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The S&D Group stands for multilateralism and cooperation at the Eurolat Summit

The 11th plenary session of the EU-Latin America Parliamentary Assembly (Eurolat) finished today in Vienna. The 150 participant MPs, from both continents, passed twelve reports and held an intense...
S&Ds united with Turkey against terrorism

S&Ds MEPs call for improvement of human rights situation in Turkey after recent visit

At the end of their visit to Turkey in the frame of the European Parliament delegation, S&D MEPs Soraya Post and Wajid Khan acknowledged the work and efforts that Turkey is doing with regards to...
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Findings of Danske Bank investigation shows failure of Europe’s anti-money laundering systems

Following the release of the findings of the investigation into Danske Bank’s branch in Estonia, S&D MEPs have called for more EU wide action to tackle money laundering. S&D Group vice-...
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Udo Bullmann on his first trip as S&D president to Greece: Building progressive alliances for a better Europe

This Tuesday, September 18, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann , visits Athens for a conference on the Future of Europe, co-organised by the S&...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week Growing inequalities, the rise of right-wing populism, and attacks on our democracies by fake news, are a vital threat to the European project. We cannot and will not go on with...
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Eight months ahead of the European Elections, Facebook has still not done enough to allay fears of electoral manipulation

Eight months ahead of the European Elections, more needs to be done to ensure that the elections are not subject to the same malicious interference that affected the US elections or Brexit campaign...
S&D Group Seminar on Bedouins in the Naqab/Negev: Dreams and Nightmare

S&Ds: Today the European Parliament sent a clear message to Netanyahu: respect human rights, don’t tear down Khan al-Ahmar

Today, the plenary of the European Parliament approved an important resolution on the threat of the demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and other Bedouin villages. We are proud to have pushed the majority of...