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Need for an independent external action service

In order to play its role to the full, the European external action service must act within the framework of the whole of the European Union’s interests and not within the framework of the specific...

Roma inclusion - a European issue

The main progressive group in the European Parliament today emphasised that the second European Roma summit, hosted by the Spanish presidency on 8 April 2010 in Cordoba, must review achievements and...

S&D demand a European charter of women's rights

On International Women's day, Socialists and Democrats called on the EU to concretely move on towards a Charter of Women's Rights, a top priority of the PES 2009 electoral manifesto. S&D group...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 8 to 11 March 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - March I - Strasbourg . Tuesday 9 March 2010 Internal Market Scoreboard Consumer protection Transparency and State of Play of Anti-Counterfeiting...

Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation in the EU

'Female Genital Mutilation is a problem in the EU. We need a European approach to stop this barbarian practice in the Union,' says Dutch Socialist MEP Emine Bozkurt in the eye of the celebration of...

Schulz demands equal pay for equal work between men and women

On International Women's day, leader of the S&D group in the European parliament Martin Schulz called on the EU to ensure that men and women have equal pay for equal work. He made the call was...

A stronger CAP for bigger challenges

European Socialist and Democrats called for a large-scale reform of the Common Agriculture Policy to respond to the increasingly important global challenges of food security and climate change. In a...

EU 2020: "Not green enough, not social enough", say S&D Euro MPs

S&D Euro MPs say the Commission's economic, environment and social strategy for the European economy over the next 10 years "lacks ambition". Said vice-president for Economic and Social Affairs,...