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14/09/2016 Stanishev calls for end of ‘austerity only’ policy at State of the Union debate

The President of the Party of European Socialists, Sergei Stanishev, called for an end of the 'austerity only' policy at the debate of the State of the European Union at the European Parliament:

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12/09/2016 Join us: Next PES Council in Prague 1-3 December 2016

At the invitation of the Czech Social Democratic Party – CSSD – and its leadership, the PES Council, bringing together 500 leaders, representatives, activists of our member parties, parliamentary group and member organisations from all over Europe will be held from 1-3 December 2016 in Prague. Please write these dates in your calendar!

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12/07/2016 Stanishev in open letter to Juncker and Thyssen: Youth should remain on the EU’s priority list

The PES deeply regrets the fact that the European Commission’s draft budget for 2017 does not include additional commitments for the Youth Employment Initiative. We count on the European Parliament and European Council to push for extra money for this important priority.

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22/06/2016 European Youth Plan up and running

The European Youth Plan, our strategy to ensure better future for the young generations was officially launched. Building a hospital with kid’s building blocks, voting where you would spend a European Culture Check, taking selfie in front of the skyline of the city of your dreams. All of this was happening at the Brussels Aviators club (Maison des Ailes) on 16 June. Photos of the event

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16/06/2016 PES promises action for Europe’s youth at high level launch

The Party of European Socialists has launched a major campaign for a European Youth Plan to provide young people with more access to education, jobs, culture and childcare. The campaign launch included speakers from European youth organisations and trade unions who urged European leaders to act for Europe’s youth. It was attended by Ministers, party leaders, civil society, MEPs and party activists.

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16/06/2016 Social Affairs Ministers welcome the PES European Youth Plan

Ministers of the Party of European Socialists (PES) for Employment and Social Affairs met in Luxembourg ahead of the EPSCO Council of 16th of June. Ministers of the social democratic family met yesterday evening in Luxembourg to discuss proposals for a more social Europe as well as other important employment and social issues currently on the European agenda.

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06/06/2016 PES supports Iberian youth

The PES President has been in the Iberian Peninsula over the weekend attending the Portuguese Socialist Party’s Congress and the Spanish socialist party’s conference on youth unemployment. While countries in the region have suffered terribly in the crisis, socialist parties are fighting hard to bring them back to prosperity through investment.

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