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02/07/2020 PES tourism ministers’ declaration: a way forward to relaunch European tourism

Tourism ministers from Spain, Italy, Malta and Portugal today signed a joint declaration calling for a coordinated relaunch of European tourism which boosts the industry and guarantees the health and safety of tourists and local populations.

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23/06/2020 #PESTalks: Socialists unified in push for fair and sustainable recovery

Europe’s recovery must be guided by the Pillar of Social Rights and propelled forward by the European Green Deal, the socialist and democratic family said today during a #PESTalks livestream.

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22/06/2020 PES President regrets US decision to pull out of digital tax talks

The US administration has decided to withdraw from OECD negotiations on creating international corporate taxation and has warned it will retaliate if European countries plan to go forward with taxing American firms such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple.

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18/06/2020 PES calls on EU Council to support fair and sustainable recovery plan

Tomorrow leaders must put Europe on course for a fair and sustainable recovery, prime ministers, commissioners and leaders from the socialists and democratic family said at a European Council preparatory meeting today.

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18/06/2020 PES President Sergei Stanishev regrets Mario Centeno’s resignation

Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno has announced he will be stepping down from government, as well as from his position as Eurogroup President.

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16/06/2020 Progressives urge swift agreement on recovery financing

Swift adoption of the recovery plan and the revamped MFF will be vital for our economies and our Union, PES Europe ministers agreed as they met by videoconference to coordinate ahead of today’s EU General Affairs Council.

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12/06/2020 PES culture ministers’ declaration calls on the EU to protect artists and performers

Europe must support its cultural and creative sectors with dedicated recovery funding, a joint declaration agreed today by PES Culture Ministers states.

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09/06/2020 An ambitious recovery plan is needed for Europe to thrive, FEN says

Recovery means transforming our future not going back to the past, the PES Financial and Economic Network (FEN) reiterated today as it backed an ambitious plan for Europe’s recovery.

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04/06/2020 EU must work for a safe recovery of the tourism sector

The European Union must use its unique position to safely restart the tourist season, protecting citizens and tourism workers and allowing safe air and cross-border movement between Member States, ministers from the PES said today at an inaugural tourism ministerial meeting.

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25/05/2020 PES GAC: A successful recovery means looking beyond short-term measures

A fairer and more sustainable Europe will be the hallmark of a successful recovery, PES Europe ministers said today as they met by videoconference ahead of tomorrow’s GAC Council.

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