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13/03/2018 PES: Social fairness package fails to live up to promises

The long-awaited social fairness package published by the European Commission today falls short of what was promised in several key respects, the Party of European Socialists warns.

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13/03/2018 PES fully supports PD Italy in its renewal process

The Party of European Socialists stands ready to support the Italian Partito Democratico in the renewal process that will accompany the election of a new leader.

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13/03/2018 PES Gender Equality Ministers adopt statement on Istanbul Convention

On the eve of the EU gender equality ministers’ meeting, under the leadership of the Bulgarian Presidency at the 62nd UN Session of Commission on the Status of Women, PES gender equality ministers call on the Bulgarian Presidency to encourage all EU Member states to ratify the Istanbul Convention, and to ratify the document on behalf of the EU before handing over the presidency to Austria.

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12/03/2018 PES meets ECB president to urge sustainable and fair economic policy

PES president Sergei Stanishev met today with Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, to lay out the PES's priorities for economic convergence, quality jobs and wages, and the need for strong investment across Europe.

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12/03/2018 PES health ministers prioritise top quality healthcare for all

Providing the highest standards of public health for all Europeans is a priority, agreed health ministers from the PES political family.

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10/03/2018 EPP president should refrain from labelling Bulgarian socialists

The Party of the European Socialists is astonished at the remarks of the president of the European People's Party, Joseph Daul, addressed to the Bulgarian socialists.

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09/03/2018 PES to Juncker: Europe needs social protection

The Party of European Socialists yesterday asked the president of the European Commission to ensure that next week's 'Social Fairness Package' delivers adequate social protection measures.

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09/03/2018 PES & Progressive Alliance delegation meets Bernie Sanders, discusses inequalities

A joint delegation of the Progressive Alliance, in partnership with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Party of European Socialists, is in the US for a study visit from 5-10 March 2018.

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07/03/2018 PES thanks Gianni for strong leadership in European Parliament

The Party of European Socialists expresses its gratitude to Gianni Pittella for his strong leadership of the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament.

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06/03/2018 PES welcomes 'votes at 16' in Malta

The Party of European Socialists commends the government of Malta and PES member party Partit Laburista for their decision to lower the voting age to 16 for national parliamentary and European elections.

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