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30/11/2017 PES ministers support job-rich and environmentally sustainable industrialisation

PES Competitiveness Ministers will work towards a job-rich and environmentally-friendly industrialisation of Europe, and a deepening of the European single market that protects workers and consumers.

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30/11/2017 PES Women: From gaining to owning power

Where does power lie? What is the true role of women in today’s society? In a world which too often puts women’s issues on the back burner, women are increasingly willing to stand up for and protect their rights — but why has this not yet translated into increased political engagement?

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30/11/2017 PES Council in Lisbon: busy schedule ahead for more than 600 participants

Delegates and activists assembled in Lisbon for their annual PES Council have a packed schedule of debates, workshops, meetings and training sessions under the title 'Progressive Renewal: Europe'.

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27/11/2017 PES Council in Lisbon to decide on common candidate & debate future of Europe

Socialists and democrats from around Europe are preparing to gather in Lisbon for the PES Council on 1–2 December, where they will adopt a strong resolution on the future of Europe and decide on the process for choosing a common candidate for the president of the European Commission in the 2019 European elections.

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24/11/2017 Latvian social democrats welcomed as 34th full member of PES

The Party of European Socialists has unanimously admitted the Latvian Social Democratic Party 'Concord' (Sociāldemokrātiskā Partija 'Saskaņa', SDPS) as its newest member party.

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23/11/2017 PES welcomes wage growth commitment in European semester, urges implementing action

The Party of European Socialists has responded to the European Commission's Autumn Package for the European Semester by welcoming its reference to the European pillar of social rights, especially the commitment to decent wages.

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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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