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One in every 5 euros will go to tackling climate change, thanks to S&Ds. We are starting to deliver on citizens’ expectations

S&D MEPs today gave their support to the EU 2020 budget, which they consider the most progressive one so far. For the first time ever, it devotes 21%

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"No child left behind" say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats led the European Parliament in sending a message that children’s rights must be at the heart of EU policies. The European

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Save the WTO from deadly blow by Trump, urge S&Ds in defence of rules-based trade

The European Parliament’s international trade committee yesterday evening unanimously backed a strong resolution calling for an urgent unblocking of

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Violence against women and girls must be recognised as a crime under European Treaties!

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women , the Socialists and Democrats call on member states to prove with acts, and

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S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 25 to 28 November 2019

S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 25 to 28 November 2019 Wednesday 27 November Election of the Commission

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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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Vietnam's reformed labour code sends positive signal but concrete changes must be delivered

The S&D Group today welcomed the adoption of Vietnam's reformed labour code following a vote in the National Assembly in Hanoi. Ahead of the European

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“The new Commission will carry the S&D mark and it will deliver our agenda for a sustainable EU,” says Iratxe García

Today Socialists and Democrats discussed the overall outcome of the parliamentary hearings of all the Commissioners-designate. The upcoming executive

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EU 2020 budget: Europe's priorities are our priorities

Three weeks of conciliation came to an end late last night, as our S&D members, together with representatives of the Commission and Council reached an

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Our approval of Olivér Várhelyi is not a blank cheque, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats today backed Olivér Várhelyi as Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement following additional written commitments