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27/09/2017 PES Social Europe Network calls for a European pillar of social rights now

Europe Needs a social turn, and the European pillar of social rights indicates the right direction. Its proclamation is essential for a Europe closer to its citizens.

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25/09/2017 Progressive Ministers for European Affairs defend European values and foster an ambitious agenda for Europe

European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists reaffirmed their commitment to defending the rule of law and respecting human rights in the EU, and welcomed the fact that this discussion will continue during the Estonian Presidency.

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15/09/2017 PES president & Commissioner discuss cohesion funding, future of Europe

PES president Sergei Stanishev met with Commissioner Corina Crețu in Strasbourg to discuss the future of cohesion funding and progress towards a more equal Europe, as well as the State of the Union address delivered earlier in the week.

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14/09/2017 PES: Youth Guarantee funding extension vital to fight unemployment

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the European Parliament's vote yesterday to provide an extension of funding for the hugely successful Youth Guarantee.

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13/09/2017 PES president: Europe is running out of chances to deliver for its citizens

Sergei Stanishev, president of the Party of European Socialists, welcomed President Juncker's commitment to European solidarity and democracy in today’s State of the Union address -- but highlighted the lack of significant progress in protecting social rights.

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12/09/2017 PES president: Juncker’s State of the Union must prioritise social Europe

Sergei Stanishev, the president of the Party of European Socialists, wrote today to Jean-Claude Juncker to ask him finally to deliver on his promised ‘social triple A’ for Europe.

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21/07/2017 PES Health ministers: we need stronger EU measures to tackle harmful use of alcohol

Progressive health ministers have called for more cooperation between Member States and at the EU level to deliver efficient policy responses to tackle harmful use of alcohol in Europe.

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20/07/2017 EC report confirms need for strong support to Youth Guarantee

The European Commission's review on the Employment and Social Developments in Europe in 2017 published this week is a strong reminder of the need for a strong Youth Guarantee programme to help cope with the high youth unemployment.

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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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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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