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S&Ds support proposal for European Digital Green Certificates, but data protection, health and free movement must be guaranteed

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the Commission’s efforts to coordinate the lifting of national Covid-19 travel

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S&Ds call for harmonised, EU-wide rules to prevent foreign funding undermining European democracy

The Socialists and Democrats call for clear minimum standards and rules, including a ban on foreign donations for political activities, to be

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S&Ds call on EU ministers to seize opportunity to adapt EU’s economic policy and fiscal architecture to demands of the future

Ahead of today’s Eurogroup and tomorrow’s Ecofin meeting, where ministers are set to discuss the fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the

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S&Ds reject an external migration policy based solely on numbers

Ahead of the joint Council meeting of Foreign Affairs and Home affairs Ministers today (15 March), the S&D Group urges the Council to look beyond the

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

“This conference is long overdue. It was proposed before the Covid-19 outbreak and now it makes even more sense to think together how to reshape our

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S&Ds call for reform of EU’s fiscal architecture to include people and the planet, not just figures

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the drive for reform of the European Semester process by including environmental

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9 out of 10 Europeans want a social Europe, so let’s deliver, says Iratxe García

Today, during the plenary debate on the European Social Pillar, Social Democrats called for more ambition in the Commission’s Action Plan. They

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The European Union is an LGBTIQ Freedom Zone

In a single-line statement, the European Parliament is declaring the European Union an ‘LGBTIQ Freedom Zone’. This sentence captures the positive and

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S&D Group: EU strategy on child rights must prevent the effects of the pandemic from lasting a lifetime

When the European Commission comes forward with a new 10-year strategy on children’s rights later this month, the S&D Group want to see measures that

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We want all progressive voices heard in the Conference on the Future of Europe, says Iratxe García

Today, the president of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and Portuguese Prime