Press releases

Press Releases

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Congratulations to Maroš Šefčovič on his decision to run for Slovakia’s presidency

Reacting to Maroš Šefčovič’s announcement that he will run for Slovakia’s presidency in March, the S&D leader Udo Bullmann said: “On behalf of my Group I would like to congratulate Maroš on his...
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Udo Bullmann: Congratulations Stefan Löfven and Good luck!

S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann today congratulated Stefan Löfven who has been confirmed as Prime Minister of Sweden after a vote in the Riksdag. Udo Bullmann stated: "This is good news not only...

S&D: We stand by Ghanaian citizens and media freedom after the murder of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale

Following the murder of the investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale in Ghana, the chair of the development committee and S&D member, Linda McAvan, said: “The murder of investigative...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week This week we made progress towards eradicating child poverty in Europe by securing nearly six billion Euros for the European Child Guarantee. One in four children live in poverty or...

Élections en RDC : Les citoyens congolais ont droit á la vérité, disent les sociaux-démocrates européens

Les récentes élections en République Démocratique du Congo ont constitué un enjeu majeur pour le destin du peuple congolais et de l’Afrique centrale. Nous saluons la mobilisation massive des...
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Time is not ripe for EU-US trade talks, say S&Ds

Speaking ahead of the expected adoption of the draft mandates on EU-US trade talks by the European Commission today, S&D spokesperson for EU-USA trade relationships and chair of the European...
EU budgets: More resources and greater flexibility to deal with emerging crises, Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), Isabelle Thomas, S&D MEP Jens Geier, refugees, #EuwakeUp, #TaxJustice, Eider Gardiazábal Rubial,

S&Ds: The EU is not a business club. No government can violate our common values without suffering the consequences

Today, with the approval of the ´Protection of the Union´s budget in case of generalised deficiencies as regards the rule of law in the Member States´ report, the plenary of the European Parliament...