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S&D MEPs visit Bangladesh: growth and development in the garment sector, International Labour Conference (ILO), MEP Arne Lietz, MEP Linda McAvan, MEP Norbert Neuser, MEP Agnes Jongerius,

S&D MEPs visit Bangladesh: growth and development in the garment sector

Improving relations through social dialogue, respect for human rights and labour rights is imperative in building a responsible and sustainable garment sector in Bangladesh, say S&D MEPs. The...
ship with containers

S&Ds push for strong anti-dumping instruments to tackle unfair trade competition

Today, the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council started negotiations to modernise the EU’s trade defence instruments. Updating the EU’s rules, which have remained largely unchanged...
Wildlife

Protecting wildlife with a progressive trade policy

One day before the UN World Wildlife Day, the European Parliament today adopted a report on how EU trade policy can contribute to the fight against wildlife trafficking and preserve biodiversity...
We made CETA better on the way towards a more progressive trade policy, say S&Ds, #TTIP, Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, Investor-State Dispute Resolution System (ISDS), Elena Valenciano, S&D MEP Sorin Moisa,

We made CETA better on the way towards a more progressive trade policy, say S&Ds

Today, the European Parliament approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada in a final vote in Strasbourg. Following strong pressure from the Socialists and Democrats...
CETA can open the way to fairer trade agreements. We won’t turn our back on citizens’ concerns, say leading S&Ds

CETA can open the way to fairer trade agreements. We won’t turn our back on citizens’ concerns, say leading S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats are committed to shaping globalisation through reinforced standards and rights, to ensure that trade benefits not just multinationals, but workers and ordinary citizens...
S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have dramatically undermined the foundations of this...
Western Sahara

Commission and Member States must respect ECJ ruling that Western Sahara is not part of Morocco

The EU-Morocco trade agreements are not applicable to Western Sahara, as it is not part of Moroccan territory, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed in its judgement today. However, the ECJ...