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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...
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...
S&D Group welcomes the agreement between political parties in Skopje, Howitt, European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, governing party VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski, SDSM party, Special Prosecutor, Knut Fleckenstein,

S&Ds encourage all political parties to support the name agreement on North Macedonia ahead of referendum on September 30

On the occasion of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev’s speech in the European Parliament, Socialists and Democrats welcome the agreement reached in June by Prime Ministers Zaev and Tsipras to rename the...
S&Ds: Proud of awarding Sakharov prize to Yazidi women, the Sakharov Prize for 2016 to Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar, advocates for the Yazidi community, Pittella, Elena Valenciano,

NGOs saving lives of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea - S&Ds nominees for the 2018 Sakharov Prize

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament jointly nominated eleven NGOs that protect human rights and save lives of refugees and migrants across the Mediterranean Sea for the 2018 Sakharov...
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Trump puts at risk EU-US partnership that needs to be preserved

With S&Ds support, the European Parliament backed a resolution today stating that although many decisions by the Trump administration put in jeopardy the international rules-based multilateral...
S&Ds in favour of Mogherini’s proposal for new strategy on China, Victor Boştinaru, Federica Mogherini, G20 summit, Africa, #4Africa, 4Africa,

Europe must stand firm and united towards China

The EU needs a more robust strategy towards China, reflecting new geopolitical realities. As a global power, China must take responsibility to tackle global challenges such as climate change, WTO...
Israel and EU flags on wall

S&Ds push EU Parliament to have a resolution on Netanyahu’s threats to dismantle Khan al-Ahmar village

Once again, we are called upon to point the finger at the Israeli government and its Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who is carrying out a racist, nationalist and cruel policy against the Bedouin...