2nd Working Group on Political Economy @ Riga, Latvia Best wishes to the new mandate! Meet the new leadership! Welcome to the 13th YES Presidium! 19th May #Act4Youth

The Slippery Slide to the Sea – Day 2 of YES Summer Camp 2016

So I have to admit I was VERY lazy today perhaps it’s the heat or perhaps it’s the lack of sleep since Sunday but I slept almost all day!   I couldn’t sleep during the night so getting up at 7.15am so I could have breakfast at 8 was not difficult. Breakfast ...

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Arrival at YES Summer Camp 2016 – Day 1 officially!

Let me begin where I left off Copenhagen Airport Midnight UTC time. My flight to Palermo is at 7.20am so if I go to the gate around 6.30am I will get almost 6 and a half hours sleep… 1am I am still awake so perhaps watching a show on Netflix will ...

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My journey begins – Day Oneish of Yes Summer Camp 2016

I am Sarah Dunne from Labour Youth Ireland, I am 26 and attending my second YES Summer Camp. My day began as hectic as it always is when I am traveling anywhere double and triple checking my lists to ensure I have not forgotten anything. Clothes check, toothbrush check, sunscreen check, ...

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Turkey, peace must win!

Yesterday, people of Turkey experienced one of their most difficult days in history. The unsuccessful attempt of the military coup that occurred was worrying in terms of rule of law, implementation of human rights and the will of the people of Turkey. We as Young European Socialists underline that the people of ...

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Young European Socialists strongly condemn the application of discriminatory sanctions to Portugal and Spain

The entertainment of the European Football Cup has ended but with it also ended the good reasoning coming from the European Union. With only a few days passed over the outrageous nomination of former Commission President, Barroso, as Chairman of Goldman Sachs, which shows clearer than any other possible report ...

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European citizenship needs to be a reality and not only a statement.

Yesterday the British have chosen to leave the European Union. We are disappointed by this choice which marks a deep failure of the European Union to convince citizens of its interest. We cannot ignore the fact that this decision is also a result of the rise of the far right ...

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Vacancy notice – YES political officer – deadline 10th July

YES is looking for a new Political Officer to join our secretariat in Brussels at the end of August/beginning of September 2016. In the call, you will find detailed job description as well as the procedure to submit the candidacy. The deadline for applications is 10th July 2016. YES_Call_PO_June2016

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Call to stop the exhibition about pro-nazi Croatian cardinal Alojzije Stepinac.

Young European Socialists are deeply concerned by the exhibition dedicated to Archbishop Alojzije Stepinac, currently taking place at the European Parliament upon the initiative of European People's Party MEP Marijana Petir from Croatian party HSS. The Archbishop was a well-known supporter of the Ustashe pro-nazi regime. Facts about his collaboration ...

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Orlando, we are standing with you in emotion and in solidarity!

Yesterday, Orlando, Florida woke up only to mourn those who have perished in the terrible attacks costs the lives of 50 persons and left injured at least 53 others. It is only a few months ago in the US legalised marriage for same-sex couples. The world community has witnessed acts of ...

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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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