PES Documents

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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26/04/2019 If Europe doesn’t care for the people, the people won’t care for Europe - Ministers' Declaration

In the midst of intense negotiations around Europe’s budget for 2021-2027, PES European Affairs Ministers set out how the EU’s main financial tool can provide added value for citizens.

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26/02/2019 Multiannual Financial Framework - Discussion paper Finance & Economy Network

The budget for the European Union determines the political priorities for the next seven years. It is one of the principal tools by which Europe’s current and long-term needs are addressed. This discussion paper outlines the state of play of the negotiations and how these may be progressed to achieve the PES’s vision for the future.

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26/02/2019 Fiscal Justice in the Digital Sphere - Discussion paper Finance & Economy Network

This working paper explores how global tax rules can be rewritten to promote fiscal justice in the digital sphere. Specifically, this discussion paper assesses digital services taxes within the context of the ongoing debate around tax justice, the business models of firms operating in the digital economy, and tax avoidance and competition between states.

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23/02/2019 PES Manifesto, 2019

The programme of the PES for the European elections 2019, organised around 6 main topics: Equality and Solidarity; Democracy and Human Rights; Environment and Sustainability; Youth and Future; Gender Equality; Asylum and Migration.

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22/02/2019 Decisions taken by the PES Election Congress 2019

Decisions taken by the PES Election Congress, in Madrid, ahead of the European Elections of 2019

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04/01/2019 PES accounts 2018

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07/12/2018 For a fair, sustainable, peaceful and prosperous world, Congress Resolution

Resolution For a fair, sustainable, peaceful and prosperous world, adopted by the PES Congress in Lisbon, 7 December 2018.


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07/12/2018 PES Statutes

PES Statutes, 11th PES Congress, Lisbon, 7 December 2018

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