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Public Conference : New Agricultural Methods in Brazil.

S&Ds stand closely by Workers’ Party in Brazil

On Sunday 7th October, 145 million Brazilians can vote in the first round of the presidential elections, as well as the elections for vice-president and parts of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of...

Free flow of non-personal data in the EU needs to be transparent and net neutral, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of removing obstacles to the free movement of non-personal data for businesses and public authorities within the EU. The new rules will encourage...

S&Ds: The EU should take the lead and engage for a UN binding instrument to defend human rights against abuses by transnational corporations

Today, S&D MEPs led the adoption of a parliamentary resolution urging the European Commission and EEAS to engage constructively at the United Nations for a binding instrument on business and...
European agricultural fund for rural development

S&Ds: Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas deserve a European development plan

Following today’s approval in plenary of the EU Agenda for Rural, Mountainous and Remote Areas, S&D vice-president, Mercedes Bresso, stated: “The European Parliament's approval of the resolution...
Romania Parliament

Josef Weidenholzer: Romania must remain on a positive European path

S&D Group MEPs have underlined that fundamental values must remain at the core of the European Union: democracy and rule of law. The call came during a debate on the situation in Romania,...
car and exhaust fumes and words - We want cleaner cars

The Parliament wants a 40% reduction of cars’ CO2 emissions by 2030

Today the plenary of the European Parliament backed an ambitious report drafted by S&D MEP Miriam Dalli calling for a 40% cut of cars’ and vans’ CO2 emissions by 2030. The goal of the report is...
Digital Internet Trade

S&Ds demand a progressive EU policy to develop blockchain and similar technologies

Digital innovation is growing at an exponential pace and it can have positive but also negative effects on society. Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament want to make sure that...
Doctor and medicine icons - syringe, pills etc

Led by S&Ds, the Parliament demands an EU system to assess medicines and medical devices

Today, the plenary of the European Parliament backed the report by S&D MEP Soledad Cabezón calling for the introduction of joint clinical assessments of health technologies at EU level. S&Ds...