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S&Ds launch their third Africa Week for a new partnership between Europe and Africa

Next week, Africa will be at the centre of the S&D Group and their partners’ activities, both from Europe and Africa. From the 5th to 9th November 2018, the S&D Group will organise their...
Brazil and flag over it

S&Ds stand by the Brazilian people and call on Bolsonaro to respect the Constitution (EN & PT)

Brazilians went to the polls yesterday and elected a new president, with election results indicating that the winner is Jair Bolsonaro. With all respect to the Brazilian democracy and out of...
Pittella: We must tackle scourge of anti-Semitism in EU but should not equate anti-Semitism with legitimate criticism of Israeli government, Pittella,

S&Ds mourn the victims of the anti-Semitic attack on Pittsburgh synagogue

Following yesterday’s shooting at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue, in which at least 11 people were killed and six other were wounded by a man shouting anti-Semitic slurs, the S&D president...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week Freedom and life can be taken from us, but not our honour. Social Democrats throughout Europe resisted Hitler’s regime and paid for it with their lives. With his disgusting...
Magnigying glass over tax and a puzzle

Fair tax must be Council's priority until the European elections

In light of recent revelations about the scope of CumEx tax fraud in Europe, and in view of an upcoming coordination meeting tomorrow between the finance ministers of France and Germany, S&D...
Stop violence and related words

All democrats need to stand together in face of neo-fascist violence

The European Parliament today backed a resolution aimed at curbing the rise of neo-fascist violence in Europe. The vote comes after a worrying rise of violence and terrorist attacks from far right...
Sakharov prize - freedom of thought - EP logo

Oleg Sentsov is the Sakharov Prize 2018 laureate. S&Ds congratulate all the finalists

European Socialists and Democrats welcomed today’s decision of the Conference of Presidents to awards the Sakharov Prize for 2018 to Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian filmmaker convicted to 20 years in prison...
ECR leader Syed Kamall in Strasbourg parliament

ECR leader Syed Kamall’s comparison between social democracy and Nazism is a new low

Following statements by the leader of the right-wing ECR Group in the European Parliament this morning, in which he associated Nazism to social democracy, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: "The...