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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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25/04/2017 PES responds to Commission on social Europe and EMU

The EU must reinvent itself to offer a better, social and sustainable Europe for all, the Party of European Socialists argues in an open letter to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

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08/04/2017 PES finance ministers discuss non-performing loans

Finance ministers from progressive parties around Europe met today in Malta to discuss the important issue of non-performing loans.

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31/03/2017 Malta's strong social measures paved the way for economic success

PES hails the fiscal success achieved by the Maltese Labour government of Joseph Muscat, which has turned the country's economy around in just four years –- and done so while also implementing unprecedented social measures.

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29/03/2017 PES Financial and Economic Network expects further reforms of the Economic and Monetary Union

Financial and economic experts from PES member parties, the S&D Group in the European Parliament, trade unions and progressive NGOs discussed key issues of economic and financial policy in Europe.

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