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sexual and moral harrassement

S&Ds take lead in combating sexual and moral harassment in the European Parliament

Yesterday evening, the Bureau of the Socialists and Democrats Group established a working group to ensure the timely and concrete follow-up of the European Parliament resolution on sexual harassment...
phosphates in doner kebab meat

S&Ds: We do not want kebabs to be banned, but we want them to be healthy

The European Parliament has been asked to give its advice on whether phosphates should be allowed in certain foods. Today these additives are rarely used in most EU-countries, but in some member...
S&D Group welcomes Commission proposals as first step for a digital industrial strategy for Europe, Josef Weidenholzer, skilled labour force, Digitising European industry, small and medium sized enterprises, SMEs, Commission is moving on e-governance, Dan

S&Ds push to bring the EU’s trade policy into the digital age

Today, the European Parliament adopted as the first EU institution a digital trade strategy. The digitisation of our economies raises new questions about market access for digital goods and services...
Europe needs a strong and efficient strategic investment fund

EFSI 2.0: Smart investments to ensure a good future for all Europeans

Today, the European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority in favour of extending the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) for two more years to 2020 and boosting its investment...
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ETS: Aviation deal puts pressure on ICAO to deliver real climate benefits

Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation make a significant contribution to global climate change and its emissions and are one of the fastest growing sources of CO2. Reducing aviation...

Pittella and Gualtieri: Progress on divorce agreement is positive but still a long road ahead

S&D MEPs have welcomed the joint report which records the progress made in the first phase of the negotiations on the UK withdrawal from the European Union and consider that it is sufficient to...
EU Japan flags on containers

S&Ds welcome the EU-Japan agreement concluded today and will now scrutinise it

Reacting to the conclusion of the EU-Japan trade deal today, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed the agreement and announced that they will scrutinise the final text in...