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12/09/2019 PES Migration and Integration Network calls for equal treatment of all children

The Party of European Socialists called for equal treatment of migrant children and native children alike, at a public conference co-hosted with our Maltese member party Partit Laburtista, at the National Museum of Archaeology in Valetta. PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber, the minister of home affairs of Malta, Dr Michael Farrugia, MEPs Miriam Dalli, Javier Moreno and Julie Ward – from the S&D group – and Ann Marie Pisani from the Agency for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers and Alfred Grixti from the Foundation for Social Welfare Services took part.

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11/09/2019 PES Migration and Integration calls for bigger efforts to protect and integrate children

The PES network on Migration and Integration called for ambitious integration programmes for migrant children and for a focus on children and their specific need for protection in European migration policies. The meeting will start today in Malta, hosted by Partit Laburista and will end tomorrow with a public conference.

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10/09/2019 PES ready to work together with our Commissioners for progressive change

The Party of European Socialists is looking forward to a close cooperation with the new European Commission and its ten Commissioner-designates from the PES family.

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03/09/2019 PES calls for the release of Selahattin Demirtas after Ankara court acquittal

The Party of European Socialists calls for the immediate release of Selahattin Demirtas, the former co-chair of our associate member party HDP, who was absolved of allegations of terrorism yesterday by a court in Ankara.

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29/08/2019 PES: Britain’s parliament suspension is a selfish act of Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson’s request to temporarily suspend the British Parliament is a blow to democracy and a selfish move that harms people in the UK, according to the Party of European Socialists.

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25/06/2019 PES saddened by death of former Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias

The Party of European Socialists mourns the passing of former Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias, who died on Friday at the age of 72.

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17/05/2019 PES stands against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

Our political family will never accept homophobia, biphobia or transphobia in our societies, the PES said today.

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04/04/2019 Turkish government must recognise local elections result

The Party of European Socialists urges the governing party AKP to accept the result of the Turkish local elections from Sunday.

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01/04/2019 PES welcomes the result of the democratic opposition in the Turkish local elections

The PES is thrilled by the strong results achieved by the Republican People's Party (Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi, CHP) in the local elections in Turkey and by all the democratic opposition.

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29/03/2019 PES closely monitoring situation in Romania

The PES has been closely monitoring the situation around the justice system reforms in Romania.

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