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Warning of turf wars and passionate call for social action ahead of key vote on new EU Commission

Ahead of a European Parliament vote to approve or reject the new European Commission, the leader of the European Parliament's main progressive group Martin Schulz today made an impassioned call for a...

On Wednesday evening, 3 February 2010, SOLIDAR was delighted to present the Silver Rose Awards to distinguished personalities Pierre Mauroy and Gyula Horn

On Wednesday evening, SOLIDAR was delighted to present the Silver Rose Awards to distinguished personalities Pierre Mauroy and Gyula Horn, as well as the Columbian Trade Unions and the European Roma...

Convincing performance by commission nominee for humanitarian aid

EU commission nominee for humanitarian aid, Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, today gave an excellent performance at her European Parliament hearing in Brussels, said Socialists and Democrat MEPs. In...

S&D say no to bad deal on EU citizens' bank data to the USA (Swift)

A deal that allows the US government to access EU citizens' private bank details is set to collapse after just a few days, following its rejection today by the European Parliament’s main progressive...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 8 to 11 February 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - February I - Strasbourg Monday 8 February 2010 Report on Equality between men and women in the European Union Tuesday 9 February 2010 Eligibility...

The SOLIDAR Silver Rose Awards is this year celebrating its 10th Anniversary on Wednesday 3 February 2010 in Brussels

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BY SOLIDAR ON 10th SILVER ROSE AWARDS Wednesday 3 February 2010 European Parliament, Members Dining Room, Altierro Spinelli Building, Ground Floor 18.45-20.00 (followed by a...

Pope should apply EU equality law in the Vatican, says Euro MP

Leading Euro MPs today hit back at the Pope’s criticism of UK plans to improve equality laws and called for EU legislation on the issue to apply in the Vatican. “Speaking in Rome at a meeting of the...

Jutta Steinruck: "Safeguarding the future of every OPEL plant"

Opel workers demonstrate in Brussels to keep Antwerp plant open During Monday’s demonstration in Brussels by Opel workers from Antwerp, the German MEP and expert in employment and social policy,...