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02/05/2020 PES on Labour Day: Reducing social impact, protecting jobs, and achieving sustainability should be at the core of recovery from COVID crisis

With Europe in lockdown the PES took Labour Day online with a livestream featuring a progressive prime minister, commissioners and leaders.

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19/02/2020 Europe must act together to strengthen pathways for labour migration

Our family is committed to creating more safe and regular channels for migration to help people in need of protection, to address labour market needs and skills shortages, and to maximise the benefits for the countries of origin, the PES-FEPS Migration & Integration Network meeting in Brussels said today.

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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 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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10/10/2019 PES statement on the killings in Halle, Germany

Following the act of terrorism yesterday in Halle, Germany, where two innocent victims were murdered by a far-right terrorist, the PES:

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02/10/2019 Ylva Johansson has the right approach on Home Affairs

The collaborative approach to Home Affairs emphasised by Sweden’s Commissioner-designate is the right path forward for the European Union, the Party of European Socialists (PES) 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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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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29/03/2019 PES closely monitoring situation in Romania

The PES has been closely monitoring the situation around the justice system reforms in Romania.

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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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