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Social Democrats meet in Sarajevo: citizens’ benefits to be at the heart of the EU integration

Five S&D MEPs, namely vice-president Tanja Fajon, foreign affairs spokesperson Knut Fleckenstein, S&D shadow rapporteur for Bosnia and Herzegovina Demetris Papadakis, MEP and president of the...
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Africa: EU development aid should not depend on migration co-operation, say S&Ds

The European Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of an important report on 'the EU-Africa strategy: a boost for development' and underlined the need for closer and fairer co-operation with...
EU countries must do more to protect refugees during current cold snap

We need to act now to prevent asylum crisis on Greek islands this winter

All EU member states must immediately stop sending asylum seekers back to Greece under the Dublin system. That was one of a series of urgent measures called for by the S&D Group in a debate in...
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Pittella: Urgent action needed to prevent humanitarian crisis on Greek Islands this winter

The S&D Group is calling for the Council and Commission to work urgently with the Greek authorities to prevent a humanitarian crisis occurring this winter in refugee camps on the Greek islands...
With Africa partner and priority

European Socialists and Democrats call for a real partnership with Africa

"We Europeans want and need to strengthen our co-operation, at all levels, with Africa – a continent blessed with immense resources, especially its people", argued the president of the S&D Group...
for UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East).

S&Ds reject the attack against UNRWA

The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament rejects the manipulative attack by the EFDD Group against UNRWA – the UN agency that has been providing protection and assistance to...
Civilians look on at landscape devastated by floods and landslides in Sierra Leone

Gianni Pittella: The EU must help Sierra Leone with the utmost urgency!

The death toll in Sierra Leone keeps rising following the floods and landslides of recent days, with more than 300 killed and thousands of missing persons in the capital, Freetown. Today, the...
S&Ds: The EU must deliver on the SDGs NOW!

S&Ds: The EU must deliver on the SDGs NOW!

A European Parliament delegation from the Committee for Development Policy to the United Nations Economic and Social Council attend the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development...

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