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Palestinian girl in front of UNRWA logo holding palestinian flag

S&Ds condemn the freezing of funding to UNRWA by the Trump administration

The S&D Group strongly protests against the announcement of the US administration to freeze 65 million USD budget support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN agency...
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S&Ds lead the EU’s transition to a clean energy model ensuring no one is left behind

Socialists and Democrats are leading the European transition towards a clean and sustainable economic and social model in which energy plays a central role. This is why, today, the S&D Group...
Hand over  words stop human trafficking

Stronger EU action is needed to eradicate trafficking in human beings, say S&Ds to the Commission

At the request of S&D Euro MPs, the European Commission will later today have to answer on their actions to fight against trafficking in human beings. According to Commission figures, 76% of...
Plastic bottels and bags in ocean

All plastic should be recyclable and recycled in the near future, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the Commission’s strategy to reduce plastic waste. In line with S&D efforts to promote a transition to a circular economy -...
PAZ on Colombian flag

S&Ds promote a declaration to support the peace process in Colombia

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have promoted a declaration, co-signed by the United Left (GUE) and the Greens, to support the Colombian peace process. At the request of the S...
Iranian flag with hang-man rope

S&D Group welcomes changes to the Law Against Drug Trafficking in Iran

The S&D Group welcomes the adoption of the amendment to the Law Against Drug Trafficking in Iran, which, when and if fully implemented, would drastically reduce the application of the death...
Hands holding drop of water over ocean

S&Ds want strong measures to ensure that oceans contribute to a sustainable development

The oceans, which cover three quarters of the earth’s surface, are our strongest allies against climate change. As stated by the UN during the Paris Climate Summit, they play a vital role in the...