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03/12/2016 PES Council 2016: Grassroots Involvement and a Strong Social Resolution

Flanked by social democrat prime ministers and party leaders across Europe and by hundreds of activists and supporters, PES president Sergei Stanishev declared a common determination to act to fix Europe.

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03/12/2016 Sergei Stanishev Calls on Preserving Collective Bargaining and the Social Model in Greece

I have been following closely the development of the negotiations for reaching an agreement on Greece’s adjustment programme. I was greatly concerned to hear that certain fundamental social principles are being put into question, notably by the IMF, with discussions on collective bargaining, collective dismissals, and lockouts. This should be a top priority in the discussion of our PES ECOFIN ministers.

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03/12/2016 Socialist Leaders united in demand for action

Socialist and social democrats leaders from Europe came together in Prague in calls for urgent action at the end of day one of the 2016 PES Council.

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02/12/2016 Stanishev: Socialists must fight for what they believe

People have lost faith in the establishment – and they see socialists as part of that establishment, PES president Sergei Stanishev will tell a packed conference hall this afternoon.

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01/12/2016 World AIDS Day 1st December

Today, we commemorate World AIDS Day at the PES Council in Prague and all over Europe. On this very day, we have the opportunity to unite worldwide to fight against HIV, support people living with HIV but also to commemorate victims. Today, we stand in solidarity with the 78 million people who are living with HIV and remember the 35 million who have died.

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01/12/2016 Activists gather for first day of PES Council

Events surrounding the Party of European Socialists 2016 Council kicked off today (Thursday 1 December) with a gathering of hundreds of grassroots activists from across the European Union and beyond.

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