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S&D Group: PM Janša must be held accountable for attacks on media freedom in Slovenia

Today Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Janša made a brief appearance at the European Parliament’s Democracy, Rule of Law, and Fundamental Rights

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The EU must do a better job to protect the media and arts, say S&Ds

Members of the S&D Group today called on the European Commission to ensure better protection of freedom for the press and the arts, during a remote

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S&Ds call for education to be at the top of Commission and Council agendas

Voicing concerns over the damage inflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic on Europe’s education systems, the S&Ds publicly call on the European Council and

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Culture and education must not be the losers of the pandemic, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament will lead two important votes during the plenary session, this Monday and Wednesday, aiming at

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Access to digital education should not be a privilege, say S&Ds

In mid-April 2020, no less than 188 countries around the world had closed schools nationwide, affecting some 1.5 billion learners and representing 91%

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S&Ds call on Commission to step up their ambitions for young people

Today, the European Commission has adopted proposals to strengthen the European Youth Guarantee and update the Skills Agenda. Drawing the lessons from

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The EU must help in making our education systems a social elevator for all, say S&Ds

The S&D Group today set out 16 proposals in a position paper to improve the quality of our education systems making them more inclusive for the

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Cultural and creative sectors contribute to youth employment and to social cohesion, says S&D MEP Silvia Costa

The European Parliament today backed the report drafted by S&D MEP Silvia Costa to strengthen the Creative Europe programme for the period 2021 to

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S&Ds vote to triple the funding for Erasmus+ and to make the programme more inclusive

The culture committee today backed new rules on the financing for the new Erasmus+ Programme. This flagship initiative to unite Europeans deserves

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S&Ds want more young Europeans to benefit from the Solidarity Corps volunteering experience

Thousands of young Europeans engage every year in volunteering activities, and the Socialists and Democrats want to extend this cross-border