• PES summit: leaders push for EU social action plan

    Europe's social dimension has been neglected for far too long. We call for an urgent action plan to complement recent declarations.

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  • Fighting populism and fake news

    PES met progressive leaders in Washington and co-hosted a two-day seminar with representatives from five continents.

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  • PES hails new proposals to fight tax avoidance

    The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes further measures to tackle tax avoidance, as announced by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici today.

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  • Training Academy connects parties across Europe

    Some 45 political campaigners and party staffers from around Europe gathered in Belgium for a series of political masterclasses and cutting-edge policy debates.

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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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