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S&Ds: The SDG clock is ticking. 10 years left to achieve sustainable development

The COVID-19 pandemic is still holding the world under its spell. Inequalities are worsening worldwide and putting many achievements of recent years

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S&Ds: COVID-19 cannot be an excuse to push back Sustainable Development Goals. The EU and UN must act now

A crucial annual meeting of the UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is starting today in New York. The core United Nations platform, with the

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S&Ds: The EU showing solidarity to partner countries facing COVID-19

Today the European Commission and the High Representative showed solidarity with the joint communication on the Global EU response to COVID-19, which

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S&Ds: The future of Europe is linked to the future of Africa. The new EU-Africa Strategy must be fair and sustainable for both

The Socialists and Democrats welcome the communication on the new comprehensive EU-Africa Strategy, as outlined by Commissioner for International

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S&Ds: the EU-Africa strategy must establish an equal partnership focusing not only on economy but also on human rights, democracy and fair trade

Following the first exchange of views on the new comprehensive EU-Africa strategy today in Plenary, the Socialists and Democrats Group welcome the

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S&Ds: COP25 must hear the 2 billion EU-African-Caribbean-Pacific citizens’ voices. Enough words, act now!

It is high time to pass from words to deeds. The upcoming COP25, the new European Commission, the EU member states, and the governments of all African

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S&Ds: Fully confident Jutta Urpilainen will do an outstanding job as Commissioner in implementation of Sustainable Development Goals and fight against poverty

Following today's hearing in front of the development committee (DEVE), the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament is fully

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S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann: We have to invest to make Southern Europe a hub for social and sustainable development

On the occasion of the conference of the “Progressive Society” initiative that took place yesterday in Lisbon, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann calls for

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S&Ds push for more funds in the EU 2021-2027 budget to support third countries, including for development, human rights and climate goals

Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of a new ‘Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument’ (NDICI) that merges most

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S&Ds: Partnership between African-Caribbean-Pacific States and the EU must be reinforced, also to tackle tragedy such as the tropical cyclone Idai

The tremendous breaking news on the devastating effects of tropical cyclone Idai over Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, has deeply struck the Joint