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10/07/2019 Progressive commitments needed from the next Commission

The next European Commission must commit to progressive priorities, PES President Sergei Stanishev said today.

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03/07/2019 PES welcomes new progressive Parliament president

The PES welcomes the election of David-Maria Sassoli as the new president of the European Parliament.  

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27/06/2019 PES backs Frans Timmermans and Spitzenkandidat process

The Party of European Socialists today reiterates its firm commitment to the Spitzenkandidat process as the key democratic link between the voters of Europe, represented in the European Parliament, and the leadership of the European Commission.

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26/06/2019 Another Nordic country forms social democratic government

The Party of European Socialists warmly congratulates new Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen, and the Danish Social Democratic Party, on forming a new government.

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25/06/2019 Europe must do more on housing

More affordable homes will create a more cohesive Europe, Ministers from the PES said today as they threw their weight behind efforts to address the availability and cost of housing.

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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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24/06/2019 Opposition victory in Istanbul: a new hope for Turkey

The Party of the European Socialists is thrilled by the victory of the opposition in the re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election last Sunday.

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21/06/2019 New mandate must bring equality for women

Gender equality and parity within the institutions must be priorities for the next mandate, PES Women said today as it released a statement ‘Call for a feminist Europe’.

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20/06/2019 PES leaders: Frans Timmermans is the clear choice for Commission President

Frans Timmermans is the best candidate for President of the European Commission, with the skills, experience and ideas needed to rejuvenate Europe, Prime Ministers and leaders from the Party of European Socialists said today.

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18/06/2019 The PES strongly condemns Turkish gas exploration in Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone

The PES denounces attempts by Turkey to begin gas exploration in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone.

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