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S&Ds welcome the new Mobility Package, but it should be matched by financial incentives and investments

Today S&Ds welcomed the adoption of the third set of measures for a cleaner and safer transport system in Europe. It is the final part of the Mobility Package, which along with the circular...
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We must strengthen protection against natural disasters in Europe, say S&Ds

Only last year more than 200 people were killed by natural disasters in Europe and over one million hectares of forest were destroyed by fire. Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament want...
Fruit and vegetables and words Food safety

S&Ds: is public food safety a must to the EU? If so, EFSA needs to be dramatically better staffed and funded

Following a two-day PEST committee facts-finding mission to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters in Parma, the S&Ds can assess with no doubts that EFSA is dramatically under...
Rabbit and make up brush and words End this Cruelty

Animals should be spared cruel tests by the cosmetic industry, says S&D MEP Miriam Dalli

In many countries outside of Europe, animals are still submitted to painful experiments to produce new lipsticks or shampoos. Rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice are commonly submitted to...
bees on an eu flag in a field

The ban on bee-killing pesticides is a victory for citizens and for biodiversity

Socialists and Democrats welcome the decision taken by a majority of the 28 national experts to back the ban on neo-nicotinoid pesticides. The S&D Group recently led the European Parliament’s...
Needle in bottle of vaccine and word vaccinations

Led by the S&Ds, the Parliament states the need for widespread vaccination campaigns

A European Parliament resolution adopted today at the request of the S&D Group calls on member states to improve the public information available on the need for vaccination. Vaccines save...

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