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Solidarity with Polish women : my body my rights !

Young European Socialists condemn in the strongest terms the new legislation on abortion proposed by Catholic Church and supported by the very right wing Prime minister in Poland. While Poland already has one of the most restrictive law regarding abortion, the new legislation will make it impossible for women to terminate ...

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YES stands in solidarity with Brussels

Today, Brussels woke up only to mourn those who have perished in the terrible attacks that hit the Airport and the metro stations near the European Quarter. While the Belgian and European authorities are making all efforts to help those in despair and to identify the authors of this hideous ...

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Young European Socialists are launching a campaign to say : Refugees welcome !

Young European Socialists, youth branch of PES, launched today a campaign to say Refugees Welcome. We refuse to let the far right monopolise public discourse against refugees being accepted in Europe. Not only is asylum a legal obligation for European states according to the Geneva Convention, but we are also convinced ...

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#IWD2016: Honor to women fleeing wars, honor to all fighting for their rights!

The International Women's Day was established on the 8th of March by the UN in 1975, and first celebrated by the Socialist Party of America in honor of the 1908 garment workers' strike in New York, where women protested against working conditions. In 2016 it still represents an opportunity to ...

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Emergency EU Summit negotiations

To: Socialist and Social-Democratic leaders in Council of Europe           Dear comrades, On the occasion of the latest and upcoming negotiations regarding the consequences of the war in Syria, we strongly urge you to consider only proposals that are in line with the Geneva Convention. At the moment, only two options seem to be ...

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Presidents of 16 pan-European youth organisations call upon European Council to preserve Schengen

Presidents of 16 large pan-European youth organisations, including all major party political youth organisations and the European Youth Forum, sent an open letter to President Tusk. Together these organisations represent millions of young Europeans. The letter calls upon the European Council to adopt  European solutions to manage migration and security issues while ...

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SAVE THE DATE – YES SUMMER CAMP 2016!

We are happy to announce that YES Summer Camp 2016 will take place from 19th to 24th July 2016, in Sicily Italy, hosted by La Federazione dei Giovani Socialisti (FGS), youth organization of Partito Socialista Italiano (PSI) and supported by Giovani Democratici (GD) youth organization of Partito Democratico (PD). The YES ...

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Poland’s threatened democracy

We, Young European Socialists (YES) express our greatest concern over the recent actions of the Polish government. Poland, once a model of democratization, is now following the dangerous path of illiberal democracy. Among the first measures introduced by the right-wing, nationalist government are the cutdown of the powers of the constitutional ...

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Interview of Fabian Molina, President of Juso Switzerland, about the popular referendum initative to ban speculation on food.

Juso Switzerland  is promoting the initiative, which would ban banks, investment funds and trading companies having their headquarters in Switzerland from investing in financial instruments tied to food commodities. Speculating in basic foodstuffs can distort prices and lead to famines and poverty around the world, according to the proponents of the initiative, ...

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YES condemns in the strongest terms the introduction of the new Danish legislation on refugees

From 21st January Danish parliament will discuss and vote a controversial new law on refugees that will enable the police to confiscate valuables worth over 1.300 euro’s (10.000 kroner). On top of this measure, Denmark moves to only granting a temporary security status instead of asylum to some Syrian refugees  ...

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