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23/02/2017 Rainbow Rose discusses in Malta list of actions to advance LGBTI equality

A delegation of Rainbow Rose – the associate LGBTI network of the PES – discussed ways to push forward advances on LGBTI rights in Europe, under the leadership of Malta, currently holding the presidency of the EU. Under Malta’s Labour government, the country has experienced an impressive progression on LGBTI rights. Delegation members discussed how Malta’s Presidency can help spread these advances to other European Union member countries, as well as within the PES family.

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07/02/2017 Progressive ministers discuss Rome anniversary targets

Europe ministers from the Party of European Socialists discussed concrete policy proposals for making Europe more progressive.

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02/02/2017 Tribute to Etienne Tshisekedi

The Party of European Socialists pays tribute to the memory of Etienne Tshisekedi.

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01/02/2017 PES: President Ivanov must ask SDSM to form a government

The Party of European Socialists calls on the president of FRY Macedonia to give the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia (Социјалдемократски сојуз на Македонија, SDSM) the opportunity to form a government.

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29/01/2017 PES congratulates Benoît Hamon as Parti Socialiste’s presidential candidate

The Party of European Socialists warmly congratulates Benoît Hamon on his success in the second round of the French Parti Socialiste’s primaries for its presidential candidate.

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25/01/2017 PES: Schulz and Gabriel united to win German elections

We welcome the nomination of Martin Schulz as the German SPD's candidate for chancellor in the upcoming German elections.

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19/01/2017 PES pleased about Parliament’s strong commitment to social standards

We are pleased that the European Parliament has today (19 January) endorsed a strong position on the need for a European Pillar of social rights.

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17/01/2017 President Stanishev: We will fight against the new right coalition

A new right coalition was formed in the European Parliament after Antonio Tajani (EPP) became the new president of the European Parliament (EP). Tajine managed to prevail over the Socialists and Democrats candidate Gianni Pittella by receiving support from the liberals (ALDE) and the conservatives (ECR) during a head to head competition with Pittella.

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17/01/2017 PES: Tajani's presidency confirms austerity policy

The Party of European Socialists is very disappointed by the installation of Antonio Tajani as the new president of the European Parliament - putting the right-wing European People's Party (EPP) in control of all three main EU institutions.

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16/01/2017 PES: Constitutional change in Turkey is destroying the balance of power

The Party of European Socialists disapproves of the proposed constitutional changes in Turkey, inspired by Erdogan's party, which will be put to the vote for the second time in the coming days.

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