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Unesco

Nothing justifies US withdrawal from UNESCO, say leading S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament regret Washington's announcement that the US is withdrawing from UNESCO by 31 December 2017. The allegations of the organisation being pro-...
Africa Week 2017

S&Ds host Africa Week in Brussels and call for focus on youth and the future of Africa

Next week Africa will be at the centre of the activities of the S&D Group and its partners, both from Africa and Europe. From 25 - 28 September 2017, the S&D Group will organise its second “...
S&D Group secures €500 million to tackle youth unemployment, Jens Geier, Eider Gardiazábal Rubial, the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI), schoolofdemocracy, #SocialRights,

S&D Group secures €500 million to tackle youth unemployment

The European Parliament today backed an S&D Group initiative to make an extra €500 million available to tackle youth unemployment across Europe. The money comes as part of an amendment to the EU’...
S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice, sustainable development, climate change, fair international trade, managing migration, empowering women and creating quality jobs, Jeppe Kofod, S&D MEP, Tax fraud,

S&Ds call on G20 leaders to deliver on global tax justice

Ahead of the two-day G20 summit starting tomorrow in Hamburg, the Socialists and Democrats call on the leaders to deliver on global challenges such as sustainable development, climate change, fair...
S&D Group to approve Mariya Gabriel as new Commissioner but want more focus on digital skills, digitalunion, Dan Nica MEP, Silvia Costa MEP, digital revolution,

S&D Group to approve Mariya Gabriel as new Commissioner but want more focus on digital skills

Following a joint hearing yesterday in the European Parliament of Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner-designate for digital economy and society, the S&D Group are satisfied that she understands the...
S&Ds at a conference on youth in Albania: We remain committed to the EU accession and the youth in the Western Balkans, Victor Boştinaru, Tanja Fajon, Knut Fleckenstein and Tonino Picula,

S&Ds at a conference on youth in Albania: We remain committed to the EU accession and the youth in the Western Balkans

Today at a high-level conference on youth empowerment held in Durres in Albania the Socialists and Democrats reaffirmed their commitment to the European perspective of the Western Balkans countries...

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