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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

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S&Ds: EU Commission’s new package goes in the direction we called for towards a European Health Union

The S&D Group today expresses its strong support for the European Commission’s new proposals to strengthen the EU’s health security framework, and to

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S&Ds vote to enhance cooperation between public employment services to get more people into jobs

Today, the European Parliament is set to prolong the successful cooperation programme Network of European public Employment Services (PES) for another

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We did it! Socialists and Democrats secure the next 7-year budget of the EU

After months of tough negotiations, the S&D team managed to secure a deal for the next multi-annual budget of the European Union (MFF). Last week, S

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We did it! Socialists and Democrats secure the next 7-year budget of the EU

After months of tough negotiations, the S&D team managed to secure a deal for the next multi-annual budget of the European Union (MFF). Last week, S

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S&Ds back new securitisation rules to ensure banks have breathing space to finance recovery without deregulating financial markets

Today, the economic committee in the European Parliament votes on targeted amendments to the EU’s securitisation framework adopted in 2017, which

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S&Ds vote against ECB candidate to urge Eurogroup to get serious about putting more women in top finance jobs

Speaking ahead of the vote on the appointment of Frank Elderson as a member of the executive board of the European Central Bank, Jonás Fernández, S&D