• Progressive parties meet in Oslo to discuss elections and fighting fake news

    Secretaries general, campaign managers and senior organisers from progressive parties across Europe met in Oslo for an intensive discussion of electoral strategies, campaign experiences and insights.

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  • PES youth campaign day set to be biggest yet

    Hundreds of campaign activities took place in towns and cities across Europe for the PES Youth Plan Action Day 2017 – beating last year's record of 110 activities.

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  • United Nations expert addresses first ever PES LGBTI Network

    The PES's first ever high-level meeting on LGBTI took place today in the context of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Special guest Vitit Muntarbhorn, the United Nations Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, led a discussion on the current state of LGBTI rights around the world.

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  • PES President against ban of social electricity tariffs

    Access to affordable, clean and safe energy is essential to participate in modern society.

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