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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...
Dieselgate Clean Up, car fumes with green background

S&Ds tighten up rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

In response to the Dieselgate scandal, which had revealed serious loopholes in the system set up for approving and surveilling new cars, the Socialists and Democrats had taken the lead in tightening...
Writing Clean Energy - let's be ambitious over blue background and wind turbines

High Parliamentary expectations ahead of energy informal Council

S&Ds and The Greens call on EU energy ministers to raise the 2030 targets on efficiency and renewables. EU energy ministers will meet in Sofia on Thursday 19 April in order to take stock of...
Energy Efficiency: buildings, green infographic with factories

Energy-efficient buildings will save money and improve people’s quality of life in Europe

Buildings are responsible for 40% of energy consumption in Europe and therefore making them efficient is crucial, both to save money and to achieve the EU 2030 energy and climate goals. Today the...