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Refugees are an opportunity for our society, not just a challenge say S&Ds, #EuWakeUp, EuWakeUp, Brando Benifei, European Social Fund (ESF), refugee, migration asylum, Silvia Costa, Jutta Steinruck MEP,

Refugees are an opportunity for our society, not just a challenge say S&Ds

The European Parliament has today called on the EU to take action and ensure refugees are swiftly and fully integrated into the labour market and society. In a resolution drafted by S&D Euro MP...
Despite its shortcomings, we need to renew and strengthen the Youth Guarantee, says S&D MEP Brando Benifei, #EDUCA, #EDUCA campaign, EDUCA, Youth Employment Initiative,

Despite its shortcomings, we need to renew and strengthen the Youth Guarantee, says S&D MEP Brando Benifei

S&D Euro MPs called on the European Commission to renew and strengthen the Youth Guarantee, during a debate in Strasbourg today. Launched in 2013, the Youth Guarantee aimed to provide young...
Commission proposals on digital single market a positive step forward, Evelyne Gebhardt, geo-blocking, Petra Kammerevert, Josef Weidenholzer,

Commission proposals on digital single market a positive step forward

The S&D Group has welcomed the latest proposals from the European Commission on the digital single market. Evelyne Gebhardt, S&D Spokesperson for the internal market and consumer protection,...
S&Ds call for freedom and plurality of information and urge for a diverse media landscape, Diversity in Media and Culture Versus Convergence, Silvia Costa, web, broadband, digital TV and Wi-Fi devices, Petra Kammerevert,

S&Ds call for freedom and plurality of information and urge for a diverse media landscape

Following today's S&D seminar on 'Diversity in Media and Culture Versus Convergence', S&D MEP and chair of the education and culture committee, Silvia Costa, said: "Today, with the...
S&D Group: New aid package means EU is frontrunner in humanitarian support for education in emergencies, €52 million humanitarian aid package, Commissioner Christos Stylianides, Pittella, #EDUCA campaign, 1% to 4%, 4% of humanitarian aid funding to educat

S&D Group: New aid package means EU is frontrunner in humanitarian support for education in emergencies

The S&D Group welcomes the European Commission's decision to adopt a €52 million humanitarian aid package aimed specifically at educational projects for children in emergency situations in 2016...
More fruit, vegetables and milk for 30 million European school children, S&D MEP Marc Tarabella, overweight or obese,

More fruit, vegetables and milk for 30 million European school children

30 million children will eat more healthily thanks to a vote today in the European Parliament on new legislation which will allow fruit, vegetables and milk to be freely distributed in schools across...