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CO2 logo over car and exhaust fumes

S&Ds lead the fight to effectively reduce CO2 emissions in the EU from new cars and vans

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are strongly committed to the transition to a low-carbon economy that will save money for citizens; will bring a new impulse to the EU’s industrial...
Israel and EU flags on wall

S&Ds push EU Parliament to have a resolution on Netanyahu’s threats to dismantle Khan al-Ahmar village

Once again, we are called upon to point the finger at the Israeli government and its Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who is carrying out a racist, nationalist and cruel policy against the Bedouin...
European Solidarity Corps: S&Ds insist quality jobs for young European must not be replaced by unpaid volunteering

S&Ds want young Europeans to be able to join the EU Solidarity Corps as soon as possible

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have supported the project of the European Solidarity Corps* since it was presented by the Commission in September 2016, and they have pushed...
Pittella with Swedish PM Löfven: Social Europe and shared responsibilities on migration top priorities for progressives,  #EuWakeUp, Visegrad countries, Marita Ulvskog, Brexit,

Social Democrats resisted successfully and win election in Sweden

“Social democracy in Sweden has resisted the threat of the far right. I warmly congratulate Stefan Löfven for a brave and tough campaign, and a victory,” stated Udo Bullmann, S&D Group leader...
EU-US Privacy Shield

S&D VPs in Silicon Valley: US tech companies must do more to allay EU citizens’ privacy concerns

Following a fact-finding mission this week by S&D Group vice-presidents Jeppe Kofod and Tanja Fajon to the United States to meet with executives from US technology firms and government officials...
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,

S&Ds present their shortlisted candidates for the 2018 Sakharov Prize

Today, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament presented their six shortlisted candidates eligible for 2018 Sakharov Prize. The Group’s final candidate will be decided next Wednesday...
Consumer products sold in Europe will soon have to comply with higher safety requirements

S&Ds ensure products are safe for consumers and mutually recognised across the EU

Yesterday, S&Ds led a coalition in the internal market and consumer protection committee aiming at ensuring the safety of products across the European Union. Under the new framework, member...