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10/09/2019 PES ready to work together with our Commissioners for progressive change

The Party of European Socialists is looking forward to a close cooperation with the new European Commission and its ten Commissioner-designates from the PES family.

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02/08/2019 Spanish MEP elected as president of Young European Socialists

The PES is delighted to welcome Alicia Homs Ginel MEP as the new president of the Young European Socialists (YES). She was elected yesterday during the YES summer camp in Albena, Bulgaria.

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16/01/2019 Progressives take Europe a step closer to eradicating child poverty

The PES has welcomed the plenary vote in the European Parliament, led by the S&Ds, which backed €5.9 billion ESF+ funding for the European Child Guarantee.

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05/12/2018 The PES to train 15000 activists for European elections

The Party of European Socialists pledged today to organise the biggest progressive mobilisation ever for the European elections, as they launched a new training academy for activists.

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14/09/2018 Building our campaign to win the next EU election

The PES Campaign Academy that will train activists to campaign for European social democracy in the next EU election was launched in Brussels today. 40 activists from across Europe will learn campaigning techniques and strategies to campaign around the PES common candidate and the PES manifesto, under the coordination of PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber. 

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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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22/05/2018 PES: Facebook must defend European elections from foreign interference

Mark Zuckerberg failed to assure the European Parliament that Facebook would not allow foreign interference during the European elections in 2019, says the Party of European Socialists after today's appearance of Facebook's CEO before the EP Conference of Presidents.

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02/05/2018 Budget proposal prioritises youth but lacks ambition

Today the European Commission released its proposal for a European budget for the next seven years.

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14/09/2017 PES: Youth Guarantee funding extension vital to fight unemployment

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the European Parliament's vote yesterday to provide an extension of funding for the hugely successful Youth Guarantee.

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21/07/2017 PES Health ministers: we need stronger EU measures to tackle harmful use of alcohol

Progressive health ministers have called for more cooperation between Member States and at the EU level to deliver efficient policy responses to tackle harmful use of alcohol in Europe.

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