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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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S&Ds ensure a safety net for European farmers in aftermath of COVID-19

Months of negotiations on the Common Agricultural Policy transitional regulations have ended today, bringing good news for European farmers. S&Ds have

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S&Ds condemn China’s move to strengthen its grip on Hong Kong

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament condemn today’s adoption by China of a highly controversial national security law, a move that

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S&Ds: EU member states should step up efforts supporting Syrian people, but no normalisation with Assad regime

As the EU-UN conference on Syria is taking place today in Brussels, the Socialists and Democrats urge EU member states for ambitious pledges for the

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Agnes Jongerius, on EU employment guidelines “We will only get out of the COVID-19 crisis in a fair way by ensuring inequalities

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Employment Guidelines: against EPP resistance, S&Ds introduce progressive policies to ensure fair recovery

To respond adequately to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament managed to include progressive policy

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Together with SPD leader Norbert Walter-Borjans, S&Ds pledge to push for a fair recovery for all during German EU-Presidency

Today, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament held a virtual exchange of views with German SPD party leader Norbert Walter-Borjans to

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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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S&D position paper on European Education Area: our reality for 2025

European Education Area: Our reality by 2025 In line with article 14 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, education is a

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S&Ds: Passenger rights must come before industry interests in collective redress

The S&D Group is today criticising member states for putting industry interests before consumer rights as the Council threatens to block an agreement