Our position papers
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In this position paper, the Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament calls for a major overhaul of Europe's Economic and Monetary

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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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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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The idea of an ‘Energy Union’ is high on the European political agenda. In 2010 the Notre Europe think tank, Jacques Delors and the Parliament

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It is now clear that Greek people are rejecting policies against which European Socialists and Democrats have been fighting for years: abrupt fiscal

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At its June 2003 summit in Thessaloniki the EU Heads of State and Government promised a ‘European perspective’ to the countries of the Western Balkans

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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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Seven years into the economic crisis, Europe is at risk of sliding back into recession and, beyond, to enter a prolonged period of low growth, low

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In 2008 Europe was hit by an unprecedented financial, economic and social crisis. Although neither tax avoidance, nor tax fraud, nor tax havens caused

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In June 2013, the Council adopted the mandate for the European Commission to start negotiations with the United States on a Transatlantic Trade and