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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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24/03/2017 PES leaders vow stronger, fairer and more social Europe

Progressive heads of state and government from across Europe are meeting on the eve of the Treaty of Rome anniversary to agree a common position on the European Union’s future.

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22/03/2017 Dijsselbloem’s words don’t represent the PES

We, the Party of European Socialists, distance ourselves from the statements done by Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem on 20 March 2017. His words by no means reflect the vision of our political family, the way we value people or the European project we are fighting for.  

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15/03/2017 PES Europe ministers: More social Europe is the only way ahead

Ministers of European affairs from the progressive political family called today for a clear social direction for the European Union, and committed to strengthening the EU further.

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13/03/2017 PES Presidency approves call for progressive revival of Europe

Martin Schulz, SPD leader and German chancellor candidate, attended the PES Presidency meeting today in Berlin where the future of the EU, upcoming national elections and referendums were on the agenda.

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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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09/03/2017 Progressive Leaders united on future of Europe

Heads of state and government from the Party of European Socialists met today in Brussels to discuss the future of Europe and preparations for the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome later this month.

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23/02/2017 Rainbow Rose discusses in Malta list of actions to advance LGBTI equality

A delegation of Rainbow Rose – the associate LGBTI network of the PES – discussed ways to push forward advances on LGBTI rights in Europe, under the leadership of Malta, currently holding the presidency of the EU. Under Malta’s Labour government, the country has experienced an impressive progression on LGBTI rights. Delegation members discussed how Malta’s Presidency can help spread these advances to other European Union member countries, as well as within the PES family.

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07/02/2017 Progressive ministers discuss Rome anniversary targets

Europe ministers from the Party of European Socialists discussed concrete policy proposals for making Europe more progressive.

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