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We will push Commission vice-president designate Šuica to ensure that people are fully involved in the debate on the future of Europe, say S&Ds

Following yesterday's hearing of Commission vice-president designate Dubravka Šuica, our group has decided to give its support to the Croatian

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Hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs

Reacting immediately after the hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs, Agnes Jongerius, MEP and S&D coordinator for the employment

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Schmit is the right person for jobs and social affairs, say S&Ds

Reacting immediately after the hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs, Agnes Jongerius, MEP and S&D coordinator for the employment

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Brazilian environment and human rights defenders - S&Ds nominees for the 2019 Sakharov Prize

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have jointly nominated three Brazilian activists for the 2019 Sakharov Prize. They represent

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Iratxe García addresses the SPD parliamentary group in Berlin: “We count on you to build a more sustainable and progressive Europe”

Today S&D leader Iratxe García attended the extraordinary opening session of the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag, upon invitation from

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What do we owe to social democracy?

What do we owe to social democracy? 150 years ago, Social Democrats tamed the first Industrial Revolution. By putting people first, we have built a

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Social dumping (Watch the video)

Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight for their rights remains at the core of the social democratic agenda. Trade unions and workers' parties have often succeeded in taming capitalism

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S&Ds: EU must do more to defend LGBTI people in Europe and around the world

On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The situation for LGBTI

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S&Ds call on Turkey to respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus

Following the announcement of Turkey to start drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “I

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S&D leader Udo Bullmann: “On Labour Day we reaffirm our call for a fair and progressive Europe for all."

On the occasion of International Labour Day on May 1st, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann states: “Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight