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"Radio spectrum is key to a new economic model". S&D Public Hearing on Tuesday 1 March from 09h00 to 11h30. PHS B4P001 European Parliament in Brussels

Allocating access to the radio frequency spectrum is now a vital political decision. The radio frequency is a scarce public good and progressive Euro MPs want to make sure that it is used in a fair,...

Women's day: Progressive conference on 28 February from 13h00 to 17h30 and 1 March from 10h15 to 13h45, European Parliament in Brussels

Ahead of the centenary of International Women's Day, European progressive policy makers will hold a two-day conference in Brussels. S&D Euro MP Zita Gurmai will open the event, which will include...

EU faces crisis of millions fleeing climate disasters. Conference 15h30 to 18h30 on 2 March: Room ASP 3G-2 European Parliament

Up to 50 million people will be "climate refugees" by 2020 because of natural disasters caused by climate change, says the UN. The figure will rise to 150 million by 2050, bringing the potential for...

"Investigate Gaddafi for crimes against humanity" says senior Euro MP

The leader of the European Parliament's main progressive group today called for a UN inquiry into Colonel Gaddafi for alleged crimes against humanity. Martin Schulz, who heads the 186-strong...

Failure is not an option: it's time to move ahead with an EU-wide FTT

As European citizens foot the bill for the financial crisis, Socialist members from the European Parliament argue that a refusal to move forward with an EU-wide Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) would...

S&D delegation in Bucharest urges tougher action against Roma poverty

S&D Euro MPs on a Roma fact-finding mission to Bucharest today called on the EU and local authorities to step up the fight against poverty in the Roma community. Said Hannes Swoboda, deputy...

Repression in Libya totally unacceptable

The Socialist and Democrat Group in the European Parliament condemns the action of the Libyan authorities in repressing Libyan citizens in their right to demonstrate and express their political views...

EU asked to tackle speculation on food prices

Food prices in 2011 have reached the highest levels since the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) started recording them in 1990, according to a European Parliament resolution adopted today in...