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S&Ds: Timmermans is the right person to ensure the EU lives up to the Green New Deal citizens expect

Following today's hearing with the environment (ENVI), transport (TRAN) and industry, research and energy (ITRE) committees, the Socialists and

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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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At last, lorries will also contribute to lowering CO2 emissions, say S&Ds

Heavy-duty vehicles produce around 6% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions, and the EU will soon enforce a new legislation aiming at drastically

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Mobility Package: S&Ds help to broker a compromise to improve working conditions of professional drivers

The European Parliament today backed a cross-party deal on the so-called Mobility Package, which includes new rules on posting of drivers; working and

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Less CO2 emissions from cars and vans: S&Ds negotiate cleaner future for citizens

Today the European Parliament backed the deal negotiated with the Council by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli to reduce CO2 emissions by cars and vans. The strong

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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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The EU Parliament backs Marita Ulvskog’s proposal to end the seasonal time change by 2021

he European Parliament has taken up the demand signed by four million Europeans to stop changing the clock one hour ahead or one hour back every six

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S&Ds demand that the seasonal time change is abolished by 2021

Strong controversy has arisen in recent years on the pros and cons of seasonal time change. Many countries decide to change to summer or wintertime to