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Swoboda calls for ambitious new data protection package ahead of EU-US trade talks

Swoboda on Safe Harbor: "A lot of talk but still no protection for citizens"

The European Commission today presented its assessment on the US-EU Safe Harbor programme, which organises data flow between companies in the European Union and the United States. Hannes Swoboda,...
We cannot allow the 2022 World Cup to be built on slavery - Qatar

"We cannot allow the 2022 World Cup to be built on slavery" says Hannes Swoboda

The S&D Group in the European Parliament today welcomed a resolution on protecting the rights of migrant workers in Qatar. The resolution adopted by the Parliament calls on the Qatari authorities...

“We are not the lost generation”

Yesterday our Relaunching Europe event brought us to sunny Malaga, the Pablo Picasso city and the 2nd largest city in Andalusia. It’s no coincidence why we visited Malaga. Unemployment is highest in...
immigrants coming to the EU as seasonal workers

"Exploitation of non-EU seasonal workers must come to an end"

The European Socialists and Democrats, the main progressive group of the European Parliament, today strongly backed a new piece of legislation setting out better conditions for immigrants coming to...
music on line - author rights

S&D MEPs welcome the agreement on the collective management of copyright

Socialist & Democrat MEPs welcomed the agreement reached yesterday between Council, European Commission and European Parliament negotiators on a draft directive aimed at improving the functioning...
Rethinking education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes

Let’s make the EU attractive for research, education and training

Paid trainees and au-pairs from non-EU countries will soon be better protected by European law, following a vote today in the European Parliament's all-party civil liberties committee. The Socialists...
Swoboda calls for ambitious new data protection package ahead of EU-US trade talks

EU leaders must protect citizens' privacy as much as theirs

S&D leader Hannes Swoboda today strongly criticised the EU leaders for "being only concerned about their privacy and failing to act to protect EU citizens' personal data, too", after the EU...