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“The Recovery Plan is a historical investment that we owe to future generations,” says Iratxe García

Today, Commission president Ursula von der Leyen presented to the plenary of the European Parliament three proposals for a Recovery Plan, a

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Iratxe García and Jens Geier call on incoming German EU-Presidency to make Europe stronger and more united

To prepare the next rotating EU- Council Presidency when Germany will take over on the 1st of July 2020, group leaders in the European Parliament will

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S&Ds call for solidarity with Venezuelan refugees and end of general sanctions ahead of Donors’ Conference

Speaking ahead of today’s International Donors’ Conference in solidarity with Venezuelan refugees and migrants, jointly organised by the European

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Iratxe García, S&D Group president, on the Recovery Plan “This week we expect the Commission to come forward with a Recovery Plan

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S&Ds: We welcome the EU Commission’s strategy on biodiversity. We need binding conservation and restoration objectives, limits to pesticide use and better mainstreaming of biodiversity

Following today’s presentation of the 2030 Biodiversity Strategy by the European Commission and in view of the upcoming biodiversity day, the 22 of

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S&Ds: The new Netanyahu-led government in Israel is worrying. We will never accept illegal annexation of occupied territories

Following the vote in the Knesset, the new government of Israel has been sworn in, ending nearly 18 months of political deadlock. According to the

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S&Ds on EU-UK negotiations: The lack of progress is extremely worrying

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are calling for significant more progress in the negotiations between the UK and the EU on the

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Simona Bonafè, S&D Group vice-president “Only if we are courageous and ambitious, will Europe emerge unscathed from this crisis

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S&Ds: Without parliamentary scrutiny or free speech, Hungary is no longer a functioning democracy

S&D MEPs today condemned the emergency measures taken in Hungary in response to the Covid-19 crisis that allow Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to rule by

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S&D MEPs vote to deny UK access to fingerprint data exchange

The S&D Group in the European Parliament voted to uphold high standards of data protection and safeguard fundamental rights of EU citizens when MEPs