We were at the forefront in the fight against austerity. We put people before numbers. In response to the unnecessary harsh austerity measures and the absurd economic rigidity imposed by…

As far as money laundering, tax evasion, tax avoidance, and unfair tax competition between EU countries go, we have led on a series of actions and initiatives to tackle these issues. To start with,…

Following our unequivocal support for the Paris Agreement, we have promoted the just transition to a low-carbon economy, introduced measures to promote the circular economy and improved EU…

Following our consistent call for an ambitious initiative to ensure better living and working conditions in Europe, we welcomed commitments made by EU leaders in 2017 to building a European Pillar…

We are continuing to call the gender pay gap to be reduced. As a result of our calls, the Commission has produced an Action Plan on reducing the gender pay gap. We stand against fighting sexism in…

We have repeatedly denounced the current Polish and Hungarian governments for their deplorable anti-democratic behaviour. At the same time, we launched the European Parliament’s condemnation of their…

Thanks to our persistent demands and decisive action, high roaming charges and extortionate bills for international phone calls are now a thing of the past. Privacy was another battle we took up,…

We have taken numerous initiatives to open up dialogue and work with NGOs, trade unions and progressive social networks. We have been meeting thousands of people outside the Brussels bubble, through…

Confronted with the challenge of migration and increasing influx of refugees, EU countries acting alone are condemned to fail. Our Group has strongly pushed for a new European policy for migration…

For some years now, we have led the push for a more meaningful EU partnership with Africa. To this end, we have organised Africa Week every year where partners sharing the same progressive values…