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S&Ds: The EU is at a crossroads. The Finnish presidency will contribute to creating a more sustainable Europe for a sustainable future

Finland’s presidency kicks off during a decisive moment for the history of the European Union. In this transition period for the EU institutions, it

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We will support Ms von der Leyen as long as she delivers on her promises, says Iratxe García

The Socialists and Democrats decided to vote in favour of Ursula von der Leyen as next Commission President. After an intense group meeting, the

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S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Iratxe García Pérez “We had a good and honest exchange with Ms. von der Leyen. However, we did not have enough

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We told Ms. von der Leyen that we expect a game changer from the Commission, says Iratxe García

Today the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament debated for two hours with Ursula von der Leyen, the nominated candidate by the European

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S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D Group president, Iratxe García Pérez "European citizens sent a clear message in May: they trust the European Union, but they

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Iratxe García: Our will to change the course of the European Commission remains intact

In the first plenary debate of the new legislative term, S&D Group leader Iratxe García said this morning: “European citizens sent a clear message in

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David Sassoli will strengthen the Parliament to face populism and give a political direction to the EU, says Iratxe García

The European Parliament again will be led by a member of the Socialists and Democrats following the election today of Italian S&D MEP David Sassoli.

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S&D leader Iratxe García: The proposal from the Council is deeply disappointing

Today the Bureau and heads of national delegations of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament met to discuss the proposal from the

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S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week S&D president, Iratxe García Pérez, on the Spitzenkandidat process We call on national leaders to make an effort to find a

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S&Ds welcome political understanding on EU Mercosur deal and insist on guarantees for labour rights and environmental standards

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU and Mercosur today signed a political agreement on their future Association Agreement. Reacting to this news, S