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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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18/05/2017 PES wishes success to its Macedonian member party in forming a government

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes President Ivanov of FYR of Macedonia's decision finally to ask Zoran Zaev, from our associate party SDSM, to form a government.

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16/05/2017 Progressive European ministers discuss fundamental values in Europe

European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists underlined the importance of European fundamental values and the need to protect democracy and fundamental rights in the EU in their meeting in Brussels on 16 May.

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12/05/2017 PES Women: Ratifying Istanbul convention is an excellent first step

The Party of European Socialists – and its member organisation PES Women – warmly welcome the EU's ratification of the Istanbul convention on preventing and combating violence against women.

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12/05/2017 PES representatives visit Palestine & Israel

Representatives of the Party of European Socialists returned this week from Palestine and Israel where they met with members of associate parties in the region.

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10/05/2017 Maltese election critical to protect human rights & equality

The Maltese general election on 3 June will be a critical vote to protect the country's world-leading work on human rights and equality, according to the president of PES LGBTI organisation Rainbow Rose.

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08/05/2017 PES President against ban of social electricity tariffs

Phasing out regulated energy prices could have unintended adverse effects on vulnerable and energy-poor households in Europe, warned Sergei Stanishev, president of the Party of European Socialists.

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07/05/2017 PES welcomes Macron, warns of challenges for France

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the election of Emmanuel Macron as the President of France, but expresses deep concern at the strong vote for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

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05/05/2017 PES backs PS in second-round support for Macron

The Party of European Socialists calls on French voters to mobilise in support of France and Europe in Sunday's elections, and to make a strong stand against the far right.

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