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S&Ds welcome focus on building up healthcare and devastated economies at Ebola conference

S&Ds welcome focus on building up healthcare and devastated economies at Ebola conference

The S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomed the leadership of the EU and Commissioner Stylianides (the EU's special envoy on Ebola) in convening the first global conference to address the...
mandatory law to eradicate the use of conflict minerals

Socialists and Democrats push for a mandatory law to eradicate the use of conflict minerals

Armed groups around the world use trade of minerals to finance their activities, and these "blood-minerals" end up in products such as our mobile phones, computers, fridges or washing machines. Even...
S&Ds in the starting blocks for the European Year for Development

S&Ds in the starting blocks for the European Year for Development

Today in Riga S&D MEPs took part in the launch of the European Year for Development. This year is a great opportunity for EU institutions and countries to discuss global development policies. A...
Fast and concrete action needed for coherent response to Ebola epidemic say S&Ds

Fast and concrete action needed for coherent response to Ebola epidemic say S&Ds

S&D MEPs met yesterday evening with the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides on his return from a fact-finding mission to the Ebola-affected countries in...
The people of South Sudan need humanitarian aid and immediate peace,"

"The people of South Sudan need humanitarian aid and immediate peace," say S&D MEPs

The S&D Group in the European Parliament expressed concerns today about the international humanitarian aid situation in South Sudan, underlining that this aid must ensure that the people of South...
Europe must act now against Ebola say S&Ds

Europe must act now against Ebola say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament once again urge the European Union and especially the European Commission to co-ordinate and intensify efforts in order to give a coherent...