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EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper, Lucy Anderson, MEP, Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy, Biljana Borzan, S&D MEP,

EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper

Today in the transport committee, the EPP voted down proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that would have eliminated a number of obstacles to cross-border parcel deliveries. Every...
Forest management has a crucial role to play in combating climate change, say S&Ds

Forest management has crucial role to play in combating climate change, say S&Ds

Today S&D MEPs in the environment committee led a cross-party coalition to incorporate the effects of land use change and deforestation on carbon emission and storage in the EU’s CO2-emissions-...
International aviation must play its part in the battle against climate change, say S&Ds, Seb Dance, aviation emissions, #Prog4Climate, greenhouse gas emissions, International Civil Aviation Organisation,

International aviation must play its part in the battle against climate change, say S&Ds

Today the European Parliament’s committee on the environment sent a strong signal to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) stating that if their scheme for reducing carbon emissions...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “We stand for a Europe that sticks together and invests in the future for the many, not just for the friends of the business club” Gianni Pittella Past activities The Commission’s...
S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice, sustainable development, climate change, fair international trade, managing migration, empowering women and creating quality jobs, Jeppe Kofod, S&D MEP, Tax fraud,

S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice

Ahead of the two-day G20 summit starting tomorrow in Hamburg, the Socialists and Democrats call on the leaders to deliver on global challenges such as sustainable development, climate change, fair...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood, africa, #4Africa

S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in the plenary in favour of the Commission’ proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD) aimed at mobilising up to EUR 44 billion for...
S&D Group calls to suspend accession talks with Turkey, enlargement, Ankara, Fethullah Gülen, S&D MEP Kati Piri, President Erdoğan’s authoritarianism,

S&D Group calls to suspend accession talks with Turkey

A large majority in the European Parliament today supported a call to formally suspend accession talks with Ankara when the new constitution comes into force. One year after the heinous coup attempt...
SDGs, The Commission must step up its ambition to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality,  Seb Dance, Kathleen Van Brempt,

The Commission must step up its ambition to make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality

The European Parliament today adopted with an overwhelming majority a report put forward by the Socialists and Democrats calling on the Commission to be more ambitious in implementing the Sustainable...