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23/05/2017 Progressive parties meet in Oslo to discuss elections and fighting fake news

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

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23/05/2017 PES condemns terrorist attack in Manchester, praises rescue workers

The Party of European Socialists condemns the outrageous attack on the young audience of a music concert in Manchester. 

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19/05/2017 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.

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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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