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S&Ds propose plan to boost jobs in Europe’s tourism sector, economic growth and job creation, István Ujhelyi, Tourism Task Force, First World Conference on Tourism for Development, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Ismail Ertug MEP,

S&Ds propose plan to boost jobs in Europe’s tourism sector

Tourism is a crucial engine for economic growth and job creation in many European countries, particularly during the summer. However, this sector needs investment and modernising, as well as a...
Pittella: S&D calls for a positive decision from Eurogroup on bailout and debt relief for Greece,  Pittella,

Pittella: S&D calls for a positive decision from Eurogroup on bailout and debt relief for Greece

Speaking ahead of today’s Eurogroup meeting, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “The Greek people and Greek government fulfilled their commitments by adopting a fundamental package of...
The evacuation of refugees from Idomeni in Greece must be done in full respect of human rights, say S&Ds, Elena Valenciano, migration, asylum, refugees, EuWakeUp, #EuWakeUp,

The evacuation of refugees from Idomeni in Greece must fully respect human rights, say S&Ds

Commenting on the evacuation of the refugee camp at Idomeni, which started earlier this morning, Elena Valenciano, S&D MEP and chair of the European Parliament's subcommittee on human rights,...
S&Ds object authorisation of GMOs and call for clear rules, Groote, Genetically Modified Organisms, Guillaume Balas, glyphosate-resistant transgenic maize and an ornament carnation,

S&Ds object to authorisation of GMOs and call for clear rules

Today the Socialists and Democrats in the all-party committee on the environment and health in the European Parliament voted on a resolution against placing three genetically modified organisms (a...
S&D Group: Relief over Van der Bellen but radical reforms needed in Europe, Pittella, Evelyn Regner, Norbert Hofer, Chancellor Christian Kern,

S&D Group: Relief over Van der Bellen but radical reforms needed in Europe

Following yesterday’s elections for president in Austria and the victory of Alexander van der Bellen, Gianni Pittella, S&D Group president in the European Parliament, and Evelyn Regner, head of...
Silver Rose Awards: The Progressive Civil Society Award

Silver Rose Awards: The Progressive Civil Society Award

Since the year 2000 SOLIDAR organises annually its Silver Rose Awards in the European Parliament in cooperation with the S&D Group, an occasion to celebrate civil society organisations and...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

Weekly Update - 20/05/2016

Quote of the week Thanks to us Socialists & Democrats, a new understanding of reforms is gaining ground: we need modern public administration, good education, investment in jobseekers' skills,...

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