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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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05/02/2020 Fiscal rules review must shift Europe towards new growth model

The PES strongly welcomes the Economic Governance Framework Review announced today by Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni. This will be a re-examination of the EU’s basic economic and fiscal rules, which impact member states’ budgets.

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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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03/10/2019 The EU economy is safe with Gentiloni

Commissioner-designate for the Economy, Paolo Gentiloni showed he has the skills and experience needed to successfully steward Europe’s economy through the next five years, the Party of European Socialists said today.

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10/09/2019 PES ready to work together with our Commissioners for progressive change

The Party of European Socialists is looking forward to a close cooperation with the new European Commission and its ten Commissioner-designates from the PES family.

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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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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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03/05/2019 OpEd: If Europe doesn’t care for the people, the people won’t care for Europe

Later this year member states will negotiate the EU’s budget for 2021-2027. It will be a complex, technical and (most likely) tortuous task. But, if we are going to get an agreement that allows Europe to thrive, member states need to appreciate the value – not just the price – of what’s being negotiated.

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26/02/2019 PES Financial and Economic Network discuss the creation of a Eurozone budget

Financial and economic experts from PES member parties, the S&D Group in the European Parliament, trade unions and civil society, met today to discuss the creation of a Eurozone Fiscal Capacity.

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