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Progressive MEPs set out plan for ten million jobs by 2020

The S&D Group will tomorrow adopt a paper setting out its alternative to a Commission proposal for EU development up to 2020. Afterwards, senior government ministers will take part in a high-...

Martin Schulz congratulates José Mújica, the new President of Uruguay

The President of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, today congratulated José Mújica, who was sworn in yesterday as President of Uruguay. Schulz praised the...

Ukraine needs political stability

Ukraine's Orange Coalition was dissolved today. Prime Minister Tymoshenko lost a parliamentary majority and faces a vote of no confidence. Said Adrian Severin, S&D vice-president, in charge of...

Tough tests for new EU fisheries policy

Progressive EU lawmakers in Brussels today called on the European Commission to come forward with radical and sustainable reform of the common fisheries policy. Ulrike Rodust MEP, S&D...

Euro MPs warn against excessive cuts and austerity measures in current crisis

The S&D Group today gave a firm warning against excessive cutbacks and austerity measures in dealing with the economic crisis that has provoked a rising tide of industrial and social unrest...

"Extended maternity leave caters for the needs of families" (Watch the video: EN)

Women could receive 20 weeks of paid maternity leave instead of the current 14 weeks, while fathers would receive two weeks of paternity leave in the European Union, under an agreement adopted on...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Brussels from 24 to 25 February 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - February I I - Brussels . Wednesday 24 February 2010 EU 2020 - Follow-up of the informal European Council of 11 February 2010 Beijing +15 - UN...

Press statement on Cyprus

The leader of the S & D Group in the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, today made a strong appeal to the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities in Cyprus, Demetris...