Publications

Publications

Browse our brochures, newsletters, political declarations and other publications to find out more about our goals and activities. You can also visit our Plenary newsletters page to find our regular publications on the Parliament's plenary activities.

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The S&D Group - Our Political Priorities
28/04/2016

The S&D Group - Our Political Priorities

As Socialists and Democrats we are fully committed to an alternative to blind and counter-productive austerity. We’ve already had our first successes. Our call for an investment plan and greater flexibility in the implementation of fiscal rules to revive the European economy was heard. The...

Fighting Energy Poverty - S&D Manifesto
18/03/2016

Fighting Energy Poverty - S&D Manifesto

An EU Framework to Fight Energy Poverty.

We call for the adoption of a broad and common definition of energy poverty and for the Commission to propose a dedicated Communication and an action plan to tackle energy poverty.

We call for EU-wide collection of data on energy poverty to...

No More Walls in Europe - #EUWakeUp, asylum, refugees, migration,
16/03/2016

No More Walls in Europe - #EUWakeUp

We have to act now to save lives, save Schengen and save Europe.

Faced with the refugee crisis, European governments have failed miserably.  While European countries bicker amongst themselves, people are dying and Europe continues to disintegrate. We, the Socialists and Democrats in the...

Migrants and refugees’ rights and dignity must be respected, regardless their legal status, say S&Ds, S&D vice-president Elena Valenciano, #EuwakeUp,
09/03/2016

Investing in a safe and inclusive European society: A European response to the refugee challenge

Europe faces several acute and inter-related challenges: large-scale arrivals of asylum-seekers, fragmentation of the Schengen area, wars and instability in neighbouring countries and a modest recovery which has not yet eased the insecurity created by the long economic crisis. Thousands of...

Journal for a Progressive Economy - The Technological Revolution
20/01/2016

Journal for a Progressive Economy - The Technological Revolution

Journal for a Progressive Economy - The Technological Revolution.

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iAGS 2016 - independent Annual Growth Survey - Fourth Report
26/11/2015

iAGS 2016 - independent Annual Growth Survey - Fourth Report

iAGS 2016 - independent Annual Growth Survey - Fourth Report - Give Recovery a Chance

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S&D Group launches EDUCA initiative – Increase funding for education to 4% internationally, S&D Gianni Pittella, Linda McAvan, Silvia Costa, #EDUCA, EDUCA, education in conflict-affected countries, EU's humanitarian aid spending on education rising from 2
01/11/2015

EDUCA: An S&D initiative. A Passport for a Better Future

EDUCA: An S&D initiative. A Passport for a Better Future.

The world is facing an increasing number of conflicts, natural disasters and humanitarian emergencies. Among those affected, children are the most vulnerable.

A whole generation of children – especially...

Journal for a Progressive Economy : The Sustainable Shift - Beyond Buzzwords - A Matter of Survival, Gianni Pittella, Kathleen Van Brempt,
05/05/2015

Journal for a Progressive Economy : The Sustainable Shift - Beyond Buzzwords - A Matter of Survival

Journal for a Progressive Economy : The Sustainable Shift - Beyond Buzzwords - A Matter of Survival.

Since the financial crisis we have had to continually challenge the failing austerity policies from the centre-right, and this has been the main focus of the Progressive...

Activity Report of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament
29/04/2015

Activity Report of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament

Foreword by Gianni Pittella, S&D Group president.

This Activity Report of the S&D Group is a continuation of the reports submitted to the PES Congress in Prague, Brussels and Rome. In the meantime, the European elections, the appointment of the Juncker...

Report of the S&D Group Task Force on Countering Terrorism
22/04/2015

Report of the S&D Group Task Force on Countering Terrorism

The terrorist attacks in Paris, Copenhagen, and Tunis, and a police shootout in Belgium, shook Europe to its core in early 2015. Relations between communities are put under increasing strain across Europe, as terrorists, racists and extremists spread their hate through violence and fear. Only by...

Report of the S&D Group Task Force on Countering Terrorism
01/04/2015

Report of the S&D Group Task Force on Countering Terrorism

Countering Terrorism

The terrorist attacks in Paris, Copenhagen, and Tunis, and a police shootout in Belgium, shook Europe to its core in early 2015. Relations between communities are being put under increasing strain across Europe, as terrorists, racists and extremists...