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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

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S&Ds on EU-UK negotiations: The lack of progress is extremely worrying

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are calling for significant more progress in the negotiations between the UK and the EU on the


S&D President Iratxe calling for action to protect democracy in Hungary

“We don’t attack Hungary, we attack those who undermine democracy in a European country”. Our President Iratxe García calls for European Commission

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S&Ds: Without parliamentary scrutiny or free speech, Hungary is no longer a functioning democracy

S&D MEPs today condemned the emergency measures taken in Hungary in response to the Covid-19 crisis that allow Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to rule by

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S&D MEPs vote to deny UK access to fingerprint data exchange

The S&D Group in the European Parliament voted to uphold high standards of data protection and safeguard fundamental rights of EU citizens when MEPs


Europe day celebration: let's make history again!

Europe day celebration: 70 years after the creation of the European coal and steel community, we are called to make history, again! Workers in the

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S&D online event tonight: Iratxe García & progressive leaders to discuss their vision for “A new beginning for Europe!”

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Schuman declaration (9 May), progressive forces are coming together for an event on solidarity. The COVID-19

08 May 2020

Online event: Europe Day: A New Beginning for Europe!

Europe Day: A New Beginning for Europe! 8 May 2020 from 18.00 to 20.00 The event will be live streamed - come and join us at https://www

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Turning apps into electronic tags will not restore our basic freedoms, say S&Ds

The S&D Group in the European Parliament underlines that contact tracing apps can only be part of a broader strategy in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic