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10/03/2020 Electoral reform agreement is positive sign for Georgia

The PES strongly welcomes the agreement on electoral reform reached by the majority and opposition in Georgia. The cross-party deal sets out the rules for Georgia’s October 2020 elections.

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08/03/2020 International Women’s Day 2020: Feminists united for generation equality

On International Women's Day PES Women joins the global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and we echo calls for action to accelerate gender equality.

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05/03/2020 PES Women and PES welcome Gender Equality Strategy

PES Women and the Party of European Socialists strongly welcome the publication of the EU Gender Equality Strategy today.

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05/03/2020 PES Environment Ministerial: real climate action is the answer

After the presentation of the European Green Deal in December 2020, now is the time for ambitious proposals which create real change, PES Environment Ministers said today at a meeting in Brussels.

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28/02/2020 PES Women: the gender pay gap is not a game

Today, at a statutory meeting in Brussels, PES Women presented its campaign to raise awareness of pay discrimination in the European Union: Gender Pay Gap - Not a Game.

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25/02/2020 Gentiloni and progressive ministers map out new growth model for Europe

European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni today met with Europe ministers from the PES to discuss the path towards a new growth model for Europe.

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25/02/2020 Accession negotiations for North Macedonia and Albania must start without delay

The revised enlargement process must finally open the door for the accession negotiation with countries that meet the criteria, ministers from the progressive political family said this morning at a meeting in Brussels.

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24/02/2020 PES: Banning a far-right rally in Sofia is the appropriate action by the Bulgarian authorities

For the first time in 17 years, the torch procession commemorating a nazi Bulgarian general from the WWII period was cancelled.  

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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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