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SYRIA typed over chemical bombed city

S&Ds: we need to restart political negotiations on Syria

Today, the European Parliament hold the debate on the escalating war in Syria, after the chemical weapons attack in Douma - a suburb of Damascus. Victor Boștinaru, S&D vice-president responsible...
S&D Group to reaffirm commitment to the European perspective of Western Balkans in a conference on youth empowerment in Albania, Victor Boştinaru (Romania) and Tanja Fajon (Slovenia), together with Euro MPs Knut Fleckenstein (Germany) and Tonino Picula (C

S&Ds: high time for Albania & FYR of Macedonia to start EU accession talks

The Socialists and Democrats welcome the Commission’s recommendation to open accession negotiations with both Albania and the FYR of Macedonia. In recognition of efforts made by both countries to...
PES Deputy Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck

Philippines: The EU must react to EU Socialist official’s arrest and deportation

Following the arrest and deportation by the Philippines’ authorities of Italian citizen Giacomo Filibeck, PES Deputy Secretary General, who had been invited to attend the congress of the opposition...
chemical bombing attack in Douma, Syria

S&D leader Udo Bullmann’s reaction on the airstrikes on Syria

Following the airstrikes on Syria launched last night by the USA, France and the UK in response to their use of chemical weapons, the S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann declared: “The use of chemical...
Victor Orbán and EC logo

EU must act now to save the rule of law in Hungary

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee today voted in favour of launching Article 7 procedures against the Hungarian government for its repeated and sustained...
Education above all written on blackboard

Europe must do more to get child refugees back to school, a new study reveals

EU countries fail to adequately integrate child refugees into their school systems, according to a new comparative study presented today at by the Global Progressive Forum (GPF), ahead of next month’...