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The European Parliament has shown the way for the next Commission migration agenda.

Udo Bullmann: EU policy solutions on migration revolve around solidarity

Ahead of the EU member states discussions next week and again at end of August on combating refugee smuggling and preventing loss of lives in the Mediterranean, S&D Group president, Udo Bullman,...
Pre-summit preparation meeting in Ħamrun, Malta, PES president Sergei Stanishev and S&D Group president Gianni Pittella, migration, asylum, #EuwakeUp,

S&D Group on the results of the independent judicial inquiry in Malta

The S&D Group in the European Parliament takes note of the latest political developments in Malta where an independent judicial inquiry confirmed that all allegations against the Prime Minister...
Viktor Orban in front of lots of Hungarian flags

Zero tolerance for Orbán’s asylum policies

Socialists and Democrats welcome today’s decision taken by the European Commission to launch an infringement procedure against Hungary concerning its “Stop Soros” package of laws. The legislation...
Pittella: Trump is the expression of a virus spreading across the US and EU. The EU must now reform, abandon step-by-step policy and address people's concerns

If we want to ensure peace, we have to defend democracies against Trumpism, says Bullmann

On the occasion of the NATO Summit, S&D president Udo Bullmann says: "The world will not become a safer place with a US president who only calls for more and more military spending and alienates...
Euro notes and handcuffs

Parliament backs new rules to crack down on money laundering and organised crime

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee, today backed two reports designed to make it harder for organised criminals and terrorists to access their illegally...
humanitarian assistance

No one providing humanitarian assistance should be criminalised anywhere in Europe

People providing humanitarian assistance to those in need should not be criminalised anywhere in Europe. That was the message of a resolution backed today by MEPs in the European Parliament in...
S&D MEPs vote to protect freedom of panorama and effective copyright reform

Lobbying over copyright reform crossed a line. No MEP should be subject to serious threats

Over the last few days, numerous MEPs have received serious threats and verbal abuse over the proposed reform of EU copyright rules. Heated debate is a vital part of the political process, but...
European Citizens Initiative

Reform of European Citizens’ Initiative will make it easier for people to change direction of EU policy

The European Parliament today voted on the reform of the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). The European Citizens' Initiative is a unique and innovative way for citizens to shape the EU by calling...