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19/07/2017 PES ministers determined to push for more Social Europe

The future of Europe must be more Social Europe, according to the PES Employment and Social Affairs ministers, who met in Tallinn on 19 July, before the informal council of ministers of the EU28.

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11/07/2017 PES Finance Ministers call for measures to reduce inequality

Finance ministers from the PES family today discussed measures for bridging social and economic inequalities and strengthening convergence in the EU.

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10/07/2017 PES cohesion conference: Solidarity is a guarantee for EU future

Europe's social democrats call for a strengthened cohesion policy post-2020, focused on decent jobs, clean environment, investment in human capital and new technologies, a packed hall of conference delegates heard today.

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04/07/2017 PES regrets watering down of legislative milestone on tax transparency by conservatives

The PES regrets that a right-wing coalition led by the European People's Party has weakened essential measures on EU tax transparency today in the European Parliament.

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30/06/2017 PES commends Malta for productive and progressive EU presidency

The Party of European Socialists commends Malta’s Partit Laburista government for its productive and progressive presidency of the Council of the EU since 1 January this year.

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29/06/2017 PES cohesion conference to discuss solidarity in post-2020 funding

The first in a series of major conferences on EU policy will take place on Monday 10 July in Brussels, hosted by the Party of European Socialists.

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28/06/2017 PES president Stanishev: Budget discussions must be ambitious and wide-ranging

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the European Commission's reflection paper published today on the future of the EU budget, and calls for an ambitious and wide-ranging discussion on how to adapt the budget to the needs of Europe’s citizens.

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22/06/2017 PES prime ministers: EU social dimension has been neglected for too long

Prime ministers from the Party of European Socialists called for an urgent action plan to give effect to recent declarations on the European pillar of social rights when they met to prepare common positions for the European Council meeting this afternoon.

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21/06/2017 PES hails new proposals to fight tax avoidance

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes further measures to tackle tax avoidance, as announced by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici today.

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01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights

Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.

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