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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...
United Nations logo and words "United Nations"

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 ,...
Key information documents for investment products

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...
Viktor Orban in front of lots of Hungarian flags

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 "...
Sign post saying ALTERNATIVE FUEL

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...
Rule of Law in Poland

Polish government must stop dismantling Polish Supreme Court!

Today, the European Commission decided to refer the case of the Polish Supreme Court law to the European Court of Justice and to ask the CJEU to order Poland to freeze the reform until it has issued...
Refuges on Aquarius 2 migrant ship in mediterranean sea

Removal of the registration from Aquarius migrant ship is inhumane, irresponsible and shameful, says Bullmann

Following the Panama Maritime Authority's (PMA) decision to withdraw the registration of the Aquarius 2 migrant rescue ship, under pressure from Italian government, the president of the S&D Group...