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Europe needs to be tougher on organised crime

Europe needs to be tougher on organised crime

S&D Euro MPs today in Strasbourg backed a new EU law to facilitate freezing and confiscating assets linked to criminal activities across Europe. The new law sets out minimum rules to improve...
Hannes Swoboda in Bucharest: "What helps Romania, also helps the EU"

Hannes Swoboda in Bucharest: "What helps Romania, also helps the EU"

The Socialists and Democrats called for the continuation of the fight against poverty and emigration at its recent Relaunching Europe event under the title of "Solidarity and Opportunities - For an...
against dumped and subsidised imports from third countries to the EU

S&Ds welcome strong victory for social and labour rights in new anti-dumping legislation

After a long quest by the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament today overwhelmingly called for tougher duties for countries exporting subsidised or dumped products to the EU whenever...
Arctic issues Canada iceland

S&D Group: Europe should pay more attention to Arctic issues

The Arctic is increasingly on the international agenda. The S&D Group is taking the lead on addressing the challenges of the Arctic. Last Saturday, the S&D Group held the first international...
social and labour rights in stronger anti-dumping legislation

S&Ds push for social and labour rights in stronger anti-dumping legislation

The EU will modernise its anti-dumping legislation by updating two regulations – the basic anti-dumping regulation and the basic anti-subsidy regulation – which have not been revised since 1995. The...
Socialists and Democrats on EU-US trade agreement: Fairness is key

S&Ds want the investor-state dispute mechanism out of the EU-US trade and investment agreement (TTIP)

The S&D Group in the European Parliament will oppose the introduction of an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)* in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently being...
Public procurement, hand shaking

New rules on public procurement and concessions will help fight social dumping and unfair competition

After two years of intense discussions, the European Parliament today in Strasbourg gave its final green light to new rules affecting procurement and concessions contracts between public authorities...