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13 Oct 2020

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

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S&Ds: EU citizens expect a safe vaccine against Covid-19 accessible for all as soon as possible

Today the committees on environment, public health and food safety (ENVI) and industry, research and energy (ITRE) organised a joint public hearing on

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Commission must step up its ambition on carcinogens to better protect workers’ health

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have criticised today’s Commission proposal to add only one revised and two new carcinogenic

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FinCEN Files: Corporate impunity must end. Bankers engaged in money-laundering must face criminal charges

Reacting to the regulatory implication of the ongoing FinCEN Files revelations, Jonás Fernandez, S&D spokesperson on economic and monetary affairs

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Progressives lead reform of Youth Guarantee to end unpaid internships in the EU

Today, the employment committee in the European Parliament followed the lead of the Socialists and Democrats and voted for important improvements to

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S&Ds back affordable, green, efficient buildings in the EU

Ahead of the European Commission’s Renovation Wave initiative, members of the European Parliament voted, during this week’s plenary session, on a

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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 leader, on SOTEU “The state of the Union is not good, not only because the pandemic shook us in an

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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


S&Ds: Moria is a shameful chapter in Europe’s migration policy that must never be repeated

In a plenary debate in the European Parliament, the S&D Group will call for urgent, humanitarian solutions to respond to last week’s devastating fires


S&D Pedro Marques explains the Just Transition Fund

The Just Transition Fund is the first key element of the European Green Deal. Socialists and Democrats managed to put citizens’ welfare at the core of