Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej

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What does the Wikipedia say?
 
Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) is a Polish left-wing political party established on 
15 April 1999 (registered in court on 17 May 1999) by activists of the majority of organizations forming and SLD coalition. In the years 2001-2005 the party formed the government (up to 2003 majority government, in coalition with Polish People's Party (PSL) and Labour Union (UP); since 2003 minority government with some left-wing parties). The SLD had the following Prime Ministers: Leszek Miller (2001-2004) and Marek Belka (2004-2005). Since 2005 the party has been in opposition. The SLD is a member of the Socialist International. In the European Parliament it belongs to the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D Group). The party’s ideology is social democracy.
 
 
What does our statutes say?
 
Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) believes its main task is to realize the fundamental values of human dignity , social justice and solidarity of working people.
 
Democratic Left Alliance believes that equality and freedom are natural human goals.
 
Democratic Left Alliance believes it’s duty is to strengthen the independence of the Republic of Poland, protect its sovereignty and legal order in the united family of the nations of Europe.
 
Democratic Left Alliance supports freedom of conscience and belief, tolerance for different views and the idea of secular state, equal status of women and men in different fields of life and respect for ethnic, national, cultural and sex/gender differences.
 
Democratic Left Alliance will realize the above goals and values and programme tasks specified in its Programme Constitution, respecting the principles specified in the Constitution of the Republic of Poland and participating  - through its representatives – in the functioning of public authorities.
 
Democratic Left Alliance will promote the above goals and values internationally through the Socialist International and Party of European Socialists, coordinating its policies with other social-democratic parties.