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03/07/2020 Montenegro: PES welcomes historic vote approving life partnerships for same-sex couples

The Party of European Socialists and Rainbow Rose celebrate the landmark vote in favour of life partnerships for same-sex couples in Montenegro. Proposed and promoted by the governing Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS), and passed with votes from the Social Democratic Party (SDP), social democracy united to achieve progress and equality for the LGBTIQ community.

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02/07/2020 PES Social Europe Network welcomes Commissioner Schmit’s action on youth employment

Commissioner Schmit’s Youth Employment Support (YES) package is a positive move to support jobs for the next generation - a key priority for socialists and democrats - the PES Social Europe Network (SEN) said today as it welcomed the initiative.

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02/07/2020 PES tourism ministers’ declaration: a way forward to relaunch European tourism

Tourism ministers from Spain, Italy, Malta and Portugal today signed a joint declaration calling for a coordinated relaunch of European tourism which boosts the industry and guarantees the health and safety of tourists and local populations.

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01/07/2020 Youth Employment Support: Fighting youth unemployment is a priority for a fair and sustainable recovery

The Party of European Socialists (PES) warmly welcomes the Youth Employment Support package produced by Commissioner Nicolas Schmit and launched today by the European Commission.

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30/06/2020 PES: COVID crisis confirms the need for affordable and quality healthcare for all

Guaranteeing universal access to affordable and quality healthcare must be a priority for the EU, Europe’s socialist and democratic political family said as it adopted a healthcare declaration at a meeting of the PES Presidency.

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29/06/2020 PES welcomes socialist victories as PS deepens roots at French local elections

The PES heralds the results of the local elections in France, which have seen strong results for Parti Socialiste (PS).

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29/06/2020 Le PSE se réjouit des victoires socialistes, alors que le PS approfondi son ancrage local aux élections municipales

Le PSE salue les résultats des élections municipales en France, marqués par une belle performance du Parti socialiste (PS).

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26/06/2020 Presidency reaffirms fight against gender inequality and racism

The fight against discrimination was in focus at yesterday’s PES Presidency meeting, as Presidency members received a campaign update from PES Women and adopted a declaration reaffirming the socialist and democratic family’s commitment to the fight against racism.

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25/06/2020 PES declaration strongly urges the European Council to agree on an ambitious Recovery Plan for COVID-19

Meeting by videoconference, the PES Presidency today adopted a declaration calling for an ambitious Recovery Fund so the EU can overcome the COVID-19 crisis and move towards a green, social, digital, gender-equal, inclusive and sustainable future.

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24/06/2020 PES Foreign Policy Network condemns injustices in Turkey and discusses institutional racism in US and Europe

Justice must win out in the USA and Turkey, foreign affairs spokespersons, MEPs, MPs and key representatives from the progressive political family said today as they convened to discuss foreign policy.

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