• Ignoring the far right once empowers them everywhere

    Each time we ignore far-right political statements, hate speech or violence, each time we back down, we empower extremists everywhere. These are all manifestations of the same underlying attitudes, and we must expose and fight every manifestation.

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  • North Korea: We welcome common EU response

    The EU exists because European countries have recognised that there are some challenges we can't solve alone. We need to show that Europe can continue to be a beacon of peace and common sense in security and defence matters.

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  • PES supports Spitzenkandidat process

    We fought for openness and transparency in electing the president of the Commission, and we are ready to defend and develop the process further for 2019.

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  • IUSY Summer Camp, Jale, Albania

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

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  • PES youth campaign day set to be biggest yet

    209 campaign activities all around Europe, beating last year's record of 110 activities! Our activists were able to mobilise hundreds of people to support our PES Youth Plan Action Day 2017.

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