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PES Election Congress to take place in Rome
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PES Election Congress to take place in Rome

PES Women brings Safe Place for Women campaign to local authorities in London
Gender Equality, Feminism, Diversity

PES Women brings Safe Place for Women campaign to local authorities in London

PES Secretary General Philip Cordery meets with Mustapha Ben Jaafar,  President of Tunisian National Constituent Assembly

PES Secretary General Philip Cordery meets with Mustapha Ben Jaafar, President of Tunisian National Constituent Assembly

On 5 June PES Secretary General Philip Cordery met with Mustapha Ben Jaafar President of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly in Brussels. They discussed the current political situation in Tunisia, the drafting of the Tunisian Constitution and the economic situation in Tunisia. Mr Cordery welcomed the important work of Ettakatol and its leader Mustapha Ben Jaafar in the democratic transition and crucial period for the future of Tunisia.

Peace, International Affairs & Cooperation
PES supports Eurobonds as a “stability and solidarity tool for the  Eurozone”

PES supports Eurobonds as a “stability and solidarity tool for the Eurozone”

The Party of European Socialists (PES) has expressed its support for making Eurobonds a priority at the next EU summit (28 June). Ahead of the informal EU summit of 23 May, the PES Prime Ministers and leaders met in Brussels to discuss how to promote their growth agenda.

Economy, Finance, Cohesion
Only Boris Tadic and the Democratic Party (DS) are capable of leading Serbia  to EU Accession

Only Boris Tadic and the Democratic Party (DS) are capable of leading Serbia to EU Accession

For the past years the Serbian people and government have been working tirelessly towards EU Accession. Under the leadership of the Democratic Party (DS) Serbia has met all the criteria set down by the EU in order to achieve Candidate Status.

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PES welcomes Serbian EU ‘Candidate Status’

PES welcomes Serbian EU ‘Candidate Status’

Serbian President Boris Tadic

The European Council on the 1st March 2012 decided to grant Serbia official candidate status, furthering the progress towards Serbian Accession to the EU. The PES President,Sergei Stanishev stated that this decision was due to the work of the Government, the DS Party and particularly President Boris Tadic’strategic vision. “Each post on this path has been navigated by Boris Tadic and the DS Party with assuredness. Each request from the European Union was met. From the initial Commission assessment to yesterday’s Council decision, each challenge has been negotiated with a steady hand”, said the PES President.

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“Invest in EU economy, invest in youth” PES tells European  Council

“Invest in EU economy, invest in youth” PES tells European Council

Ahead of the 1st of March EU Summit, the Party of European Socialists (PES) has called for investment in the EU economy and investment in youth. In an open letter sent to the European Council, the PES made a strongly worded critique of existing conservative policies. “Spending cuts, further deregulation of the labour market and liberalisation of the service sector are not the answers”, the letter warns.

Economy, Finance, Cohesion
PES President praises Tadic’s domestic reforms in Belgrade visit

PES President praises Tadic’s domestic reforms in Belgrade visit

PES President Sergei Stanishev and leader of S&D Group Hannes Swoboda met with Serbian President Boris Tadic and Prime Minister of Serbia Mirko Cvetkovic in Belgrade. The delegation praised the domestic achievements of Tadic’s government and the strong push towards European integration. The meetings took place ahead of the general elections.

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