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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 the Recovery Fund “With a green light from European leaders, now is the time for bold and

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“Be brave and innovative: the EU needs recovery bonds and new own resources,” Iratxe García tells Commission and Council

Ahead of the virtual meeting of national EU leaders tomorrow, the chair of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe García today

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This resolution is a call for action to the EU Council, including recovery bonds, says Iratxe García

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution which calls for a comprehensive Recovery Plan to face the COVID-19 pandemic and its socio-economic

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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 COVID-19 crisis “The more decisive our action is now, the less damaging the impact of the

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The Commission’s roadmap for lifting COVID-19 mobility restrictions falls short of what’s needed, says Iratxe García

Today, the European Commission presented its recommendations for EU member states to coordinate their phasing-out of the confinement and resuming

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Mr Kaczyński, stop oppressing Polish women, and help them instead!

Ahead of the debate in the Polish Parliament on two bills that would further restrict the access to abortion and ban sexual education in Poland, the

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G20 leaders should follow the remarkable IMF decision to relieve debt of poorest countries to fight COVID-19

S&D spokesperson in the development committee, Udo Bullmann, said: “This is real progress! The immediate debt service relief for 25 of the poorest and

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Women are on the frontline of the COVID19 pandemic. Social Democrats call for EU action to support them!

The coronavirus pandemic deepens existing inequalities in our societies. It exposes an increasing number of women to gender-based violence. It is

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The Eurogroup deal is a good start for a comprehensive recovery plan, says Iratxe García

Yesterday evening the EU finance ministers agreed on a €540 billion emergency package to face the economic and social crisis caused by the COVID-19

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

Quote of the week “At the end of this unprecedented crisis, European citizens will judge whether the EU was able to unite to protect them. Whatever