During the last two years, the S&D Group in the European Parliament devoted an immense amount of political will and energy to the launch of the Progressive Society initiative, which is designed to put the fight against all forms of inequalities at the centre of our political action, break policy silos and design a new Europe that overcomes austerity to renew its promise of shared prosperity and eternal peace. To achieve this, the European Union must respect, apply and implement the Agenda 2030 also in its external relations, in international agreements including trade agreements, and development cooperation and aid. In development policy, in particular, only the fight against extreme poverty and inequalities will ensure the success of all our efforts to comply with the 2030 Agenda’s economic, social and environmental goals. Read more about the publication here.
Source: Social Europe