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

Quote of the week by S&D Group president, Iratxe García Pérez, on EU-Turkey relations “EU-Turkey relations are crucial. But unity in the EU and


S&D president, Iratxe García Pérez, on Europe's democratic renewal needs a feminist slant

The Conference on the Future of Europe shouldn't degenerate into political theatre. Instead, politicians need to listen and give a voice to citizens

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S&D Group: PM Janša must be held accountable for attacks on media freedom in Slovenia

Today Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša made a brief appearance at the European Parliament’s Democracy, Rule of Law, and Fundamental Rights

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No to foreign financing of organisations pushing for abortion ban in Europe!

The Socialists and Democrats oppose foreign interference and financing of anti-choice organisations in the European Union. Sources from Russia and

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We have a Data Strategy that works for the people, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats demand that the European Data Strategy is transparent, trustworthy and human-centric, respecting human rights, workers’

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S&Ds continue to strongly support EU enlargement, but there must be no compromises on the rule of law and democracy

Today the European Parliament is voting on the first four progress reports on countries aspiring to join the European Union: Albania, North Macedonia


S&Ds on EU-Africa: fair, equal and sustainable: this is the new EU-Africa Strategy we want and will fight for

The Socialists and Democrats Group welcomes the European Parliament’s adoption of the ‘New EU-Africa Strategy’ report. This own-initiative report is a


S&D MEP Bernd Lange on the inclusion of cyber-surveillance technology in the export control rules for dual-use goods

Today, the plenary of the European Parliament will agree on stricter rules for the export of dual-use goods, which can be used for both civilian and

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The 2022 budget of the EU will have a strong, progressive core, focused on social and green issues

During this plenary session, the European Parliament will approve the budget guidelines for the second year of the multi-annual financial framework

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S&Ds: air pollution causes over 400 thousand deaths per year. We need new EU standards and legislation to stop this

Air pollution causes more than 400,000 premature deaths per year. It is the largest environmental risk to health in Europe and has a direct negative