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The S&D Group will continue efforts to make Erasmus+ accessible to all

Erasmus+ celebrates its 30th year of offering opportunities to young Europeans. In the past three decades, the European Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sports has significantly...
Remembering the full scale of the holocaust has never been more important

Remembering the full scale of the holocaust has never been more important

Speaking on International Holocaust Remembrance Day S&D vice-president Tanja Fajon said : “In the age of post-truth politics and with the rise of the extreme right it is more important than ever...
S&D Group elects new Bureau and stands united behind Gianni Pittella as S&D candidate for EP president

Pittella a primus inter pares president - My vision for an inclusive and efficient European Parliament

Brexit, the migration humanitarian emergency, the threat of terrorism, armed conflicts at our doorsteps and the long lasting economic crisis have dramatically undermined the foundations of this...
S&Ds secure strong committee majority for pioneering report on the European Pillar of Social Rights, S&D Group vice-president Maria João Rodrigues, Jutta Steinruck, employment and social affairs,

S&Ds secure strong committee majority for pioneering report on the European Pillar of Social Rights

Today, S&D Group vice-president Maria João Rodrigues secured a strong majority in the employment and social affairs committee on proposals to strengthen social rights in the EU. The report on a...
#EDUCA,  The EU must assist Lebanon in removing the remaining obstacles to education for Syrian children, Norbert Neuser, Partnership Priorities for EU-Lebanon relations, Compact,

EDUCA : The EU must assist Lebanon in removing the remaining obstacles to education for Syrian children

Norbert Neuser, S&D coordinator for the committee on development, led a fact-finding mission to Lebanon this week on the access to education for Syrian refugees. Lebanon hosts 1 million Syrian...
Continuing the Creative Europe programme after 2020, say S&Ds, Silvia Costa MEP, MEDIA programme, Creative Europe Mundus, social inclusion and innovative cross-sectoral and crossover projects, Petra Kammerevert MEP, Silvia Costa,

S&D Conference: The Creative Europe Programme and its Implementation

At yesterday’s conference on Creative Europe, Petra Kammerevert MEP, S&D Group’s co-ordinator in the culture and education committee, said: "Our conference brought together European Commission...