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08/06/2017 PES Transport Ministers: Commission “Mobility Package” must stop unfair competition and protect transport workers

PES Transport Ministers will fight for more fairness in the European transport market to stop social dumping in the sector.

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02/06/2017 PES calls Trump’s move irresponsible, encourages EU and other global players to implement Paris accords

The Party of European Socialists deeply regrets that president Trump will pull the United States out from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The PES considers Trump's decision to be highly irresponsible.

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01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights

Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.

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31/05/2017 PES issues warning against Commission proposal to phase out social electricity tariffs

Social electricity tariffs that protect poorer households from energy poverty should not be phased out until measures are in place to tackle the root causes of energy poverty, the Party of European Socialists has warned.

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30/05/2017 Environment and Climate Change Network: For an ambitious Energy Union that guarantees affordable prices and creates jobs

The Party of European Socialists will fight for an ambitious implementation of the Energy Union with a strong social dimension and the involvement of social partners.

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10/05/2017 Maltese election critical to protect human rights & equality

The Maltese general election on 3 June will be a critical vote to protect the country's world-leading work on human rights and equality, according to the president of PES LGBTI organisation Rainbow Rose.

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08/05/2017 PES President against ban of social electricity tariffs

Phasing out regulated energy prices could have unintended adverse effects on vulnerable and energy-poor households in Europe, warned Sergei Stanishev, president of the Party of European Socialists.

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21/04/2017 New refugee policy must reflect European solidarity

Tackling war, climate change and poverty that forces people to become refugees is an important step towards creating a safer world, PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber will tell an audience in Athens today.

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19/12/2016 PES welcomes proposals to make energy affordable for all

Europe's poorest households will benefit from Commission proposals to fight energy poverty, said PES President Sergei Stanishev.

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03/12/2016 PES Council 2016: Grassroots Involvement and a Strong Social Resolution

Flanked by social democrat prime ministers and party leaders across Europe and by hundreds of activists and supporters, PES president Sergei Stanishev declared a common determination to act to fix Europe.

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