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No more Made in EU cyber surveillance tools for dictators, say S&Ds

The trade committee of the European Parliament voted today on proposals to tighten the control system for the export of dual-use items, goods and technologies that can be used for both military and...
Gianni Pittella meeting Faustin-Archange Touadéra, president of the Central African Republic

Gianni Pittella: End the barbarism in Libya and invest in Africa

Africa is a crucial partner for the future of Europe. This is a firmly held conviction for Gianni Pittella, the President of the Socialists and Democrats Group. During a high-level conference on...
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S&Ds welcome new seat and secured financing for the European Youth Orchestra

The future of the European Youth Orchestra (EUYO) has been secured. It is currently based in the UK and it depends on annual financial requests. However, a decision has been taken, promoted by the S...
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S&Ds welcome end of geo-blocking of online goods or services

The S&D Group has welcomed the agreement reached yesterday between the Parliament, Commission and Council on new rules that would prevent geo-blocking of online content in the EU. S&D Group...
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More ambition is needed to close the gender pay gap, say S&Ds to Commission’s EU Action Plan

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are calling for decisive action and binding measures to finally close the gender pay gap. Reacting to the Commission’s EU Action Plan for...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up.

Quote of the week: “Luxleaks, Panama Papers and now the Paradise Papers; there is really nothing to be surprised about or new to discover. It's the same old cancer on our economies: fraud, tax...

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