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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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Title: Progressive Lab for Sustainable Development: From vision to action
01/10/2017

Progressive Lab for Sustainable Development: From vision to action

Progressive Lab for Sustainable Development: From vision to action.

Adopted in September 2015 by all UN members, the 2030 Agenda and its 17 goals offers a progressive framework to make Europe more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable....

Napolitano Rome Publication
24/03/2017

Speech by Giorgio Napolitano

Speech by Giorgio Napolitano.

Former president of the Italian republic, former socialist member of the European Parliament and president of the institutional affairs committee in the European Parliament

Countering Radical Right and Xenophobic Populism in Europe - A Progressive Response
01/02/2017

Countering Radical Right and Xenophobic Populism in Europe - A Progressive Response

Countering Radical Right and Xenophobic Populism in Europe - A Progressive Response.

The rise of the far right and the worrying presence of the antiimmigrant sentiment across the EU draws attention to an urgent need for progressive forces to unite and counter the...

Migration and Asylum
30/01/2017

Migration And Asylum

A system in line with our international human rights obligations

Protecting the fundamental rights of all migrants is the paramount concern of our group. All EU Member States have signed the Universal declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Status of refugees and have a...

Towards a new system of relations based on partnership: WITH AFRICA
11/01/2017

Towards a new system of relations based on partnership: WITH AFRICA

Towards a new system of relations based on partnership: WITH AFRICA

"Our commitment" - Introduction by S&D president Gianni Pittella

For too long hypocrisy has paralysed all initiatives to tackle the huge problems of this complicated continent...

iAGS 2017 - independent Anual Growth Survey, 5th report. The Elusive Recovery
23/11/2016

iAGS 2017 - independent Anual Growth Survey, 5th report. The Elusive Recovery

iAGS 2017 - independent Anual Growth Survey, 5th report. The Elusive Recovery

The independent Annual Growth Survey is carried out every year by renowned economic institutes.

For its fifth edition, the 2017 iAGS was produced by experts from four institutes:...

Journal for a Progressive Economy - Investment & Innovation at the Heart of European Recovery,
08/10/2016

Journal for a Progressive Economy - Investment & Innovation at the Heart of European Recovery

Journal for a Progressive Economy - Investment & Innovation at the Heart of European Recovery (Special Edition Annual Forum 2016)

•    Foreword by: S&D Group's president Gianni Pittella
•    Europe has to act together:...

LGBTI Rights are Human Rights - Our Call for Action
17/05/2016

LGBTI Rights are Human Rights - Our Call for Action

LGBTI Rights are Human Rights - Our Call for Action.

17 May 2016 is the international day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. The S&D Group has been at the forefront of the fight for LGBTI rights across Europe and around the world over the past few years....

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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