapore Free Trade Agreement. Two aspects of the trade deal, namely

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Council’s anti-dumping proposals lack ambition, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats are disappointed by the content of the compromise reached today in the Council on a new anti-dumping system. The main

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Focus more on people and less on markets say S&Ds to Commission's globalisation paper

The Socialists and Democrats welcomed the presentation of the Commission’s second reflection paper on the future of Europe today as an encouraging

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Rana Plaza | Improving Safety at Work #SafeDay

The Socialists and Democrats have today led a cross-party majority calling on the Commission to adopt binding rules for socially responsible practices

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S&Ds push for binding legislation on due diligence obligations for supply chains in the garment sector

The Socialists and Democrats have today led a cross-party majority calling on the Commission to adopt binding rules for socially responsible practices

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S&D MEPs visit Bangladesh: growth and development in the garment sector

Improving relations through social dialogue, respect for human rights and labour rights is imperative in building a responsible and sustainable

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S&Ds push for strong anti-dumping instruments to tackle unfair trade competition

Today, the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council started negotiations to modernise the EU’s trade defence instruments. Updating the EU’s

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Protecting wildlife with a progressive trade policy

One day before the UN World Wildlife Day, the European Parliament today adopted a report on how EU trade policy can contribute to the fight against

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The European Parliament held a plenary debate on Israel and Palestine today, focusing on settlements in the West Bank

Today, the European Parliament approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada in a final vote in Strasbourg. Following

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We made CETA better on the way towards a more progressive trade policy, say S&Ds

Today, the European Parliament approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada in a final vote in Strasbourg.Following