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16/12/2020 PES: recovery and MFF success brings hope for a better 2021

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the European Parliament’s endorsement of a recovery plan and Multiannual financial framework (MFF) which provides safeguards for the Rule of Law. The realisation of the European Council agreement from July puts the vital support progressives have been pushing for within reach.

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09/12/2020 Socialists from Europe's cities and regions join forces for the future of urban policy

Representatives of the Party of European Socialists yesterday led a discussion on a progressive agenda for sustainable cities with the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions.

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07/12/2020 Social Europe Network adopts plan to put citizens' wellbeing at the heart of policymaking

MEPs, representatives from PES member parties and organisations, trade unionists and civil society today endorsed a comprehensive policy document which aims to put wellbeing at the centre of society. This principle - the wellbeing of citizens - must be a guiding framework for European Union policy, the PES Social Europe Network (SEN) agreed today.

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03/12/2020 Europe’s progressives call for EPP and ECR to support democracy and prosperity for all Europeans

Member parties and organisations of the Party of European Socialists today jointly called on the European People’s Party and the European Conservatives and Reformists to take swift and decisive action to protect the Rule of Law, democracy, and the social and economic recovery of Europe.

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23/11/2020 EU must be a global leader on development, PES ministers reaffirm

Europe must live up to its potential as a driving force for a more just, equal and stable world. This was the conclusion as PES ministers for development met by videoconference today with European Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen.

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19/11/2020 PES Women publishes progressive blueprint to build a feminist economy for Europe

Building on the long-standing commitment of the PES family to close gender gaps in the labour market, PES Women has put forward detailed proposals for an economic system of equality that works for both women and men.

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16/11/2020 PES Financial and Economic Network: A fair recovery starts with tax justice

Now more than ever, Europe needs a progressive tax agenda - we need to change gears and address the social, environmental, and digital challenges of the future. This is what the PES Financial and Economic Network (FEN) underlined today during a videoconference.

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10/11/2020 PES welcomes agreement on MFF and recovery package

A fairer and more sustainable Europe is in sight, the Party of European Socialists said today as it welcomed the agreement on the next multiannual financial framework (MFF) and recovery package.

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06/11/2020 New budget mechanism is a victory for EU values

Sustained efforts by the Socialists and Democrats has ensured Rule of Law conditionality will be included in the Multiannual Financial Framework for the first time. This is a victory for the progressive fight to defend the EU’s fundamental values, the Party of European Socialists said today.

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28/10/2020 PES welcomes historic EU minimum wages proposal

We are one step closer to guaranteeing fair wages for all Europeans, the PES said today as it welcomed the EU Directive for adequate minimum wages put forward by European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit.

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