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Education above all written on blackboard

Europe must do more to get child refugees back to school, a new study reveals

EU countries fail to adequately integrate child refugees into their school systems, according to a new comparative study presented today at by the Global Progressive Forum (GPF), ahead of next month’...
construction worker and equal pay

Member states back S&D’s demand for equal pay for equal work

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome today’s approval of new rules for posted workers by member states. The introduction of equal pay for equal work at the same place for...
Mark Zuckerberg data protection facebook scandal

Mark Zuckerberg must now testify in front of the European Parliament

The S&D Group today called for an urgent plenary debate next week in Strasbourg on the misuse of millions of Facebook users’ data. The Group is also calling for Mark Zuckerberg to come before the...
Words in puzzel describing consumer protection

Dieselgate and Facebook scandal show EU citizens need to be able to bring lawsuits collectively

The S&D Group today welcomed a new package of proposals from the European Commission to strengthen consumer rights in Europe. In particular, the Group supports the proposals on collective redress...
Hands in air, EU Roma Week 2018

The EU must live up to its values and put Roma issues at the heart of its political programme

The S&D Group is calling for the European Union to put improving the lives of Roma people at the heart of its political agenda. The call came during the EU’s annual Roma week, from 9 to 13 April...
chemical bombing attack in Douma, Syria

S&Ds: International community must stop the slaughtering of Syrians. UN action can no longer be blocked

Following the atrocities committed in the recent days in Douma and elsewhere in Syria, namely the chemical bombing attack over the population, the S&D Group vice-president on foreign affairs,...