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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 "...
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...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week The Greek crisis is the result of lack of real European economic coordination and of policies imposed by right-wing parties that prioritise the markets over the people. With their...
People holding Greek and EU flag

Udo Bullmann on his first trip as S&D president to Greece: Building progressive alliances for a better Europe

This Tuesday, September 18, the president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Udo Bullmann , visits Athens for a conference on the Future of Europe, co-organised by the S&...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week Growing inequalities, the rise of right-wing populism, and attacks on our democracies by fake news, are a vital threat to the European project. We cannot and will not go on with...