The Paris declaration and the launch of the Renaissance for Europe initiative in March 2012 focused on the need to go beyond austerity policies, drawing the lines of a new and more balanced course for a Europe of stability, growth and solidarity. In Turin we elaborated our vision of Political Europe: a Union of democracy based on shared sovereignty, to empower citizens and restore confidence in the European project.
Read the Manisfesto "A democratic union of peace, prosperity and progress" (EN, FR, IT, DE)
Watch the slide-show with Europe's Progressive leaders around Italian candidate Pier Luigi Bersani
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