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30/09/2014 ASEM should focus on decent work, climate change and human rights, declare progressives from EU and Asia

Today, representatives from progressive parties in Europe and Asia gathered to discuss common challenges ahead of the ASEM Summit taking place in Milan on 16 and 17 October. They agreed on a statement focusing on inclusive growth and quality jobs, climate change and human rights.

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12/09/2014 Only together can we win the battle for Europe

Speaking at the Festa Dell'Unita organised by the Italian Partito Democratico on 7 September in Bologna, PES Secretary General Achim Post sent a clear message about the unity of the European left, saying "Only together can we win the battle for Europe". Post was speaking at the invitation of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, alongside many other PES leaders.

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09/05/2014 Schulz pledges to fight for Europe’s industry in Piombino visit

On 9th of May Martin Schulz visited the Lucchini factory in Piombino Italy, a former European steel hub that was forced to shut down production due to the financial crisis leaving over 1500 employees in uncertainty and despair.

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01/03/2014 PES Manifesto adopted with Clear Focus on Job Creation

The PES Manifesto for the European Elections 2014 was unanimously adopted today at the PES Election Congress in Rome 1 March. All PES Member Parties at the Congress voted on the text in an open ballot.

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