February 26, 2013

The 7th Roundtable of the Next Left Economic Circle was held on 26 February 2013 from 12.30 to 14.30 in the European Parliament. Richard Murphy, one of founders and key figures of the Tax Justice Network.

February 25, 2013

Today, the European Parliament's internal market committee has given its green light to opening negotiations with the Council of Ministers on revising European laws on public procurement and concessions.

Said S&D Group leader Hannes Swoboda:

January 29, 2013

S&D Group president urges Egyptian president Morsi to accept election observers

January 23, 2013

On 19-20 January 2013, the GPF participated to a conference in Cairo, Egypt titled "A common vision for a progressive Arab world - Listening to the Progressive Mediterranean initiative".

January 21, 2013

Speaking at a high-level progressive conference on the eve of the second anniversary of the Egyptian revolution (Cairo, 19/01/2013), Hannes Swoboda, president of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, underlined the need to improve the EU's relations with Egypt and to improve democracy

December 21, 2012

"Peru must take advantage of EU Trade Agreement to strenghten social rights" says SWOBODA in Lima.

December 19, 2012

A delegation from the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today held meetings with leading politicians and human rights activists in Colombia, to get a first-hand insight into progress made by the Latin American country on fighting violence and promoting human rights standards

December 18, 2012

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed the adoption of the Annual report on human rights in the world.

December 12, 2012

Harlem Désir rencontre Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva à l'occasion du Forum du progrès social

December 04, 2012

The Circle also welcomed Henri Sterdyniak, Head of Department at French OFCE, on the theme "Saying no to

November 28, 2012

European Union must be united in its support for the recognition of a Palestinian observer state at the United Nations


November 20, 2012

 Hannes Swoboda à propos du conflit israélo-palestinien: "Arrêtez de prendre les civils pour cibles"

November 20, 2012

Hannes Swoboda on Gaza-Israel conflict: "Stop firing at civilian targets"

Commenting on the latest developments in the Gaza strip, S&D Group President Hannes Swoboda said:

November 19, 2012

Una delegación de los Socialistas y Demócratas en el Parlamento Europeo se ha reunido hoy con dirigentes políticos y activistas de derechos humanos en Colombia, con el objeto de tener información de primera mano sobre el progreso del país andino en su lucha contra la violencia y por la promoci

November 19, 2012

Tunisian leaders must ensure the continuation of democratic transition

November 19, 2012

Les dirigeants tunisiens doivent assurer la continuation de la transition démocratique

November 14, 2012

European Social Democrats visit the Jordanian Zaatari refugee camp at border with Syria