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Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 22 to 25 November 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - November II - Strasbourg . Monday 22 November 2010 Report on the proposal for a Council regulation on state aid to facilitate the closure of...

CAP should also contribute to a green economy

S&D welcome the proposal presented today by commissioner Dacian Cioloş as it takes on board many key demands put forward by our group and highlights the farming sector's potential to protect the...

EU urged to stand up for press freedom

An international conference in Sofia today condemned EU failures to protect media freedom and described infringements of journalists' rights as an attack on democracy itself. The conference,...

Roma integration needs special attention across the EU

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today reaffirmed that fully-fledged integration of Roma minorities is a long-term task for the entire EU. At a conference in Budapest, dedicated to...

EU urged to act ‘urgently and firmly’ against extremists

The European Parliament’s main progressive group today warned that the spread of extremist politics is damaging European influence in the world. At a meeting in Hungary, the 184-strong Socialists and...

Commission must hear the Parliament before initialling the ACTA agreement

Socialists and Democrats are pushing the European Parliament to give a clear signal to the European Commission before the initialling of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). At the...

Media freedom and democracy under threat throughout the EU

Press freedom is deteriorating throughout the European Union, according to the 2010 World Press Freedom Index. Out of 178 countries ranked in the index, Italy is 49th, Romania 52nd while Greece and...