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Rethinking education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes

Current education systems need new impetus

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed the positive vote in the plenary (Strasbourg) on the report 'Rethinking education', which responds to the Commission's...
Local authorities and civil society: Europe’s engagement in support of sustainable development

S&Ds call for active democratic participation in use of EU funds for sustainable development

The European Socialists and Democrats today in Strasbourg welcomed the adoption of the resolution on 'Local authorities and civil society: Europe's engagement in support of sustainable development'...
EU budget crisis threatens Europe’s interests” say S&D Euro MPs

Swoboda on EU budget vote postponement: "We will not vote on a ridiculous proposal"

The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament today withdrew the scheduled vote on the multi-annual financial framework (MFF) – the European Union's long-term budget for 2014-2020 – from...

S&D Euro MPs stand firm against social dumping

After today's employment and social policy council meeting, S&D Group vice-president Stephen Hughes and the chair of the Parliament's employment and social affairs commitee Pervenche Berès...

S&D MEPs back a compromise to ensure increased presence of women on the boards of large companies

Large listed companies must ensure that women represent at least 40% of their supervisory boards by 2020, according to a deal struck today in Brussels by the legal affairs and women's committees in...
EU budget crisis threatens Europe’s interests” say S&D Euro MPs

Budget 2014-2020: The Council shows no responsibility

S&D Group president Hannes Swoboda today urged EU governments to work on a fair and socially acceptable solution to unblock the ongoing negotiations on the EU budget for 2014-2020. S&D Group...
Recognition of professional qualifications and administrative co-operation through the internal market information system

A European professional card to improve mobility of workers

The European Parliament today gave its green light for the introduction of a European professional card to improve the mobility of workers and young people across Europe. French socialist MEP...