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Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up.

Quote of the week: “Luxleaks, Panama Papers and now the Paradise Papers; there is really nothing to be surprised about or new to discover. It's the same old cancer on our economies: fraud, tax...
African children hidden behind african map

Africa: EU development aid should not depend on migration co-operation, say S&Ds

The European Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of an important report on 'the EU-Africa strategy: a boost for development' and underlined the need for closer and fairer co-operation with...
Our fight for socail rights hand in air

Social Europe is not a slogan. The social pillar must bring concrete solutions to our citizens, say S&Ds

Thanks to the relentless efforts of the Socialists and Democrats over many years and pressure on the Juncker Commission, social Europe is back on top of the European Union’s agenda. S&D Euro MPs...
poland rule of law eu and polish flags

Pittella: Democracy in Poland is at a crossroads, we must act now before it is too late

A broad majority in the European Parliament today backed a resolution on the rule of law and democracy in Poland. The Parliament urges the Polish government to fully implement the recommendations put...
Trees on small island and words eradicate tax havens

Pittella: Let’s stop being surprised at every leak. EU Council must finally deliver on tax havens and tax evasion

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella today urged EU governments to finally act decisively against tax fraud and tax evasion in Europe, during a debate in Strasbourg on the latest leak to emerge,...
extraordinary EU Council summit on migration

Pittella: Urgent action needed to prevent humanitarian crisis on Greek Islands this winter

The S&D Group is calling for the Council and Commission to work urgently with the Greek authorities to prevent a humanitarian crisis occurring this winter in refugee camps on the Greek islands...
Latin American Forum

Progressives in the EU and Latin America move forward towards the EU-CELAC summit

The S&D Group in the European Parliament is committed to ever closer relations with Latin America, with the goal of an effective Bi-regional Strategic Association. This is why, for the fifth year...

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