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20/02/2020 PES: MFF must ensure proper funding for greener, more social Europe, with strengthened Rule of Law

The European Council must reach an agreement that allows the EU to deliver on progressive priorities like the Green Deal, the European Pillar of Social Rights and to endorse the Rule of Law, the PES said at a European Council preparation meeting in Brussels today.

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20/02/2020 EU must support education mobility

Europe must invest in education and training in a way which supports European cohesion and convergence, this was the conclusion of a meeting of Socialists and Democrat Education Ministers in Brussels today.

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17/02/2020 MFF must provide proper funding to realise Green Deal potential and social well-being

Agreement on the MFF must keep guard over our shared values and include proper funding for Europe’s growth strategy, the European Green Deal, and social progress, ministers from the progressive political family said this afternoon at a meeting in Brussels.  

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07/02/2020 Progressives put pivotal change on the EU’s 2020 agenda, PES conferences and Congress will drive this change forward

Europe’s socialist and democratic political family discussed strategy, the next multiannual financial framework (MFF), its upcoming Congress and a series of conferences on its main priorities this year, at a PES Presidency meeting in Brussels today.

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30/01/2020 PES Social Europe Network convenes to support transformative Commission Work Programme

A group of 50 MEPs, representatives from PES member parties and organisations, trade unionists and civil society convened today to discuss action on three vital areas for EU citizens: social rights, housing, and wellbeing.

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30/01/2020 PES welcomes new Commission Work Programme that reflects core progressive priorities

The work programme for the first year of the new European Commission marks a major change for the EU which brings it much closer to the core priorities of the PES political family.

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14/01/2020 Commissioner Nicolas Schmit takes steps to deliver on PES campaign promises for decent wages and strong social rights

Today, Commissioner Nicolas Schmit outlined his plan to deliver on the PES campaign promise of decent minimum wages across Europe and full protection of social rights.

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10/12/2019 COP25: Progressives look to sustainable new future for Europe

Europe can and must be a leader in the fight for a sustainable world, the Party of European Socialists said today as it convened a meeting of leading progressives at the COP25 in Madrid.

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10/12/2019 Europe needs strong financing for progressive, greener policies, PES EU ministers say

Europe needs a stronger focus on progressive policies that deliver growth and jobs for everyone and an ambitious European Green Deal that is both environmentally responsible and socially just, under the new EU Commission, EU ministers from the PES political family said today after a meeting in Brussels.

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10/12/2019 PES Employment ministers: “No child left behind”

It is time to make the European Child Guarantee a reality. That was the message when PES ministers met today ahead of the EPSCO Council in Brussels.

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