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Public Conference : New Agricultural Methods in Brazil.

S&Ds stand closely by Workers’ Party in Brazil

On Sunday 7th October, 145 million Brazilians can vote in the first round of the presidential elections, as well as the elections for vice-president and parts of the Federal Senate and the Chamber of...
S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 28 to 31 May 2018

S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 1 to 4 October 2018

S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 1 to 4 October 2018 Tue 02 Preparation of the European Council meeting of 18 and 19 October Udo BULLMANN udo.bullmann...
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...
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...