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Civilians look on at landscape devastated by floods and landslides in Sierra Leone

Gianni Pittella: The EU must help Sierra Leone with the utmost urgency!

The death toll in Sierra Leone keeps rising following the floods and landslides of recent days, with more than 300 killed and thousands of missing persons in the capital, Freetown. Today, the...
S&Ds: The EU must deliver on the SDGs NOW!

S&Ds: The EU must deliver on the SDGs NOW!

A European Parliament delegation from the Committee for Development Policy to the United Nations Economic and Social Council attend the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood, africa, #4Africa

S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in the plenary in favour of the Commission’ proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD) aimed at mobilising up to EUR 44 billion for...
Progressive sustainable development book launch with Gianni Pittella, Ernst Stetter, Conny Reuter and colleagues holding banners of the SDGs

S&Ds on progressive sustainable development: from vision to action

Today, the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament, FEPS and SOLIDAR gathered together to discuss the question: “The2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: how can the EU...
S&Ds endorse new European consensus on development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Norbert Neuser MEP, poverty eradication, #EndEnergyPoverty, climate change and agriculture, to tackling tax evasion and avoidance,  gross national income (GNI) for o

S&Ds endorse new European consensus on development

The Socialists and Democrats Group today endorsed the new European consensus on development, reiterating strong EU support for development co-operation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...