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S&Ds: high time to stop the violation of the rights of indigenous peoples around the world

Today the European Parliament voted with a huge majority its first ever report devoted to indigenous peoples. Although its population is estimated to be over 370 million people in over 70 countries...
S&Ds: EU must engage proactively to end Venezuelan crisis and seek a solution based on law, Elena Valenciano, Ramón Jáuregui Atondo, Francisco Assis, Maduro government,

S&Ds call on the Venezuelan government to urgently accept a humanitarian aid plan

During a plenary debate in Strasbourg tonight, Socialists and Democrats will urge the EU to continue its financial support to Venezuela, and to increase it if needed. They will also urge the...
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López Obrador opens a new era of hope to reduce violence and inequalities in Mexico, say S&Ds

López Obrador opens a new era of hope to reduce violence and inequalities in Mexico, say S&Ds Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament congratulate the newly elected president of...
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S&D MEPs met with Russian parliamentarians in Belgrade to discuss global challenges

For the past two days, a delegation of S&D MEPs met with Russian parliamentarians from the State Duma and the Federation Council in the framework of the second round of the ‘Belgrade...
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Europe must fill the vacuum left by American leadership

Europe must fill the vacuum left by American leadership when it comes to defending human rights around the globe - says the S&D delegation who just concluded its five-day visit in Washington DC...
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S&D Group welcomes the prospect of opening accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia next year

EU governments on Tuesday decided to aim for opening accession negotiations with both Albania and North Macedonia in June 2019. S&D Group regrets the lack of ambition behind the decision to delay...
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S&D members launch the Alevi Friendship Group of the European Parliament

At the initiative of the S&D Group, yesterday the European Parliament held the founding meeting of the "Alevi Friendship Group": a platform to promote cooperation between the members of the...
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Today, S&Ds launch conference addressing the main challenges of the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation

Building together a fair, prosperous and sustainable space for peace and solidarity on the two shores of the Mediterranean must be the priority for the European Union and for all countries on the...