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11/07/2018 PES and ETUC prioritise inequality, wages and fighting populism

Leaders of the Party of European Socialists and the European Trade Union Confederation met to discuss the 2019 European election campaign.

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10/07/2018 Young activists ready to rock in Rota

Nearly a thousand young progressive activists are gathering in Spain for their annual Young European Socialists summer camp ahead of the 2019 European election campaign.

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09/07/2018 Martin Schulz calls for pro-EU left coalition against nationalists

Former SPD leader and European Parliament president Martin Schulz has issued a rallying cry for pro-European progressive forces, urging them to combine against the increasingly serious threat posed by nationalism and populism across the world.

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05/07/2018 PES welcomes new rules for a truly European election

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the new rules strengthening the visibility of European political families in the European elections and the provisions to facilitate voting from a different EU country or 3rd countries, approved yesterday by the European Parliament.

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02/07/2018 Sánchez, Faure and Stanishev meet in Paris

Leading lights of the European socialist movement, including new Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez and PS France leader Olivier Faure, met with progressive leaders and activists from around Europe at a Together event in Paris on Friday.

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28/06/2018 PES: Migration needs neither Seehofer nor Salvini, but solidarity

Prime ministers from the Party of European Socialists agreed today that Europe’s public debate on asylum and migration is missing the vital ingredient of solidarity.

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28/06/2018 PES leaders: Zoran Zaev and Edi Rama have earned their EU path

Progressive governments in Albania and FYR Macedonia made it possible for the two countries to achieve a 2019 start date for EU accession negotiations.

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26/06/2018 PES for environmental policy that benefits the planet, consumers and workers

PES member parties, MEPs, trade unions and the civil society discussed consumer rights in the circular economy, how to advance clean mobility and how to put a fair price tag on carbon emissions.

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26/06/2018 PES Europe ministers call for Poland to respect rule of law

Socialist European affairs ministers met today and condemned the lack of progress of the Polish government in conforming to the rule of law.

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25/06/2018 Turkey’s progressive parties win 34% of the parliamentary vote

The PES congratulates progressive opposition parties in Turkey for their strong result in Sunday's election, despite a years-long campaign by Turkey's President Erdoǧan to weaken them and undermine opponents to his authoritarian regime.

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