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S&Ds prioritise consumer protection and fair competition in the distribution of audiovisual media content, Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD), Petra Kammervert MEP, combat hate speech, violence and racism,

S&Ds prioritise consumer protection and fair competition in the distribution of audiovisual media content

Today the S&D Group voted in favour of the revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD), a central piece of EU legislation in the field of audiovisual and media policy. S&D...
Third annual School of Democracy kicks off in Reggio Emilia, #democracydays, Pittella, Stanishev, schoolofdemocracy, africa, Arab Spring

Third annual School of Democracy kicks off in Reggio Emilia

The S&D Group’s third annual School of Democracy kicked off in Reggio Emilia yesterday evening. Over three days, one hundred young people from over 30 different countries will debate and discuss...
European Solidarity Corps: S&Ds insist quality jobs for young European must not be replaced by unpaid volunteering

European Solidarity Corps: S&Ds insist quality jobs for young Europeans must not be replaced by unpaid volunteering

The Socialists and Democrats Group today pushed through an important resolution on the European Solidarity Corps, calling on the Commission to ensure that the initiative is properly funded and that...
fake news

S&Ds: EU must get tough on fake news

In today’s era of ‘alternative facts’, the left must fight back against the dangerous tide of fake news on social media. Speaking in a debate in Strasbourg, S&D MEPs today called upon the EU to...
S&D Seminar - Progressive Skills Agenda: Skills Rights for All, #SocialRights,

S&Ds: We need a progressive skills agenda and a real skills guarantee for all

S&D Euro MPs called today for a progressive agenda for skills policies and a real guarantee for skills for all during a seminar organised in the European Parliament. Alongside taking stock of the...
Commission's Creative Europe Framework Programme

S&Ds call on the Commission to increase funding for European creative, cultural and audiovisual sectors

The Socialists and Democrats pushed today in the plenary in Brussels in favour of increasing the budget for the Creative Europe framework programme in order to meet the ambitions set. They also...
young people enoying the sun

The S&D Group will continue efforts to make Erasmus+ accessible to all

Erasmus+ celebrates its 30th year of offering opportunities to young Europeans. In the past three decades, the European Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sports has significantly...