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Brazilian environment and human rights defenders - S&Ds nominees for the 2019 Sakharov Prize

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have jointly nominated three Brazilian activists for the 2019 Sakharov Prize. They represent

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Iratxe García addresses the SPD parliamentary group in Berlin: “We count on you to build a more sustainable and progressive Europe”

Today S&D leader Iratxe García attended the extraordinary opening session of the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag, upon invitation from

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S&Ds: EU must do more to defend LGBTI people in Europe and around the world

On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The situation for LGBTI

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S&Ds call on Turkey to respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus

Following the announcement of Turkey to start drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “I

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S&D leader Udo Bullmann: “On Labour Day we reaffirm our call for a fair and progressive Europe for all."

On the occasion of International Labour Day on May 1st, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann states: “Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight

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A step forward in the protection of vulnerable workers. The Parliament has finally backed S&Ds call for crackdown on precarious contracts

Today the European Parliament has approved the final agreement reached earlier with the member states on measures that will boost the rights for

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European Parliament finally backs S&Ds call to establish the European Labour Authority

Today the European Parliament gave its final green light to set up the European Labour Authority (ELA), in order to end labour exploitation, tackle

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From Hungary, Udo Bullmann will advocate a more social Europe, this Friday

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament will hold a debate with Hungarian politicians, experts and civil society in Budapest this Friday.

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S&Ds bring new era of work-life balance to Europe

With the European Parliament’s final vote today, new rules for work-life balance in Europe can finally become a reality: Ten paternity days for

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The European Personal Pension Product is a painted wall that was badly constructed: despite a number of improvements in consumer protection, PEPP still lacks a Pan European vision, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today abstained in the final vote on the pan-European Personal Pension Product (PEPP) because the final comprise lacked a true pan