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Hearing of Maroš Šefčovič, vice-president-designate for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight

As the Commission hearings kick off, Maroš Šefčovič, vice-president-designate for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, received strong support

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Šefčovič kicks off Commissioner hearings with widespread support from MEPs

As the Commission hearings kick off, Maroš Šefčovič, vice-president-designate for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, received strong support

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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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Parliament backs rules to make medicines cheaper and boost competitiveness of EU manufacturers

The European Parliament today backed new rules that will help reduce costs of medicines for people living in the EU and allow EU-based manufacturers

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Forcing EU citizens to give fingerprints for all new ID cards is wrong approach

S&D MEPs today voted against measures that will impose collection and storing of fingerprints of all European citizens on all new ID cards. The S&D

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S&Ds will never accept permanent internal borders within the Schengen area

The European Parliament today restated its strong opposition to the extension of temporary borders within the Schengen passport free zone. MEPs backed

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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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National governments must stop blocking proposals to allow EU citizens to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies

The European Parliament today approved proposals that would allow EU consumers to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies, a process known