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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

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European Commission’s travel and tourism package - a step in the right direction, say S&Ds

The S&D Group welcomes the travel and tourism package the European Commission has announced today. It is, indisputably, an important step that has

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S&Ds lead European Parliament’s response on the European Recovery Plan

Socialists and Democrats call on the European Commission to come up with an ambitious recovery plan to respond to the economic emergency created by

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“We must act now. Later will be too late!” - S&Ds pressure EU institutions to save the tourism sector from bankruptcy

With the tourism and travel sector in the EU coming to a near standstill, Socialists and Democrats call on the European Commission, EU Council and the