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Access to digital education should not be a privilege, say S&Ds

In mid-April 2020, no less than 188 countries around the world had closed schools nationwide, affecting some 1.5 billion learners and representing 91%

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We urge the Council to rethink its stance on own resources, say S&Ds

As negotiations for the next multi-annual European budget and the recovery plan resume, S&Ds call on the European Council to raise its ambition for a

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

Quote of the week by Kati Piri, S&D Group vice-president: “The Belarusian regime has not only massively falsified the result of recent presidential

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Hogan’s resignation: Present a woman as next Commissioner, say S&Ds to Irish government

Following Phil Hogan’s resignation as EU trade Commissioner late Wednesday evening, Iratxe Garcia, S&D leader, said: “I respect Phil Hogan’s decision

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S&Ds call on EU foreign ministers to insist on new free & fair elections in Belarus and rapidly implement targeted sanctions, including against Lukashenko

During an exchange of views with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya at today’s extraordinary meeting of the foreign affairs

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S&Ds call for immediate evacuation of COVID-19-hit refugee camps in Greece

Following, the first COVID-19 case reported by Greek authorities in the Vial refugee camp on the island of Chios, which with 3,800 people is three

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Common Statement from EPP, S&D, Renew Europe, Greens/EFA and ECR - « We call for new and free elections in Belarus »

In a common statement, political leaders from EPP, S&D, Renew Europe, Greens/EFA and ECR groups in the European Parliament join forces to call for new

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S&D MEP Robert Biedroń refused entry into Belarus at Minsk airport

Today in the late afternoon, Robert Biedroń MEP (Poland, S&D), chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with Belarus was denied

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Stolen election in Belarus: S&Ds urge EU foreign ministers to impose targeted sanctions, expel Belarus from Eastern Partnership Programme and call for new elections

Ahead of an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council, convened by High Representative Josep Borrell for this afternoon, the Socialists and Democrats

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S&Ds ask for targeted sanctions for human rights violators in Azerbaijan

S&D Group vice-president, Kati Piri, reacts to unsettling developments on human rights in Azerbaijan: “We are alarmed by credible reports of severe