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2 young people on ipads happy no more geo-blocking in EU

Parliament votes to end geo-blocking of online goods and services in EU

The European Parliament today voted to end geo-blocking of online goods and services in the EU. The vote means that websites and online retailers will not be able to block people accessing or...
Speech bubble - special committee on Monsanto - glyphosate

At the S&D’s request, the European Parliament creates a special committee to scrutinise the Monsanto scandal

Today the plenary of the European Parliament in Strasbourg backed the creation of a special committee to find out whether the multinational producing glyphosate - an active ingredient in broadly used...
green climate - wind turbines, solar panels on green world

S&Ds back deal with the Council to fine-tune the ETS market of allowances

Socialists and Democrats have strongly advocated for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as the flagship of Europe’s fight against climate change and as a crucial tool to help EU industry to adapt...
African girl and words end female genital mutilation

Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation, say S&Ds

Speaking ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February, on which the European Parliament has tabled an oral question to the European Commission requesting...
Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 11 to 14 December 2017 - S&D priorities on the agenda

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 5 to 8 February 2018 - S&D priorities on the agenda

S&D priorities on the February plenary agenda. ▶ Wed 7 Combatting social inequality Udo Bullmann +33(0)3 88 1 75342 Social inequality is on the rise in Europe and...
S&D Group welcomes the agreement between political parties in Skopje, Howitt, European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, governing party VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski, SDSM party, Special Prosecutor, Knut Fleckenstein,

S&Ds: An historic moment for FYR Macedonia and for the Balkans

Following a visit of S&D Group to FYR Macedonia, MEPs were encouraged by the situation in the country and call on all political forces to work together and seize this historic moment. 2018 is an...
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S&Ds welcome the EU’s decision to support Palestinians

S&D members welcome the new assistance package of 42,5 million euros for Palestine, announced by the European Commission. S&D Group vice-president Elena Valenciano MEP said: “While the Trump...