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Agreement on passenger name record still not satisfactory

European Socialists and Democrats today in Brussels strongly voiced concern over a draft US-European agreement to store the personal data, including credit card details, of millions of transatlantic...

Summit urged to show “courage and unity” over crisis

On the eve of a crucial EU Summit, S&D leader Martin Schulz called on EU leaders to show “courage and unity” in tackling the crisis. Describing the summit as “historic”, Mr Schulz declared: “We...

Socialists and Democrats approve road map for 2014

More than a hundred progressive European representatives gathered in Barcelona today announced a new agenda with which to regain political strength before the European elections of 2014. In the "...

A new UN study on the rights of migrant workers in Europe

It is estimated that Europe currently hosts 70 million international migrants, representing 9,5% of Europe’s population. Immigration to Europe represents 32.6% of the total migration in the world...

"The EU should apply zero tolerance for drink-driving", say S&D Euro MPs

The transport committee in the European Parliament today called for a standard EU-wide blood alcohol limit with zero tolerance for newly-qualified and professional drivers. It also called for an EU-...

S&D Group Barcelona Conference on the future of European Social Democracy

With as hosts S&D Group leader Martin Schulz and Vice-President Maria Badia i Cutchet, more than one hundred guests and S&D Group members gathered in Barcelona on June 20/21 2011 for a...

Socialists and Democrats back European Trades Unions in day of action against austerity

Socialist and Democrat MEPs today declared their support for a day of action organised by the European Trade Union Confederation on 21 June in Luxembourg. On the eve of a major demonstration in the...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Brussels from 22 to 23 June 2011. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - June II - Brussels. Wednesday 22 June 2011 The CAP towards 2020: Meeting the food, natural resources and territorial challenges of the future...