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09 Oct 2019
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Girls Speak Out in the European Parliament

A youth-led public event, organised in the framework of the European Week of Action for Girls, with the support of the S&D Group and EU40. The event

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What do we owe to social democracy?

What do we owe to social democracy? 150 years ago, Social Democrats tamed the first Industrial Revolution. By putting people first, we have built a

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There is room to find a compromise for European Commission president among one of the leading candidates, says Iratxe Garcia

Following the European Council meeting yesterday, in which heads of state and government did not succeed in finding a compromise for the nomination of

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Newly elected S&D president Iratxe García: Europe must regain its social soul and place people at the heart of its political action

Today the Spanish MEP Iratxe García Pérez has been elected as president of the Group of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, the

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People around the world still face violent discrimination because of whom they love (Watch the video)

Europe must show courage and become a global leader in protecting LGBTI rights around the world. The EU must both provide asylum for those facing discrimination on the basis of gender identity and

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Gender equality (Watch the video)

Of course, you care about equality. Of course, you want to see women have the same opportunities and rights as men. The fact is, this isn’t the case in Europe at the moment. There is still a gender

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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&D Group leader: Leaders should send a bold signal of renewal from Sibiu

Ahead of the future of Europe summit that takes place in Sibiu this Thursday, 9th May , S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The summit in Sibiu on

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S&Ds act responsibly to ensure UK citizens will not need a visa to visit EU27 post-Brexit

The European Parliament today voted in favour of reciprocal visa-free access for EU and UK nationals following Brexit. The legislation will apply from

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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