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Brazilian environment and human rights defenders - S&Ds nominees for the 2019 Sakharov Prize

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have jointly nominated three Brazilian activists for the 2019 Sakharov Prize. They represent

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S&Ds: EU must do more to defend LGBTI people in Europe and around the world

On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The situation for LGBTI

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S&Ds call on Turkey to respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus

Following the announcement of Turkey to start drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “I

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Tax justice (Watch the video)

You have to pay your taxes, so why shouldn’t the rich and super rich, as well as big businesses, pay? We want to ensure that everyone pays their fair share of taxes in Europe. In recent years, tax

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Our plenary week in action - 25 to 28 March 2019 - How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Our plenary week in action - 25 to 28 March 2019 - How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

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S&Ds push for more funds in the EU 2021-2027 budget to support third countries, including for development, human rights and climate goals

Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of a new ‘Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument’ (NDICI) that merges most

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Final EU tax report voted: How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Following leadership from the Socialists and Democrats, the most ambitious report from the European Parliament so far on how to tackle tax evasion,

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Socialists and Democrats want companies to pay a fair minimum effective tax rate of 18%

It is time for Europe to move towards a fairer tax system. While workers in OECD countries pay more than 25% of their wages in tax, multinationals

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S&Ds strengthen system of financial supervision in Europe

In tough negotiations, S&D MEP Pervenche Berès succeeded today in reaching an agreement between the European Parliament and member states on an EU

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Call for minimum corporate tax: S&Ds success in the fight against tax evasion, tax avoidance and money laundering in Europe

Following leadership fr om the Socialists and Democrats, the Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance of the European