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30/11/2018 Use cohesion policy to promote solidarity, PES Ministers urge

Future cohesion policy must promote solidarity across Europe, members of the PES Cohesion Ministerial group agreed today at a meeting in Brussels

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29/11/2018 EU must pursue a just transition and the most ambition path to long-term climate vision

The PES welcomes the European Commission report A Clean Planet for All, which outlines its strategic long-term vision for a just transition to a green economy.

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27/11/2018 The PES backs progressive Zourabishvili to become President of Georgia

The PES extend its full support to its Georgian sister-party Georgian Dream in backing Salome Zourabishvili to become the President of Georgia in the second round of its presidential election tomorrow (28 November).

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23/11/2018 Violence against women is costing us our democracy

Speaking ahead of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), PES Women has warned harassment and violence directed at women in politics is undermining democracy.

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22/11/2018 PES calls for immediate release of Selahattin Demirtas after ECHR ruling, and welcomes statement by Federica Mogherini

The Party of European Socialists calls for the immediate release of the co-leader of its member party HDP, Selahattin Demirtas, after the European Court of Human Rights ordered the termination of his pre-trial detention.

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15/11/2018 One year on, we need action on the Pillar of Social Rights

The proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights last year signalled a clear change in the EU’s political course and placed social rights in the spotlight.

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12/11/2018 PES Europe Ministers call for greater respect for democracy

The Ministers of European affairs from PES member parties discussed the state of the rule of law in Europe at a meeting in Brussels this morning.

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08/11/2018 EPP and Weber craving for more power over EU

Following the election of Manfred Weber as the European Peoples Party Common Candidate, the Party of European Socialists (PES) welcomes him as the second contender entering the battle to become the next President of the European Commission.

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07/11/2018 PES Environment and Climate Change Network: Sustainability is the bedrock of socialist policies

PES member parties, MEPs, trade unions and civil society agreed today that sustainable development must form the backbone of all EU policies.

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07/11/2018 Democratic success in USA shows hope always triumphs over fear

The PES welcomes the midterm election result in the US, which has delivered a more diverse Congress than ever before.

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