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Fostering media diversity and press freedom

An open and free media landscape with divergent opinions and ideas is a key aspect in democratic societies. Media pluralism is considered highly

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S&D position paper on migration & asylum

The European Union is facing the largest refugee crisis since the end of World War II. It is a crisis of unprecedented magnitude that originates

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Progressive European Social Policy: Returning the focus to the people

The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the position and engagement of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and

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Sustainable development agenda post-2015

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set up a framework for global efforts to improve people's lives worldwide by addressing extreme poverty in its

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Investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms in ongoing trade negotiations (ISDS)

The S&D Group opposes the inclusion of ISDS in Trade Agreements in which other options to enforce investment protection are available, whether

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Let's unblock the "maternity leave" directive! Or why this is not an old-fashioned text

3 steps-schemes PROPOSAL Revision of Directive on Maternity leave - compromise to be negotiated 18 weeks statutory leave as follows: - 6 weeks

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DEVE (Development) policy paper for development and humanitarian aid priorities 2014-2019

S&D as a group has been at the forefront of the global fight against poverty, discrimination and inequality. We’ve fought hard to ensure adequate

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The rise of right wing extremism and populism in Europe

Europe's values are under threat. They are being challenged by the rise of ideologies of intolerance, racism, xenophobia, violence and by narratives

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Free movement must be more fair, not less free: our alternative, progressive vision

Free Movement of citizens and of workers is the core of EU citizenship and a pillar of the success of EU single market. To limit free movement would

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10 demands to fight social dumping and protect all workers

Equal work, equal right and fair competition must be at the heart of a well-functioning Single Market, not only to protect workers but also to protect