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S&Ds successfully push for raising the EU climate target for 2030 to 55% goal

Today, Socialists and Democrats led a cross-party majority in the environment committee in favour of a more ambitious goal for the EU in greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The adopted resolution on...
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Parliament backs S&D call for action over Facebook/ Cambridge Analytica scandal

Today, the European Parliament Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee backed a report pushed for by the S&D Group looking at the Facebook/ Cambridge Analytica scandal. The report...
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S&Ds: We took a crucial step towards a sustainable future by making single-use plastic items a waste of the past

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are once again the frontrunner in the crucial battle for a swift and sustainable transition to a circular economy. Today, we have led the Committee...
Social rights are back on the European agenda, but concrete action is urgently needed, say S&Ds

Maria João Rodrigues: I am shocked by Austrian Presidency’s indifference to the Social Pillar

Following the decision of the Austrian Presidency to cancel the meeting on the implementation of the Social Pillar, S&D Group vice-president and European Parliament’s rapporteur on the European...
S&Ds secure social rights and transparency in modernising EU port services, MEP Knut Fleckenstein, securing workers' rights and safety, social dialogue and environmental compliance, Ismail Ertug MEP,

S&Ds back measures to tackle sea-based sources of marine litter

The Socialists and Democrats in the transport and tourism committee voted today in favour of the port reception facilities report to tackle sea-based sources of marine litter. The report forms part...
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NGOs saving lives of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea among the three finalists for the 2018 Sakharov Prize

Under the leadership of the S&Ds, NGOs saving lives of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea were selected as one of three final nominees for the 2018 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The...