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President Maduro wins Venezuelan elections 20 May 2018

Elections have not solved the crisis in Venezuela, says S&D MEP Ramón Jáuregui

Following the presidential elections held yesterday in Venezuela, S&D MEP Ramón Jáuregui, who co-chairs the EU-Latin America Parliamentary Assembly (Eurolat), said: “Unfortunately, the elections...
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S&Ds call for the release of Jafar Farah, and the peaceful protesters arrested in Haifa

The S&D Group calls for the release of Jafar Farah, director of the Mossawa Center, the leading advocacy organisation of Arab citizens in Israel, and of all peaceful demonstrators. 21 people have...
Decease of Nicole Fontaine, a great European has left us

Decease of Nicole Fontaine, a great European has left us

Following Nicole Fontaine’s decease, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann stated: “Nicole Fontaine was a true European. She chaired our Assembly with passion, enthusiasm and determination. She shall...
Mark Zuckerberg data protection facebook scandal

S&D president calls for webstream of meeting with Facebook-CEO Zuckerberg

Following the decision of the conservative and far-right forces in the parliament to question Facebook-CEO Mark Zuckerberg behind closed doors, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann has called for the...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D vice-president Tanja Fajon "For the first time, the rainbow flag will fly alongside the flags of the EU member states outside the European Parliament. This maybe only a...
Commission clean mobility package words, and truck dashboard

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...
Stronger rights for LGBTI people

European Parliament raises the rainbow flag but EU must do more to protect LGBTI people

On the occasion of the international day against homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia, S&D MEPs have called for greater EU action to protect LGBTI people in Europe and around the world. S&D...
aerial firefighting plane in Portugal and 4 firemen

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...