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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...

S&Ds call for urgent action to fulfil Paris Agreement commitments

Following the publication of the IPCC climate change report today and ahead of the Environment Council’s meeting tomorrow, S&D Euro MPs call for urgent additional measures to fulfil the Paris...

Bullmann: The Italian government bears a heavy responsibility towards young generations and towards the European project

Following today’s official meeting with the president of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, Roberto Fico, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann, stated: “I...
The rule of law is one of the EU's core values. It goes along with fundamental European values, such as the respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality and human rights, particularly for minorities.

Europeans need ability to bring law suits collectively

Speaking at a conference in the European Parliament on collective redress, S&D MEPs urged the European Council and right-wing MEPs not to back down on proposals to allow EU consumers to bring...
Romania Parliament

Udo Bullmann: Romanian citizens reject backward step for LGBTI rights (EN/RO)

Leading S&D MEPs have welcomed the fact that the referendum to change the definition of marriage in the Romanian constitution failed to gain the necessary support to pass. The referendum was on...
Nobel Peace Prize medallion 2014

S&D: Proud and happy to see Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege being awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The S&D Group rejoices following the news of Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege being awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Both laureates were recognised for their efforts to end the use of sexual...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D MEP and author of the CO 2 car emissions report , Miriam Dalli “Some see a trade-off between jobs and the environment. I see them as complementary to one another: if we...