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22/09/2017 PES mayors and EU commissioners discuss future of cities' cooperation in Europe

How can modern European cities tackle issues like housing, urban poverty and energy transition? What are the progressive answers to such challenges? These questions were among the topics at a meeting of mayors, high-level local authority representatives and European commissioners from the PES family in Riga.

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22/09/2017 SPD will fight inequalities and bring Europe closer together

The Party of European Socialists firmly supports its member party Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD) ahead of the German general election this Sunday.

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20/09/2017 Commission Vice-President and PES Energy State Secretaries discuss future of EU energy policy

Jorge Seguro Sanches, Portuguese secretary of state for energy, and Emil Högberg, Swedish state secretary to the minister for policy coordination and energy, today met with Maros Sefcovic, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union, to discuss the future of EU energy policy.

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20/09/2017 PES stands with Mexico following earthquake

The Party of European Socialists expresses solidarity with the people of Mexico in the wake of the devastating earthquake yesterday evening, which has so far caused more than 200 deaths only hours after the anniversary of an even larger quake in 1985.

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16/09/2017 PES at Global Progress Summit Montreal

A PES delegation participated in the Global Progress Summit held from 15-17 September in Montreal, Canada, hosted by Canada2020.

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15/09/2017 PES president & Commissioner discuss cohesion funding, future of Europe

PES president Sergei Stanishev met with Commissioner Corina Crețu in Strasbourg to discuss the future of cohesion funding and progress towards a more equal Europe, as well as the State of the Union address delivered earlier in the week.

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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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13/09/2017 PES president: Europe is running out of chances to deliver for its citizens

Sergei Stanishev, president of the Party of European Socialists, welcomed President Juncker's commitment to European solidarity and democracy in today’s State of the Union address -- but highlighted the lack of significant progress in protecting social rights.

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12/09/2017 PES president: Juncker’s State of the Union must prioritise social Europe

Sergei Stanishev, the president of the Party of European Socialists, wrote today to Jean-Claude Juncker to ask him finally to deliver on his promised ‘social triple A’ for Europe.

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07/09/2017 PES delegation participates in the FEPS Seminar "Ones to watch" in Ljubljana

PES deputy secretary general Marije Laffeber led a delegation to visit our member party SD in Slovenia. The delegation met with Slovenian president Borut Pahor, who is leading in the polls for this October's elections, and with SD president Dejan Židan.

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