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21/04/2017 New refugee policy must reflect European solidarity

Tackling war, climate change and poverty that forces people to become refugees is an important step towards creating a safer world, PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber will tell an audience in Athens today.

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16/04/2017 PES: EU should expand its monitoring missions in Turkey after the referendum

The PES is deeply disappointed by the outcome of the referendum in Turkey, announced by the Turkish authorities.

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13/04/2017 PES delegation urges release of Yüksekdağ and all political prisoners

Representatives from the Party of European Socialists are in Turkey to press for the immediate release of Figen Yüksekdağ, co-chair of our member party Halkların Demokratik Partisi (People's Democratic Party, HDP).

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07/04/2017 Stanishev and Schulz address young socialists

Young socialists from more than 30 countries and hundreds of representatives from the progressive youth in Europe are gathering in Germany.

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28/03/2017 PES demands immediate release of Belarus political prisoners

The Party of European Socialists is following the current situation in Belarus with great concern and demands an immediate release of all political prisoners.

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27/03/2017 PES sees demand for social justice in Bulgaria, welcomes consolidation of the Left vote

The Party of European Socialists congratulates its Bulgarian member party BSP for the strong result they achieved during the snap general elections in Bulgaria this Sunday. The Bulgarian Socialists doubled the strength of their parliamentary group, jumping from 39 to 80 seats.

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27/03/2017 PES meets young socialist activists and leading progressives in Argentina and Chile

On behalf of the PES, deputy secretary general Marije Laffeber addressed young progressive activists and politicians from more than 50 countries in Rosario Argentina on the subject of common challenges and opportunities for progressive politics.

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22/03/2017 The Party of European Socialists condemns attack in London

The Party of European Socialists condemns today’s attack in London in the strongest possible terms. We praise the work of the British police and emergency services in preventing more casualties.

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13/03/2017 PES and progressive parties from 80 countries to tackle inequalities worldwide

Joint action to shift the modern world towards social justice, progress, democracy and solidarity was the main goal at a world gathering of leaders and representatives from progressive parties and organisations.

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24/02/2017 Brexit conference: PES, UK Labour determined to protect shared values

PES president Sergei Stanishev joined UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in London today to open a major conference on Brexit.

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