03/05/2014 Marching for Change in Europe
“The crisis in Europe in only over when our 26 million jobless citizens are back at work”, said Martin Schulz on International Labour Day in Poland. On 1 May, Martin Schulz marched on the streets of Warsaw together with SLD party leader Leszek Miller and Jan Guz head of the All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions. They headed a procession of several thousand people.
01/05/2014 A Labour Day Message from Martin Schulz
The European Elections at the end of this month will go down as a turning point in European history. They will be remembered as the catalyst for change that brought back worker’s rights, employment and a more social Europe. May 2014 has to be remembered as the beginning of the end of harmful austerity-only policies that have ravaged European citizens for far too long.
30/04/2014 Schulz Campaign on the Right Track in Ireland
The Irish leg of Martin Schulz's European tour took him to Belfast this afternoon. Schulz travelled up from Dublin by train with a delegation of Irish Labour Party and SDLP youth members. Upon arrival in Belfast, the group joined a campaign rally at the symbolic Belfast Waterfront with MEP candidate Alex Attwood of the SDLP. The visit provided another boost to Attwood on the day that polls gave the clearest sign yet that he could regain a seat in the European Parliament for the SDLP.
30/04/2014 Martin Schulz pledges to fight for children’s rights as Commission President
During the financial crisis, the number of children at risk of poverty or social exclusion in Europe went up by almost 1 million, with an increase of around half a million in just one year between 2011 and 2012, reaching a dramatic number of 27 million. Even in Europe’s richest countries, children’s rights are not always respected – as shown in Save the Children’s new European report, “CHILD POVERTY AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION – A matter of children’s rights,” launched in Brussels
29/04/2014 Irish Labour Party welcomes Martin Schulz campaign at European election rally in Dublin
Tonight in Dublin, Martin Schulz joined the Irish Labour Party for a campaign rally for the upcoming European Elections. Before the rally Schulz met with party leader & Deputy Prime Minister Eamonn Gilmore, Ruairi Quinn, PES Treasurer and Minister for Education & Skills and the Labour Party's MEP candidates. The group discussed the campaign ahead and how to best coordinate and combine forces for the vote which will take place across Ireland on 23 May.
28/04/2014 Schulz shows voters why he should be next European Commission President in live TV debate
Tonight, in a historic first European Presidential debate, Martin Schulz showed why he is the best candidate to lead Europe for the next five years.
26/04/2014 PES President calls on EPP, Merkel and Juncker to condemn ‘despicable’ comments of Berlusconi about Martin Schulz
The Party of European Socialists (PES) President, Sergei Stanishev, has called on the leaders of the European People’s Party (EPP), and their common candidate Jean-Claude Juncker, to condemn the ‘despicable’ comments of Silvio Berlusconi today.
26/04/2014 Martin Schulz joins PM Ponta for PSD Romania Election launch with 10,000 supporters
Today in Bucharest, Romania, PES Common Candidate Martin Schulz received the largest welcome so far of his European campaign. 10,000 supporters of the PSD joined Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta in welcoming Mr. Schulz.
25/04/2014 4000 BSP supporters welcome Martin Schulz to Sofia
Martin Schulz, PES Common Candidate for European Commission President was welcomed by 4000 Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) supporters in Sofia today. Schulz was there to launch the BSP European election campaign
25/04/2014 Greece is ready for change: My Future is your Future
On Thursday the 24th of April, Evangelos Venizelos, president of PASOK kicked off the ‘PES Youth Event in Athens: My Future is your Future’ accompanied by 200 young activists and party members in Athens. Venizelos stated the importance of these elections to change the direction of Greece and Europe “There is a choice, an important one. We need Elia to gain strength, we need a strong S&D group in the Parliament and we need Martin Schulz to become the new Commission President”.