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Aung San Suu Kyi invitation to European parliament

Aung San Suu Kyi is likely to be invited to address the European Parliament in the coming days. Leading figures in the Parliament’s main progressive group, the Socialists and Democrats, expect...

Richard Howitt MEP - Labour's member of the European parliament; S & D Group says Kazakh human rights defender must know he is not alone

The leading human rights campaigner from a Central Asian country still seeking to shake off its Soviet past, has had his case of what he claims to be false imprisonment taken up by Socialist and...

Hedge funds and private equity: a light in the dark hole of world finance

The European Parliament today gave its green light to EU legislation regulating hedge funds and private equity. S&D Euro MPs backed the proposal that will amongst others prevent asset-stripping...

S&D on new EU energy strategy: Efficiency offers €78bn savings and a million new jobs

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed today's publication of the new EU energy strategy for 2011 to 2020. But they said the European Commission had failed on the crucial issues...

The dynamic of enlargement process must continue

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed the European Commission's Enlargement strategy package 2010 and the specific country progress reports. S&D Group notes with...

Jo Leinen: lobbying in Brussels to be made more transparent

This week, after two years of deliberations, a senior working party, made up of European Parliament members and European Commission representatives, reached an agreement on creating a joint “...

Exchange of passengers' data (PNR). "No bilateral agreements, remember the Swift lesson" say S&D

S&D Euro MPs today in Brussels voiced serious concern over new potential risks of violating European citizens' privacy and civil liberties as some European governments decided to sign bilateral...