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in Egypt: Constitutional referendum is only the first step towards democracy

Hannes Swoboda in Egypt: "Constitutional referendum is only the first step towards democracy"

In four weeks Egypt will hold a national referendum on its newly drafted constitution, ahead of parliamentary and presidential elections. The new constitution will replace the current regime and...
Prime Minister Tunisai Mehdi Jooma

Hannes Swoboda calls on Tunisia to continue the democratisation process

Hannes Swoboda, leader of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, travelled to Tunisia for an official visit three years after the beginning of the revolution that followed the...
Ukraine : peaceful protesters in Kiev's Maidan Square

Hannes Swoboda: "We express our full support and solidarity with peaceful protesters in Ukraine"

The European Parliament today expressed deep concerns about the escalation of violence in Ukraine and called on the authorities to promote peaceful dialogue rather than violence. MEPs voted on a...
pre-accession assistance.

S&Ds satisfied with new pre-accession assistance instrument which supports the EU's political priorities

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today in Strasbourg warmly welcomed the adoption of the resolution on the instrument for pre-accession assistance. Libor Rouček, S&D vice-...

S&Ds take the lead on development co-operation

The S&D Group in the European Parliament today welcomed the adoption in the plenary of a regulation on the development co-operation instrument for 2014-2020. This measure will finance EU...
2005 Peace agreement between Sudan and South Soudan

2005 Peace agreement between Sudan and South Soudan must be fully implemented say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the adoption in plenary of the resolution on South Sudan and underline the need to fully implement the comprehensive peace agreement of...
Women's rights - their sexual and reproductive life

S&D Euro MPs condemn shameful populist campaign against women's rights

S&D Euro MPs today condemned the manipulative and obstructive campaign from right-wing groups against a resolution supporting sexual and reproductive health and rights for all, in Europe and...