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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...
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...
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...
UN logo and sustainable development goals

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 ,...
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 "...