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06/03/2014 Martin Schulz denounces inequality and lays out progressive vision for Europe

This morning, at the Annual Progressive Economy Forum in Brussels, PES Common Candidate Martin Schulz laid out his progressive vision for Europe as he addressed participants of the conference.

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03/03/2014 Tension in Ukraine must be defused immediately and all acts of violence and aggression must sto

Tensions have been rising in Ukraine over the weekend, with Russian troops entering the Crimean peninsula adjacent to Russia’s Western borders and a number of violent disturbances being seen in other cities. The PES wants to see an immediate de-escalation and calls for calm on all sides.

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01/03/2014 Les Socialistes européens élisent Martin Schulz comme candidat au poste de président de la Commission

Aujourd’hui, le Parti socialiste européen a élu Martin Schulz comme candidat au poste de président de la Commission européenne, donnant le coup d’envoi de la campagne électorale visant à asseoir la famille politique social-démocrate à la tête de l’Europe.

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01/03/2014 European Socialists Elect Martin Schulz as Candidate for Commission President

The Party of European Socialists today elected Martin Schulz as their candidate to be the next President of the European Commission, kicking off the campaign to win Europe’s top job for the social democratic political family.

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01/03/2014 PES Manifesto adopted with Clear Focus on Job Creation

The PES Manifesto for the European Elections 2014 was unanimously adopted today at the PES Election Congress in Rome 1 March. All PES Member Parties at the Congress voted on the text in an open ballot.

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28/02/2014 Martin Schulz and PES Secretaries General gear up for Election Campaign

The PES Candidate-designate Martin Schulz met this morning with the Secretaries’ General of the PES Member Parties in Rome. They discussed together plans for the election campaign ahead, in preparation of Europe’s first ever continent-wide grassroots mobilization.

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28/02/2014 Italian Partito Democratico Officially Welcomed into the PES Family

At a meeting of the PES Presidency in Rome today, the application of the Italian Partito Democratico was accepted with unanimous backing.

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27/02/2014 PES Women Flash Mob for Equal Pay and PES Women Summit; Power to Women

Today, PES Women from all over Europe gathered for their Annual Conference, entitled ‘PES Women Summit; Power to the Women'. The meeting was held at the Headquarters of the Partito Democratico in Rome. The main topic of today's panel was combatting the Gender Pay Gap in Europe, to ensure women’s economic empowerment, employment and welfare in the face of the crisis.

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19/02/2014 Valenciano welcomes PES media network to Madrid for campaign meeting

The PES media network, at the invitation of PES Vice-President Elena Valenciano, gathered in Madrid today to exchange ideas and best practices on media and campaigning. “We must win the campaign, and more importantly, we must win the European elections in May”, Valenciano state

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18/02/2014 PES Finance Ministers meet to discuss efficient bank resolution

On February 28th the Party of European Socialists (PES) Finance Ministers met in Brussels ahead of the ECOFIN Council to discuss and coordinate their position in relation to the ECOFIN agenda.

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