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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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28/08/2017 Gender network tackles intergenerational dialogue

The Central & Eastern European Gender Network, supported by the PES, tackled intergenerational dialogue and equal rights in its summer school in Cavtat, Croatia, this weekend.

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22/08/2017 PES: Ignoring the far right once empowers them everywhere

The Party of European Socialists is deeply worried by the latest activities of far-right and neo-Nazi movements, including provocative behaviour and sometimes illegal activities in Europe and across the Atlantic.

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16/08/2017 North Korea: PES underlines need for common EU response

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes common action by European Union countries to address escalating tensions between North Korea and the United States of America.

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28/07/2017 Supporting the European path of the young government in FYR of Macedonia

PES Deputy Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck is on an official PES visit to its associate member party SDSM in Skopje. He had meetings with the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and defence minister and member of PES presidency Radmila Šekerinska.

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