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24/05/2018 Financial and economic network calls for action to reform eurozone

Financial and economic experts from PES member parties, the S&D Group of the European Parliament, trade unions and civil society met today to discuss the deepening on the Economic and Monetary Union.

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14/05/2018 PES European affairs ministers call for balanced European budget

European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists today discussed the Commission's proposal for a European budget for the years 2021-2027.

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07/05/2018 Solidarity in Europe needs financial commitment after 2020

PES ministers in charge of cohesion policy have called for an appropriate level of investment following the Commission’s draft seven-year budget, which includes proposed cuts to cohesion funding after 2020.

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02/05/2018 Budget proposal prioritises youth but lacks ambition

Today the European Commission released its proposal for a European budget for the next seven years.

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28/04/2018 PES Finance Ministers call for new urgency to be given to deepening of the Eurozone

Finance Ministers from the PES family today called for renewed urgency to be given to negotiations for a reform and deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union during their meeting in Sofia.

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26/04/2018 Eurozone on the agenda for Bulgarian leaders

Senior politicians from Bulgaria are meeting in Sofia today at the initiative of PES president Sergei Stanishev to discuss the future of Bulgaria in the eurozone.

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23/04/2018 PES: EU-wide whistleblower protections are a major step forward

New proposals to strengthen whistleblower protections in the EU are most welcome and should be adopted as soon as possible to protect employees who have the courage to speak up in the public interest, says the PES.

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22/03/2018 PES and Progressive Alliance on a mission to Malaysia, call for fair elections

The Party of European Socialists is concerned about the lack of conditions for free and fair voting process in Malaysia in the light of upcoming national elections planned for August. A delegation of the Progressive Alliance, where the PES is represented, has visited Malaysia early this week on an observation mission.

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21/03/2018 PES welcomes Commission’s legislative proposal to tax digital companies

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes the European Commission's proposal to tax digital companies according to the profits generated in each country. This is a long-awaited improvement which will allow to fight tax avoidance from digital giants.

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20/03/2018 PES European Affairs Ministers prepare for the March European Council

European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists in a meeting today in preparation of the March European Council discussed digital taxation and the rule of law in Poland. They welcomed the Commission’s initiative to include social indicators in the European Semester and for paying closer attention to national tax regimes.

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