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21/11/2017 PES highlights true scale of violence against women

PES Women’s street protest in Brussels today aims to highlight the true scale of violence against women.

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20/11/2017 PES congratulates PASOK President Gennimata on her victory in the centre-left primary in Greece

The Party of European Socialists congratulates Fofi Gennimata, from our Greek member party PASOK, the newly elected leader of the united centre left in Greece.

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19/11/2017 PES leaders from the Western Balkans discuss integration

Progressive Parties and foundations from the PES family in the Balkan region have discussed the challenges of further Balkan integration on the path of EU accession, on Saturday, at the Western Balkan Summit in Sarajevo.

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18/11/2017 PES launches Training Academy for central & eastern Europe

More than 20 activists and local leaders from Hungary attended the first edition of the PES Training Academy for Central and Eastern Europe in Budapest.

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17/11/2017 PES urges fast implementation of new European pillar of social rights

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the declaration of the European pillar of social rights today by all the governments of the European Union, led by Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven – and urges EU governments now to move quickly to implement what they have agreed.

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15/11/2017 PES Ministers declaration on the European Pillar of Social Rights

Social affairs and employment ministers from progressive parties around Europe have adopted a strong declaration on the European pillar of social rights, due to be proclaimed by all EU governments later this week.

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14/11/2017 PES ministers: Cohesion policy is an expression of solidarity

Social and economic cohesion in Europe is a vital element of EU solidarity, and must not be held hostage to an austerity agenda.

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07/11/2017 Europe must anticipate climate-linked industrial change for a just transition

At a meeting of the PES Environment and Climate Change Network today, representatives of PES member parties, MEPs, trade unions and civil society discussed the future of the EU's cohesion policy in environmental matters, the future of EU energy and climate policy, and the state of play of the Paris Agreement.

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07/11/2017 PES Finance Ministers call for a progressive, growth-friendly and democratic Economic and Monetary Union

Finance ministers from the Party of European Socialists met today to discuss measures for ensuring that the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union promotes sustainable economic growth, employment and financial stability.

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06/11/2017 ‘Paradise papers’: PES highlights fundamental damage to society

Tax avoidance by the super-rich is not only an issue of basic fairness, but it is also damaging to the foundations of of society, argues the Party of European Socialists.

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