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S&Ds in the starting blocks for the European Year for Development

S&Ds in the starting blocks for the European Year for Development

Today in Riga S&D MEPs took part in the launch of the European Year for Development. This year is a great opportunity for EU institutions and countries to discuss global development policies. A...
Fast and concrete action needed for coherent response to Ebola epidemic say S&Ds

Fast and concrete action needed for coherent response to Ebola epidemic say S&Ds

S&D MEPs met yesterday evening with the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides on his return from a fact-finding mission to the Ebola-affected countries in...
The people of South Sudan need humanitarian aid and immediate peace,"

"The people of South Sudan need humanitarian aid and immediate peace," say S&D MEPs

The S&D Group in the European Parliament expressed concerns today about the international humanitarian aid situation in South Sudan, underlining that this aid must ensure that the people of South...
Europe must act now against Ebola say S&Ds

Europe must act now against Ebola say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament once again urge the European Union and especially the European Commission to co-ordinate and intensify efforts in order to give a coherent...
Gianni Pitella Commissioners hearings 2014

Pittella: Timmermans responsible for sustainable development. A turning point

After days of very tough negotiations, finally the S&D Group reached a turning point. Frans Timmermans, first vice-president of the Commission, will also have the responsibility for sustainable...
Neven Mimica

S&Ds welcome the progressive development commitments of Commissioner-designate Neven Mimica

The European Socialists and Democrats are convinced that, during his hearing at the development committee, Commissioner-designate Neven Mimica demonstrated a strong political will and the capacity...