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20/08/2019 PES: Erdogan is once again trying to hijack democracy

The removal of three democratically elected majors is the latest signal that Erdogan is actively subverting democracy to maintain a grip on power, the Party of European Socialists said today.

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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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27/07/2019 PES at the International Progressive Campaign Forum in the U.S.

The PES participated in the International Progressive Campaigning Forum with partners from the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

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21/07/2019 A united left is good news for Poland 

A strong and united progressive force is a positive development for Poland, the Party of European Socialists said today as it welcomed the emergence of a new left-wing political block in the country.

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18/07/2019 No compromising on the Rule of Law, progressive ministers urge

The ministers of European Affairs from the Party of European Socialists called on the next European Commission to keep the same level of ambition on the Rule of Law process in Europe. A soft approach would undermine the excellent work done so far by the Commission’s First Vice-President, Frans Timmermans.

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16/07/2019 PES will hold new President to promise of a more sustainable, equal, and just Europe

It is now time to begin working for a more sustainable, more equal, and more just Europe, the PES said today as it pledged to hold the new Commission President to the commitments she outlined before her appointment.

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10/07/2019 Progressive commitments needed from the next Commission

The next European Commission must commit to progressive priorities, PES President Sergei Stanishev said today.

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03/07/2019 PES welcomes new progressive Parliament president

The PES welcomes the election of David-Maria Sassoli as the new president of the European Parliament.  

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27/06/2019 PES backs Frans Timmermans and Spitzenkandidat process

The Party of European Socialists today reiterates its firm commitment to the Spitzenkandidat process as the key democratic link between the voters of Europe, represented in the European Parliament, and the leadership of the European Commission.

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26/06/2019 Another Nordic country forms social democratic government

The Party of European Socialists warmly congratulates new Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, and the Danish Social Democratic Party, on forming a new government.

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