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14/01/2014

10 demands to fight social dumping and protect all workers

Equal work, equal right and fair competition must be at the heart of a well-functioning Single Market, not only to protect workers but also to protect small and medium enterprises, which are the main engine of job creation in Europe. However, the lacking ambition and dedication of the European...

21/05/2012

Fair trade and sustainable growth 2.0

The EU trade policy has to reflect our social-democratic values of justice and solidarity.

The Lisbon Treaty gave the European Parliament new powers in the area of trade policy. We have to use these instruments to promote and implement our common principles and values.

Our Group...

GPF: A Lost Generation - #Back to School Poster, with 3 refugee children
07/02/2018

GPF: A Lost Generation - #Back to School

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’s European...

Title: Progressive Lab for Sustainable Development: From vision to action
01/10/2017

Progressive Lab for Sustainable Development: From vision to action

Progressive Lab for Sustainable Development: From vision to action.

Adopted in September 2015 by all UN members, the 2030 Agenda and its 17 goals offers a progressive framework to make Europe more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable....

The S&D Group - Our Political Priorities
28/04/2016

The S&D Group - Our Political Priorities

As Socialists and Democrats we are fully committed to an alternative to blind and counter-productive austerity. We’ve already had our first successes. Our call for an investment plan and greater flexibility in the implementation of fiscal rules to revive the European economy was heard. The...

No More Walls in Europe - #EUWakeUp, asylum, refugees, migration,
16/03/2016

No More Walls in Europe - #EUWakeUp

We have to act now to save lives, save Schengen and save Europe.

Faced with the refugee crisis, European governments have failed miserably.  While European countries bicker amongst themselves, people are dying and Europe continues to disintegrate. We, the Socialists and Democrats in the...