Iratxe García Pérez is the new president of the S&D Group. Find out more about her vision and work.
This is a crucial time in Europe, both for the future of the European project and for social democracy. The EU is under threat like never before. In recent years, we have witnessed the emergence of populist, Eurosceptic, xenophobic and far-right movements that are resurrecting the worst ghosts of our past. We have also seen inequality grow since the financial crisis with a Union that has been unable to meet the needs of our citizens.