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

Quote of the week by S&D president, Iratxe García Pérez We will be vigilant and make sure that over the next five years Ms. von der Leyen will deliver

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United States must end the separation of migrant families and stop treating asylum seekers, including children, as criminals

At the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament adopted today a resolution on the situation at the US-Mexican border,

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S&Ds calls for free and fair elections to end political impasse in Venezuela

The European Parliament today voted a resolution denouncing the human rights situation in Venezuela. The Socialists and Democrats expressed their

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Von der Leyen must act quickly on commitment to fix EU asylum system and save lives in the Mediterranean

During a debate in the European Parliament on the ongoing situation in the Mediterranean Sea, where humanitarian NGOs are being criminalised for

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S&Ds: The EU is at a crossroads. The Finnish presidency will contribute to creating a more sustainable Europe for a sustainable future

Finland’s presidency kicks off during a decisive moment for the history of the European Union. In this transition period for the EU institutions, it

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We will support Ms von der Leyen as long as she delivers on her promises, says Iratxe García

The Socialists and Democrats decided to vote in favour of Ursula von der Leyen as next Commission President. After an intense group meeting, the

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S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Iratxe García Pérez “We had a good and honest exchange with Ms. von der Leyen. However, we did not have enough

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We told Ms. von der Leyen that we expect a game changer from the Commission, says Iratxe García

Today the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament debated for two hours with Ursula von der Leyen, the nominated candidate by the European

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S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D Group president, Iratxe García Pérez "European citizens sent a clear message in May: they trust the European Union, but they

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Iratxe García: Our will to change the course of the European Commission remains intact

In the first plenary debate of the new legislative term, S&D Group leader Iratxe García said this morning: “European citizens sent a clear message in