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Migration - trext - opening our eyes and our hearts

Migration is a global issue - EU must support UN work on global rules

The European Parliament today backed a resolution supporting the work of the United Nations to create compacts on safe, orderly and regular migration and on refugees. S&D Group vice-president...
North South Korea flags

Strong pressure and sanctions on North Korea allow for cautious optimism

Ahead of two key events: the inter-Korean summit later this month and a North Korean-US summit in May, the European Parliament debated tonight the efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. Victor...
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...
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...
Climate change - time to act - writing on green leaves

S&Ds criticise the two-face approach of EU member states on emissions and climate change

Socialists and Democrats are strongly committed to delivering on the promises made in Paris at the COP 21 UN summit on climate change. The S&D Group is pushing for ambitious binding targets on...