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European Commission should assess if Israel is complying with EU Association Agreement

During today’s plenary session debate in Strasbourg on the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip and the status of Jerusalem, the S&D Group called on the European Commission to assess whether...
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The S&D Group calls for the end of violence and for democratic reforms in Nicaragua

Following another day of violence in Nicaragua, with fire weapons used against students, Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have called for the end of repression against...
Socialists and Democrats on EU-US trade agreement: Fairness is key

The EU will not be blackmailed, say S&Ds to Trump

Speaking at a European Parliament plenary debate in Strasbourg, ahead of the deadline for EU exemptions from US punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium this Friday (June 1), the Socialists and...
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The S&D Group backs the continuity of the peace process started by Santos in Colombia

Following the first round of the presidential elections in Colombia, and ahead of the official visit of the departing president Juan Manuel Santos to the European Parliament, the S&D Group...
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Young farmers are key in the future Common Agriculture Policy, say S&Ds

Young farmers represent a great potential for the agriculture sector, as they are keener to innovate and diversify. Hence, the new Common Agriculture Policy must embody a strong and concrete policy...
construction worker and equal pay

S&Ds score victory for European workers: Equal pay for equal work at the same place to become reality

Today, the European Parliament endorsed new rules for posted workers that will create fair conditions and fair competition for European workers and companies. The Socialists and Democrats had led the...
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S&Ds: 10 % less European investments through cohesion policy is a cut on taxpayer’s own finger

The legislative proposals for the future European Cohesion Policy 2021- 2027 pave the way for a more simple, innovative and secure investment programme for all the regions in Europe. However, the S...
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S&Ds tighten vetting of foreign take-overs to protect security and jobs

This evening, the international trade committee in the European Parliament approved new rules on the screening of direct foreign investment. Acting on mounting concerns about foreign investors,...