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16/10/2018 Focus on local solutions to address migration challenges says PES network

Addressing the challenge of migration must start at a local level, the PES Migration & Integration Network agreed during its meeting in Brussels today.

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10/10/2018 PES regrets Austria’s decision to cancel EU employment and social Council

The Party of European Socialists deeply rejects the decision of the Austrian presidency of the EU to cancel the ministerial meeting on employment and social affairs, especially because of the pressing nature of the challenges ahead.

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08/10/2018 PES welcomes UN call for urgent climate action

The PES fully supports the conclusions of the scientists at the United Nations on the measures needed to slow down global warming.

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08/10/2018 PES: Romanian people proved they stand for equality

The Party of European Socialists is pleased that marriage equality will continue to be enshrined in the Romanian Constitution, after the referendum to amend it failed. The voter’s turnout of 21% was too low for the referendum to be valid.

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01/10/2018 PES hopes that Macedonian Parliament will respect the result of the referendum

The Party of European Socialists notes that an overwhelming majority of Macedonian voters said ‘yes’ to the European future of the country in yesterday’s referendum and expects Macedonian parliament to further work for it. Unfortunately, the referendum failed to meet the minimum participation of 50%. 

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30/09/2018 The European dream prevails in Italy

The Party of European Socialists is proud of its member the Democratic Party (PD) in Italy, which today managed to show to the populist government in Rome that democracy, freedom and European values are in the very heart of the citizens

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27/09/2018 Jeremy Corbyn and Sergey Stanishev discuss cooperation in Brussels

The leader of UK Labour Jeremy Corbyn and PES president Sergei Stanishev discussed cooperation between both organisations after they attended the inauguration ceremony of Jo Cox Square in central Brussels today.

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26/09/2018 PES with a significant presence at the Labour party annual conference in Liverpool

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24/09/2018 PES horrified by far-right surge in Italy

The Party of European Socialists denounces the emboldening of the far-right in Italy, as shown by the Lega’s defamation case against MEP Cécile Kyenge and by the aggression to MEP Eleonora Forenza and her assistant Antonio Perillo, who was hospitalized as a result.

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19/09/2018 PES Prime Ministers stand against the far-right

Prime ministers from the Party of European Socialists once again call for European solidarity and joined efforts on the topic of migration. At the PES preparation meeting for the informal summit in Salzburg today, the progressive leaders expressed their concern about the latest actions from the populist and far right coalitions and governments in Europe, who are trying to shift the debate back to false solutions.

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