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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...
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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...
Media freedom

S&Ds fight for the respect of free press in Europe

In the light of the increasing number of severe violations against the principle of free press in Europe, S&D president Udo Bullmann and vice-president Josef Weidenholzer call on all political...
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S&Ds call for a radical shift for Europe along the UN 2030 Agenda

On the occasion of the third anniversary of the adoption of the UN 2030 Agenda, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann stresses the urgent need for a change in European policies towards sustainability...
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EU should lead the defence of the multilateral world order, with a reformed UN at its core

On the occasion of the 73 rd United Nation General Assembly, the S&D leader Udo Bullmann and the S&D vice-presidents responsible for foreign affairs, Elena Valenciano and Victor Boştinaru ,...
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Rules for investment firms must be more proportionate and risk-sensitive, say S&Ds

The S&D MEPs today in the economic and monetary affairs committee back two reports on prudential requirements and supervision of investment firms. The review adopted introduces rules for...
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Bullmann appalled at Fidesz’s violent attempts to muzzle political opponents in Hungary

S&D Group president Udo Bullmann today condemned the attack against political opponents of Fidesz in Hungary. Udo Bullmann stated: “I am shocked by the action taken by a group of far-right "...
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S&Ds demand national binding targets on alternative fuels infrastructure

Socialists and Democrats are committed to phasing out fossil fuels and to transforming the European transport landscape in order to make it sustainable for the health of people, for the health of the...