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S&Ds: Great success on cohesion policy with almost €380 billion for innovation, youth employment and child guarantee

Following the positive vote today in plenary on the common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund Plus, the

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European Progressives appeal for a sustainable cohesion policy that leaves no people and no territories behind

Today the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, together with the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions , launched an

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7 February: S&D CONFERENCE ON COHESION POLICY AND THE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE OF EUROPE

The European Union is currently discussing how to reform and update the cohesion policy , its main solidarity and investment instrument, for the

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S&Ds: Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas deserve a European development plan

Following today’s approval in plenary of the EU Agenda for Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas, S&D vice-president, Mercedes Bresso, stated: “The

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S&Ds: the huge impact of the cohesion policy on N. Ireland shows the EU’s importance in boosting economy and preserving peace

Today’s plenary saw the adoption of the important report on the impact of the EU cohesion policy on Northern Ireland, which was overwhelmingly

  • Constanze Krehl
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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

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  • Miriam Dalli MEP
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S&Ds: 10 % less European investments through cohesion policy is a cut on taxpayer’s own finger

The legislative proposals for the future European Cohesion Policy 2021- 2027 pave the way for a more simple, innovative and secure investment

  • Constanze Krehl
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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

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  • 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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EU mayors deserve stronger support in their fight against climate change, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats are strongly committed to deliver on the COP 21 UN Climate Change Agreement adopted in Paris in 2015, in which 195 nations

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  • Constanze Krehl