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The EU temporary instrument to support workers should be the basis for a proper unemployment reinsurance scheme, says Iratxe García

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the European Commission’s announcement of a new temporary solidarity instrument to

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Hungary is becoming the first dictatorship in the EU. The Commission and the Council must act now, says Iratxe García

This week, the Hungarian Prime Minister, Victor Orbán, introduced an indefinite and uncontrolled state of emergency, suspending the national

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We need to act now to save the future of the tourism industry, say S&Ds

With millions of jobs in the tourism and transport industry endangered by the COVID-19 outbreak, S&Ds urge European authorities to listen to 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: “We need urgent, strong and coordinated action at a European level to fight the COVID-19

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Along the Greek-Turkish border: responding to the Migration Crisis

With Erdoğan using vulnerable people as pawns in a political game, Greece has fallen victim to the lack of responsibility among EU governments in the

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S&D President Iratxe Garcia on EU's response to Covid-19 crisis

Socialists and Democrats are presenting an action plan to react with urgent measures but also mid and long-term ones to confront this situation. The

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S&Ds support legislative measures against COVID-19 at extraordinary plenary session

Today in an unprecedented plenary session, the European Parliament will pass three pieces of legislation aimed at fighting both the health and the

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S&Ds propose an EU-wide action plan against COVID-19 ahead of the European Council

Today, the Group of the Socialists and Democrats have adopted a comprehensive EU Action Plan with 25 urgent and mid-term measures to fight the COVID

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Fighting the pandemic, tackling its aftermath and preparing for a better future.

Action Plan by the S&D Group in the European Parliament. This action plan has been launched by the S&D Group on 25 March 2020. The COVID-19 crisis and

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S&Ds: saving human lives first. We ask the Commission to postpone the entry into force of the Medical Devices Regulation

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are fully committed to the common fight against the spread of Covid-19 across Europe. In order