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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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18/07/2017 PES talking about the future at the IUSY festival in Albania

The Party of European Socialists is taking part at this year festival of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY), in Jale, Albania.

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01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights

Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.

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19/05/2017 PES youth campaign day set to be biggest yet

Hundreds of campaign activities are taking place today in towns and cities across Europe for the PES Youth Plan Action Day 2017 – which is on track to beat last year's record of 110 activities.

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18/05/2017 PES activists gearing up for major campaign day

Hundreds of activists from the Party of European Socialists are gearing up for a major campaign event tomorrow (Friday) in support of the European Youth Plan, which envisages a better future for Europe's young people.

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04/05/2017 Social Europe network: For a Europe people can trust - a proposal for a solid European Pillar of Social Rights

The Party of European Socialists fights for a Europe that stands against inequality, for decent working conditions, and for strong social protection.

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29/04/2017 Statement on intergenerational solidarity

A joint statement on solidarity among different ages has been issued by the Party of European Socialists, the Young European Socialists, and the European Seniors' Organisation.

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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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