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Poul Nyrup Rasmussen writes The PES – and more recently also the European Parliament – has made a clear demand for new regulation to cover all financial players including hedge funds. In response the European Commission has launched a ‘consultation’ on regulation for hedge funds. It is not what we asked for but it is… » read more

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The 5th of November, just before the European summit, PES leaders met in Brussels to discuss the financial crisis and the measures should be taken to tackle it. What did they discuss? What is the outcome of the meeting? Here you can find a nice videoclip summarizing the PES Leaders Emergency Summit and Jiri Paroubek,… » read more

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Yourspace asked MEPs Gary Titley and Emine Bozkurt – chair and deputy chair of the PES Network for Diversity and Integration – about migration. Check out our video interviews and tell us what you think. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/7GZnQoGNYhc” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/fGGpq36NUcw” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Thursday Irish voters will decide on the future of the Lisbon Treaty. Ireland is the only EU country where a referendum will take place. In all other 26 countries the Treaty was or will be approved by the national parliaments. No need to say this week Ireland will be on the spotlight. It is still… » read more

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This week Zita Gurmai, President of PES Women and Member of the European Parliament, shares her ideas for the PES manifesto on Yourspace. Among other things she comments on the representation of women in politics: “The current Europe is an aging Europe: We live much longer. Long life expectancy is good news, but we have… » read more

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The Yourspace editiorial team has asked Neil Kinnock, former leader of Labour UK, and Lionel Jospin, former Prime Minister of France, about priorities for the PES manifesto for the 2009 elections. Watch the video interviews below and find out more about their ideas: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/o0v5J6CRRiI” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/781ZzKARLU0″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]… » read more

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This week Yourspace contributes to another online consultation; the European Movement’s call for 60 Ideas for Europe. Check out our posts below: Putting women’s rights on the agenda PES Women brings together women – MPs, MEPs and activists – from PES member parties to discuss and promote gender equality within and outside the Party of… » read more

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Last week Ania Skrzypek, Secretary General of Young European Socialists (or ECOSY in short), was our ‘blogger of the week’ on Yourspace. She gave her and ECOSY’s view on what should be priorities for the PES in the upcoming European elections. Decent work, ‘Generation Internship’ and political representation of women – read Ania’s posts below… » read more

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Every week Yourspace features a weekly blogger who shares his or hers ideas for the PES manifesto and the 2009 election campaign. So far we have covered Sweden, United Kingdom, Romania, France and Finland – and received a lot of original and thought-provoking posts. Eric, Jon, Victor, Yohann and Hanna – thanks for all your… » read more

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