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G20 leaders should follow the remarkable IMF decision to relieve debt of poorest countries to fight COVID-19

S&D spokesperson in the development committee, Udo Bullmann, said: “This is real progress! The immediate debt service relief for 25 of the poorest and

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Women are on the frontline of the COVID19 pandemic. Social Democrats call for EU action to support them!

The coronavirus pandemic deepens existing inequalities in our societies. It exposes an increasing number of women to gender-based violence. It is

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The Eurogroup deal is a good start for a comprehensive recovery plan, says Iratxe García

Yesterday evening the EU finance ministers agreed on a €540 billion emergency package to face the economic and social crisis caused by the COVID-19

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

Quote of the week “At the end of this unprecedented crisis, European citizens will judge whether the EU was able to unite to protect them. Whatever

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S&Ds: The EU showing solidarity to partner countries facing COVID-19

Today the European Commission and the High Representative showed solidarity with the joint communication on the Global EU response to COVID-19, which

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Iratxe García calls on the Eurogroup to live up to this historic time

Following a 16-hour teleconference meeting, Eurozone finance ministers were not able to reach an agreement on how to respond to the economic and

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PiS is playing with fire by pushing for presidential elections in Poland to take place in May

Following yesterday’s vote in the Polish Parliament, where, despite the Coronavirus pandemic, the PiS majority have forced the presidential elections

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The Eurogroup must show determination to buffer the Eurozone from a world-wide economic shock, say García and Stanishev

Ahead of the meeting of the Eurozone finance ministers, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe García and the

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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 “Millions of Europeans see their job at risk and don’t know if they will have a job to return

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S&Ds: COP26 can be postponed, but our commitment to the EU Green Deal and the Climate Law is stronger than ever

The Covid-19 pandemic led to the postponement of the UN’s COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow until 2021. The S&D Group understands the reasons behind