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S&D Group secures €500 million to tackle youth unemployment

The European Parliament today backed an S&D Group initiative to make an extra €500 million available to tackle youth unemployment across Europe. The


Gianni Pittella ahead of the State of the Union

Ahead of Juncker's State of the Union, our leader Gianni Pittella shares what is on his mind while thinking about tomorrow's speech.

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S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

The Socialists and Democrats voted today in the plenary in favour of the Commission’ proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD)

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EU budget 2018: fresh money needed for growth, jobs and migration

The S&D Group voted on the Parliament's draft EU budget for 2018, which calls for more funding to boost growth, enhance cohesion and tackle the many

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We must move forward in defining the budget for the future of the EU

During a debate yesterday evening in the European Parliament on the future financing of the EU, S&D MEPs called for an end to an arbitrary cap of 1%

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MFF revision: finally an agreement, now we need to talk about the EU budget post-2020

S&D MEPs have welcomed the adoption this morning by the European Council of the revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), which sets the

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“The investment plan needs to be upgraded to fulfil all expectations”, say S&Ds

The European Parliament has made a critical assessment of the first 18 months of implementation of the European investment plan, in a resolution

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More than 80% support for the prolongation of a re-focused EFSI

Yesterday evening, Euro MPs of the economic and monetary affairs and the budget committees - taking into account the first 18 months experience of the

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Parliament backs European Fund for Sustainable Development, aimed at mobilising 44 billion for investment in Africa

The European Parliament today backed the Commission proposal for a European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD). The fund will bring together a

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MFF revision: 1.2 billion to tackle youth unemployment but more ambition needed

The European Parliament today voted in favour of the revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), which sets the framework and spending