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13 Oct 2020
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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

05 Sep 2020
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Reset! Towards digital, climate and regional justice

“Try turning it off and back on again” – How many times have we recommended this to fix our computers? With the Covid-19 outbreak, our economy was

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S&Ds ask for targeted sanctions for human rights violators in Azerbaijan

S&D Group vice-president, Kati Piri, reacts to unsettling developments on human rights in Azerbaijan: “We are alarmed by credible reports of severe

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Iratxe García, S&D Group leader, on the EU’s budget “At a time when we are faced with the worst crisis of our generation, the EU cannot leave present

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Another Europe is possible, based on clear commitments to EU values, says S&D leader Iratxe García

The European Parliament today agreed on a resolution on the conclusions of the extraordinary European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020. Socialists

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How politics can shape the economy in Europe? Iratxe García on the European Council Deal

The European Council reached a historical agreement and now it’s time for the European Parliament to have its say. To ensure the best accountability

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The European Council reached a historical deal for the Recovery Fund, but the Parliament will amend the EU budget, says Iratxe García

Following the announcement of a deal in the European Council, S&D leader, Iratxe García, said: “The European Council reached a historical agreement

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Iratxe García, S&D Group president, on EU budget “The ‘latest Budget’ proposal by Charles Michel is disappointing and unbalanced

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Strengthened legislation is needed to protect seasonal workers. S&Ds welcome Commissioner Schmit's guidelines

Socialists and Democrats today welcomed the presentation of guidelines to strengthen the protection of seasonal workers in the EU in the context of

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Serious, sustained and systemic breach of the rule of law in Poland. Member states must finally act!

Today, the committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs overwhelmingly voted in favour of a report criticising the continuing deterioration