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29/05/2020 PES Women Gender Equality Network presents ‘A Feminist Economy for Europe’

A feminist economy is vital for any economic recovery and the only way to ensure women, in all their diversity, can live and work on equal terms with men, the PES Women Gender Equality Network said today.

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29/05/2020 PES, Trade Unions and NGOs consult and coordinate strategy for EU Recovery Plan

Organisations representing the people most affected by this crisis must play a central role in shaping the recovery, the PES stated today as it held a consultation with NGOs and trade unions.

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27/05/2020 PES: The recovery cannot wait, Member States must put EU plan into action

The European Commission recovery plan announced today is a historic opportunity to kickstart the reconstruction of the Union and move towards a more progressive and people-oriented Europe. Member States must grasp this opportunity, PES President Sergei Stanishev stated during the extraordinary PES Presidency meeting today.

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25/05/2020 PES GAC: A successful recovery means looking beyond short-term measures

A fairer and more sustainable Europe will be the hallmark of a successful recovery, PES Europe ministers said today as they met by videoconference ahead of tomorrow’s GAC Council.

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20/05/2020 Social Europe Network: Supporting employment must be the priority as lockdown eases

Easing the lockdown must mark the start of a recovery focused on jobs and support for the digital and environmental transitions, European socialists and democrats said today as they met by videoconference.

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20/05/2020 PES Ministers for gender equality and women’s rights call for a feminist response to the COVID-19 crisis

Implementing gender equality must be a key priority for the COVID-19 recovery strategy, progressive gender equality ministers said today as they met with European Commissioner for Equality Helena Dalli.

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19/05/2020 PES: Teatri Kombëtar in Tirana should not be used for political purposes

The PES is following closely and with concern the developments in Tirana on the issue of the Teatri Kombëtar (New National Theatre).

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18/05/2020 PES President urges Commission to support cultural and creative industries

Ahead of an online meeting of Culture ministers tomorrow, the President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) has written to the President of the European Commission to urge her to put Europe’s cultural and creative industries at the core of the recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

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16/05/2020 PES condemns latest wave of arrests of legally elected mayors in Turkey

The Party of European Socialists (PES) is deeply concerned by reports that Turkish authorities have detained four democratically elected mayors from Halklarin Demokratik Partisi (HDP), an associate member of the PES.

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15/05/2020 IDAHOBIT 2020: Progressives are leading the fight for LGBTIQ equality

Socialists and social democrats from the Party of European Socialists (PES) are marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) (17 May) by strongly reaffirming their commitment to fighting discrimination in Europe and around the world.

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