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European Parliament

Udo Bullmann: Europe needs a radical change

Following the “State-of-the-Union” address by the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, S&D president Udo Bullmann calls for a radical change in Europe to overcome current...
S&Ds: Proud of awarding Sakharov prize to Yazidi women, the Sakharov Prize for 2016 to Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar, advocates for the Yazidi community, Pittella, Elena Valenciano,

NGOs saving lives of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea - S&Ds nominees for the 2018 Sakharov Prize

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament jointly nominated eleven NGOs that protect human rights and save lives of refugees and migrants across the Mediterranean Sea for the 2018 Sakharov...
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S&Ds lead the Parliament’s call for an effective use of antibiotics to avoid antimicrobial resistance

Today, the plenary of the European Parliament will debate an own initiative report drafted by S&D MEP Karin Kadenbach welcoming the European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial...
Viktor Orbán in European parliament

Viktor Orbán, enough is enough. Parliament triggers article 7 against the Hungarian government

The European Parliament today voted to trigger Article 7 (1) of the EU Treaty against the Hungarian government. It is the first time that the Parliament has taken this step against a national...
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S&Ds back EU strategy to end plastic litter by 2030

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the transition to a circular economy, where all products are designed to be either recycled, re-used or remanufactured. S&D MEP...

S&Ds propose a long-term vision for clean, profitable and socially sustainable transport

Technological advancements and the need to reduce C02 emissions in order to reverse global warming have unleashed deep transformation in the transport sector. Socialists and Democrats are committed...

President Tajani is undermining the work of Parliament by protecting his friend Viktor Orbán

S&D MEPs are outraged by the statements made by European Parliament's president, Antonio Tajani, ahead of the vote on launching Article 7 against the Hungarian government in the European...
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Trump puts at risk EU-US partnership that needs to be preserved

With S&Ds support, the European Parliament backed a resolution today stating that although many decisions by the Trump administration put in jeopardy the international rules-based multilateral...