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"No child left behind" say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats led the European Parliament in sending a message that children’s rights must be at the heart of EU policies. The European

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We stand in solidarity with unemployed people in Belgium, despite Council refusal, say S&Ds

Today in plenary, members of the European Parliament have confirmed that they stand in solidarity with the 400 people in Wallonia who have lost their

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S&Ds succeed in changing portfolio names and reinforcing the social agenda of the future European Commission, says Iratxe García

Following several days of negotiation with the president-elect of the European Commission, this morning S&D president Iratxe García received

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Fighting for the rights of platform workers

During the European Parliament’s October session, S&D MEP Jude Kirton-Darling and Mick Rix from British trade union GMB, met with Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner-designate for Jobs, to discuss

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We will push Commission vice-president designate Šuica to ensure that people are fully involved in the debate on the future of Europe, say S&Ds

Following yesterday's hearing of Commission vice-president designate Dubravka Šuica, our group has decided to give its support to the Croatian

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Hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs

Reacting immediately after the hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs, Agnes Jongerius, MEP and S&D coordinator for the employment

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Schmit is the right person for jobs and social affairs, say S&Ds

Reacting immediately after the hearing of Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner-designate for Jobs, Agnes Jongerius, MEP and S&D coordinator for the employment

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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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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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Social dumping (Watch the video)

Workers are the backbone of our societies, the fight for their rights remains at the core of the social democratic agenda. Trade unions and workers' parties have often succeeded in taming capitalism