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The March release of PES report is online! This month the main focus is on gender equality, with two clips about the Women in politics conference hosted by the Socialist Group in the European Parliament and on the first European Day of Action – Championing Gender Equality. Moreover you can find more on the latest… » read more

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Wednesday 4th March, 17:00, the European Parliament. The PES Group in the EP are about to hold an evening roundtable discussion on gender equality to mark International Women’s Day. The event features an impressive panel of progressive European politicians and women’s rights campaigners, including PES Women President Zita Gurmai. The guest of honour is the… » read more

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Just days after the PES pressed the alarm button about Czech Presidency threats to EU childcare targets, socialists from all over Europe have shown that they care deeply for child care. Anna Diamantopoulou, Greek Socialist spokesperson on Education and former European Commissioner for Social Affairs, said “There can be no discussion on childcare targets, other… » read more

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Today, the European Parliament Declaration on combating trafficking of children was presented to the press and the public by its promoters, socialist MEPs Maryusa Lyubcheva and Zita Gurmai, with the support of other MEPs and representatives of NGOs, such as Terre des Hommes, Care for Europe. Despite the fact it is a cross border problem… » read more

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PES office will be closed until 18th August and as a result no new blogs will be published until that date. The issues facing Europe, however, do not go on vacation. The debate must go on. Yourspace, as always, remains your space and you may comment on blog posts. With European elections next June, campaigning… » read more

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            With the freedom of movement that citizens enjoy within the European Union there are thousands of people living, working or studying in other European countries. Having many activists living as expatriates in member states other than their own, how can the PES maximize the expatriate vote in the upcoming… » read more

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[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/mIYfxdVKrBw” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] The PES manifesto consultation has ended – after over 300,000 visits to Yourspace and more than 600 contributions posted! But our dialogue on ‘Yourspace’ goes on! We will continue to debate the hot issues that will shape the European elections – migration, climate change, rising food and energy prices,… » read more

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Vienna receives this weekend the first PES activists Forum. “Vienna 2008 – a strong voice for European social democracy” gathers together leading politicians from PES member parties, activists and experts to discuss the outcome of the manifesto2009 campaign. They will draw-up their ideas for a strong campaign for the next European elections. The opening session… » read more

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