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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...

Migrants and refugees’ rights and dignity must be respected, regardless their legal status, say S&Ds, S&D vice-president Elena Valenciano, #EuwakeUp,
09/03/2016

Investing in a safe and inclusive European society: A European response to the refugee challenge

Europe faces several acute and inter-related challenges: large-scale arrivals of asylum-seekers, fragmentation of the Schengen area, wars and instability in neighbouring countries and a modest recovery which has not yet eased the insecurity created by the long economic crisis. Thousands of...

Report of the S&D Group Task Force on Countering Terrorism
22/04/2015

Report of the S&D Group Task Force on Countering Terrorism

The terrorist attacks in Paris, Copenhagen, and Tunis, and a police shootout in Belgium, shook Europe to its core in early 2015. Relations between communities are put under increasing strain across Europe, as terrorists, racists and extremists spread their hate through violence and fear. Only by...

Rethinking the Politics of Israel/Palestine - Partition and its Alternatives
14/01/2015

Rethinking the Politics of Israel/Palestine - Partition and its Alternatives

Where now for Israel & Palestine?

This volume brings together the voices and views of leading Palestinian, Israeli-Jewish, and European intellectuals, politicians, and activists who propose alternative approaches and “out of the box” thinking on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....