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PEST committee statements

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  • climate
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S&Ds are determinant in brokering an ambitious deal to reduce plastic marine pollution

Following lengthy negotiations with the Council an agreement was reached early this morning that will reaffirm the leading role of the European Union

  • Massimo Paolucci MEP
  • climate
  • plastic
  • marine pollution
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S&Ds back EU strategy to end plastic litter by 2030

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the transition to a circular economy, where all products are designed to be either

  • climate
  • Simona Bonafè
  • circular economy
Audiovisual
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For a Clean and Sustainable Agriculture

We want agricultural funds that support small and eco-friendly farmers. What we eat is very important.

  • climate
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The EU approval system for pesticides must improve to better protect human health, say S&Ds

Today the environment committee voted on a report by S&D MEP Pavel Poc, which calls for a better approval system for pesticides in the EU. It is part

  • Environment
  • climate
  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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S&Ds want to introduce specific targets for single-use plastic reduction

The EU is at the forefront of the global fight against plastic litter, but unfortunately, it is also one of the main responsible actors: Europe

  • circular economy
  • Environment
  • climate
  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
  • Simona Bonafè
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S&Ds: is public food safety a must to the EU? If so, EFSA needs to be dramatically better staffed and funded

Following a two-day PEST committee facts-finding mission to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters in Parma, the S&Ds can assess with

  • social
  • Simona Bonafè
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The ban on bee-killing pesticides is a victory for citizens and for biodiversity

Socialists and Democrats welcome the decision taken by a majority of the 28 national experts to back the ban on neo-nicotinoid pesticides. The S&D

  • Kathleen Van Brempt MEP
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All plastic should be recyclable and recycled in the near future, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the Commission’s strategy to reduce plastic waste. In line with S&D efforts to

  • climate
  • Simona Bonafè
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S&Ds want strong measures to ensure that oceans contribute to a sustainable development

The oceans, which cover three quarters of the earth’s surface, are our strongest allies against climate change. As stated by the UN during the Paris

  • climate
  • Paris Climate Summit
  • Miriam Dalli MEP
  • Tiemo Wölken MEP