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S&D Group welcomes the agreement between political parties in Skopje, Howitt, European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, governing party VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski, SDSM party, Special Prosecutor, Knut Fleckenstein,

S&Ds call on Macedonian opposition parties to respect will of the majority of voters

The S&D Group congratulates the Macedonian citizens for voting in favour of the name change of their county in today’s consultative referendum. While regretting that the turnout was less than 50...
European elections 2019 - voting box

More needs to be done to ensure EU elections are free and fair

During a meeting of the leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament, S&D MEPs welcomed the proposals from the European Commission to tackle disinformation ahead of the European...
Inter-institutional agreement on the transparency register

The fight for transparency in the EU must be stepped up

Following a meeting of leaders of European Parliament Groups, S&D MEPs made clear that the work to make EU decision-making processes more transparent must be stepped up. In particular, the Group...
Illegal trade of cultural goods, artefacts in Greece

S&Ds lead large majority to end illegal imports of cultural goods in the EU

The Socialists and Democrats led today a large cross-party majority in the trade and internal market committees to set up rules and protect cultural goods sold and imported in the EU from third...
Jo Cox, and words "Remembering Jo Cox"

S&D Group remembers Jo Cox’s life and legacy

The city of Brussels today recognised the life of former UK Labour MP Jo Cox, naming a square in her honour. Jo worked in Brussels, both in the European Parliament as an assistant for former Labour...
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.

S&D Group meets representatives from Slovakia, Romania and Greece

On the invitation of the S&D, the Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Pellegrini, the Prime Minister of Romania Viorica Dăncilă as well as the party leader of the ‘Movement of Change’ in Greece Fofi...
Girl looking scared and poor

S&Ds call for establishing the European Child Guarantee to end child poverty in the EU

During an S&D conference today on the European Child Guarantee, the S&D vice-president for economic and social affairs, Mercedes Bresso, and the S&D MEPs Brando Benifei and Vilija...