Our position papers
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Harnessing globalisation: 10 overarching S&D priorities

Definitions of what Globalisation is vary immensely. Nevertheless, no matter how we define it, we must all acknowledge that Globalisation is now not

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SOCIAL EUROPE - Contribution to the European Commission reflection paper in the context of its White Paper on the Future of Europe

There will be no future for the European Union without a strong Social Union. Europeans should rightfully be able to re-identify the European Union

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Fostering media diversity and press freedom

An open and free media landscape with divergent opinions and ideas is a key aspect in democratic societies. Media pluralism is considered highly

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S&D Group Position Paper for a renewed Africa-EU Partnership

Africa is at the heart of our globalised world. Although it is a continent often seen through the lens of global problems, it is also at the forefront

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S&D position paper on migration & asylum

The European Union is facing the largest refugee crisis since the end of World War II. It is a crisis of unprecedented magnitude that originates

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S&D ENVI recommendations for better access to medicines in the European Union

Insufficient access to essential medical products poses a serious threat to the well-being of a large section of the population in Europe. Ensuring

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S&D position paper on LGBTI rights

LGBTI rights are human rights: according to international human rights standards, every nation is obliged to protect all lesbian, gay, bi-sexual

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S&D Strategy on the Revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) (2014-2020)

Parliament anticipated, Parliament warned.The S&D Group has continually raised concerns regarding the structural insufficiencies and scarcity of

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S&D Position Paper on Europe 2020 strategy - A review for success

The Europe 2020 objectives and targets were adopted in 2010 on the assumption that Europe could achieve a quick return to growth after the financial

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For balanced trade: EU - China

The S&D Group supports strengthening EU-China relations based on a level playing field. Therefore we would like the EU-China commercial relations to