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EU Priorities 2020 29-05-2015

Race is on to lead European Socialists

The Party of European Socialists is expected to vote for a new leader next month (11 June) but the outcome is uncertain, insiders say, as Germans and Austrians support the incumbent president, Sergei Stanishev.
EU Elections 2014 03-03-2014

Schulz: ‘My lack of experience is an advantage’

Martin Schulz, the socialist candidate for the May EU elections, launched the European socialist party’s campaign in Rome over the weekend under a motto of power redistribution – Brussels should only address the “big” topics and give citizens more room...
Elections 01-10-2012

Stanishev elected PES president

The Congress of the Party of European Socialists elected Sergei Stanishev as their new leader. The chairman of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and former Bulgarian prime minister clinched the office with 91.3% of the votes cast in an election held Saturday (29 September). 
Elections 30-08-2012

European Socialists’ congress may shun Romania

EXCLUSIVE: The Party of European Socialists (PES) are set to formalise a decision to move their Congress away from Bucharest, amid concerns over Prime Minister Victor Ponta's democratic credentials, EURACTIV can reveal.