PES Documents

25/06/2020 PES Presidency Declaration: Affordable and quality healthcare for all


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25/06/2020 PES Presidency Declaration: The PES stands strong against racism, xenophobia and discrimination

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25/06/2020 PES Presidency Declaration: Saving lives, saving jobs - PES strategy to contain and recover from the COVID-19 crisis

 

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12/06/2020 PES culture ministers’ declaration - EU must protect artists and performers

Europe must support its cultural and creative sectors with dedicated recovery funding. 
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27/05/2020 PES Presidency Declaration on European Commission's Recovery Plan announcement


The COVID19 strongly impacted the lives of every single European. In addition to hundreds of thousands of lives claimed by the pandemic, the European economy was severely damaged by the restrictions imposed in the fight against the virus. Since the beginning of the crisis, the PES has advocated for a strong recovery plan, with strong financial instruments to protect citizens and get the EU back on its feet. In this context, the PES Presidency welcomes the European Commission Next Generation EU plan of €750 billion to address and tackle the crisis. This is a historic moment and we believe that this plan must strengthen our social model as well as the green and digital transitions and must be based on our common European values

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09/05/2020 PES Presidency Declaration on Europe Day


Socialists and democrats from across Europe mark Europe Day (9 May) by agreeing a joint declaration on their shared progressive vision for Europe’s future. 

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25/03/2020 Letter to PES leaders - Covid-19 crisis : Europe needs an urgent Recovery Plan


By Sergei Stanishev

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16/03/2020 Open letter to the Eurogroup Ministers: "We call on the Eurogroup to adopt a far-reaching Economic Recovery Plan!"


By Sergei Stanishev (PES President), Iratxe García (President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament) and Christophe Rouillon (President of the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions)

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24/10/2019 Workers’ rights in the digital economy - Ministers' Declaration

Statement of PES Employment and Social Affairs Ministers, adopted at the PES meeting of Employment and Social Affairs Ministers of 24 October 2019 – Luxembourg

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21/06/2019 Adopted PES Women Statement for a feminist Europe 2019-2024

In the framework of PES Campaign for a feminist Europe, PES Women presented their Statement to European decision-makers, calling to put gender equality into practice during the 2019-2024 mandate. The statement points out the necessity of considering Gender Equality as one of the core values of the European Union; the urge of having a Europe representing woman and men equally and to put forward an ambitious Gender Equality Strategy in Europe.

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