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18/09/2020 PES Women: democratic, female leadership in Belarus can no longer be silenced

We stand with all the women leading the democratic opposition in Belarus, this was the conclusion today as PES Women Executive members exchanged with Belarusian activists on the protests and women’s rights in the country.

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17/09/2020 We hear you Belarus: PES welcomes European Parliament resolution

The Party of European Socialists strongly endorses the European Parliament’s decision to stand with the people of Belarus and their struggle for democracy.

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17/09/2020 Timmermans puts Europe on course for climate neutrality by 2050

The Party of European Socialists strongly welcomes the European Commission’s updated climate plans, outlined today by Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans.

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16/09/2020 SOTEU: S&D and PES presidents call for courageous and swift action to transform EU

Leaders of Europe’s socialist and democratic political family have today called on the European Commission to be bold and to act now to make the EU fairer and more sustainable.

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16/09/2020 Socialist and democrat policies are at the heart of the State of the Union – now it is time to act

Responding to today’s State of the Union, the Party of European Socialists welcomed the inclusion of key progressive policies in the Commission’s priorities for the year ahead, but warned it would remain vigilant to ensure they were implemented in full.

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10/09/2020 Moria fire: Europe must pull together and offer immediate help

We must not abandon people in need, the PES said today as it expressed its shock and sadness at the devasting fire at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.

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09/09/2020 Future-proofing the EU: PES welcomes Strategic Foresight Report

The Strategic Foresight Report published today by European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič is a welcome move towards a fairer, more sustainable and more resilient Europe, the Party of European Socialists has said.

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07/09/2020 New figures show urgent action needed to avoid another “lost generation”

Rapid action is needed to tackle growing youth unemployment, the PES said today as it warned new statistics show Europe risks creating a “lost generation”.

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05/09/2020 Social democrats call for societal reset

Only an economic and social reset will get Europe and the Netherlands out of this crisis, the social democratic family declared today at a Dutch Labour Party (PvdA) event.

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02/09/2020 Belarus: free and fair election is the only route through impasse says PES Foreign Policy Network

Socialists and democrats stand with the Belarusian people as they push for democracy. Europe must do everything it can to support the free and fair election they are demanding, the PES Foreign Policy Network agreed today.

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