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Iratxe García: “We call on the Council to adopt the budget urgently; all Europeans (including Hungarians and Polish) need the recovery package”

Ahead of today’s videoconference between EU national leaders, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament said: “It is

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Ban of premature obsolescence of products, and mandatory labelling on durability and reparability - S&Ds fight for ambitious Sustainable Single Market

Ahead of next week’s plenary vote, the Socialists and Democrats discussed today their position paper on the Sustainable Single Market for Consumers

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Porto Agenda for social rights: it is time to fulfil Europe’s promise again

This afternoon, the European Parliament’s employment committee will vote on the report by co-rapporteurs S&D MEP Agnes Jongerius and MEP Dennis Radtke

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S&Ds: Debt suspension for vulnerable countries endorsed by G20 Finance Ministers is a just and strategic step to reach SDGs

Following today’s meeting in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, among G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to discuss possible debts

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

Quote of the week by S&D Group President, Iratxe Garcia: “This is a historic achievement. For the first time since we have the Multiannual Financial

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S&Ds demand new Migration Pact based on solidarity and debate based on the facts

With home affairs ministers meeting today via videoconference, the S&D Group in the European Parliament calls for Council’s position on the new Pact

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2021 budget of the EU - our first chance to show citizens we stand with them in times of crisis and beyond

In a vote in the European Parliament today, S&D MEPs strengthened their call for a strong budget for the EU in the upcoming year. As the first of an

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New LGBTI+ equality strategy essential tool in fight against homophobia and rising hate crimes in Europe

The S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomed today an ambitious new LGBTI+ equality strategy presented by S&D Commissioner for Equality Helena

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Any law to curb online terrorism must strike the right balance between security and fundamental right to freedom of expression, says Iratxe García

Today, during the plenary debate on terrorism, the right to freedom of expression and education, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats, Iratxe

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Mutual recognition of geographical indications is encouraging sign for EU-China cooperation

Today, the European Parliament approved the EU-China agreement on the cooperation and protection of geographical indications* (GIs). This will protect