Refugees Welcome Campaign SAVE THE DATE! YES SUMMER CAMP 19-24 JULY 2016! Relaunch of YES Leaders’ network Meet our Presidium.

How many before we say « Refugees Welcome » ?

 Today is the 9th may, the day of Europe. It is a day we should celebrate. Europe and its Union brought us peace and prosperity. But today celebrating is the last thing we can do. Instead, we mourn. We mourn the thousands who died and the many still dying in ...

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E se este fosse a tua casa? #RefugeesWelcome

JS Portugal launched yesterday, May 4th, another Action Day, this time under the motto "Refugees Welcome". The Action Day takes place in more than 100 schools, universities and public spaces around the country, and aims to raise awareness among young people to the plight of refugees. JS joins forces with YES ...

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YES calls for the suspension of TTIP negotiations

Young European Socialists take note of the latest information leaked by Greenpeace about the transatlantic treaty, showing that their strong concerns about this treaty were justified. As we and many civil society organisations had already claimed, these revelations show that TTIP represents a clear danger for European environmental, health, social and ...

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Interview with Mario Striano, from European federation working with Homeless.

Mauro Striano works as policy officer in FEANTSA, the European Federation of National Organisations working with the Homeless. FENANTSA was established in 1989 as a European non-governmental organisation to prevent and alleviate the poverty and social exclusion of people threatened by or living in homelessness.   Europe has been facing a very significant influx ...

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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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