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28/05/2018 PES warmly welcomes vote to end abortion ban in Ireland

Legal barriers denying women control over what happens to their own bodies have finally been removed in the Republic of Ireland, in an overwhelming referendum result warmly welcomed by the Party of European Socialists.

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25/05/2018 One year to the European elections: Progressive parties meet to coordinate 2019 election campaign

The Party of European Socialists today steps up its coordination of the 2019 European election campaign with an in-depth strategy and planning meeting for the top management of its member parties in Copenhagen.

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25/05/2018 PES: Company profits should be better shared with employees

Europe urgently needs political action to reverse widening inequality between wealthy shareholders and the workers and producers who generate value but see only a tiny proportion of corporate profits.

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24/05/2018 Financial and economic network calls for action to reform eurozone

Financial and economic experts from PES member parties, the S&D Group of the European Parliament, trade unions and civil society met today to discuss the deepening on the Economic and Monetary Union.

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22/05/2018 PES: Facebook must defend European elections from foreign interference

Mark Zuckerberg failed to assure the European Parliament that Facebook would not allow foreign interference during the European elections in 2019, says the Party of European Socialists after today's appearance of Facebook's CEO before the EP Conference of Presidents.

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17/05/2018 PES on IDAHOT: Fighting discrimination based on sexuality is at the core of what we stand for

Socialists and social democrats in the PES are marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia by strongly reaffirming their commitment to fighting discrimination around the world.

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16/05/2018 PES leaders call for stepping up of EU accession for Balkan countries

Meeting ahead of the EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, progressive prime ministers and party leaders called for increased EU engagement in support of the European integration of the region.

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14/05/2018 High-level working group finalises a progressive vision for Europe's future

A comprehensive and detailed policy document on a progressive future for Europe is being finalised by high-level representatives of the Party of European Socialists.

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14/05/2018 PES regrets the moving of U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

The PES regrets the moving of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem today. The move makes a political solution more difficult, not least because it is likely to trigger violence on the ground.

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14/05/2018 PES European affairs ministers call for balanced European budget

European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists today discussed the Commission's proposal for a European budget for the years 2021-2027.

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