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22/09/2022 PES stands in solidarity with Iranian women and men protesting for freedom and equality

The PES is shocked by the brutal suppression, by Iranian authorities, of peaceful nationwide protests that have erupted following the death of a woman arrested by Iran's so-called morality police.

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21/09/2022 Candidacy of Stefan Löfven for PES President validated by PES Statutory and Election Committee

Members of the PES Statutory and Election Committee have validated the candidacy of former Prime Minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven, to become the next President of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

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20/09/2022 Progressive Europe ministers will fight to shield vulnerable citizens from energy price crisis

Europe ministers from the Party of European Socialists will push the Czech Presidency to make progress towards a more resilient EU which protects vulnerable households and companies from rising energy costs, and other challenges. This was the commitment of progressive ministers meeting in Brussels today to coordinate ahead of the EU General Affairs Council.

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19/09/2022 Rainbow Rose, PES and Democratic Party together for EuroPride

Rainbow Rose, the Party of European Socialists (PES) and the Democratic Party of Serbia marched together at the EuroPride in Belgrade to support the Balkans LGBTI Community and anchor our values and principles as a progressive political family.

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15/09/2022 PES praises Andersson for progressive leadership in Sweden, warns EPP against far-right partnerships

The Party of European Socialists (PES) congratulates Magdalena Andersson and the Swedish Social Democrats (SAP) – a full member party of the PES – on their first-place position at the general election held on Sunday.

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15/09/2022 PES Women & Rainbow Rose: #ReclaimYourSpace in Serbia

PES Women – the PES member organisation fighting for gender equality – and Rainbow Rose – the LGBTIQ organisation of the PES – are present in Belgrade, Serbia, to urge women* and LGBTI people across Europe to reclaim their space.

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14/09/2022 Adoption of the Minimum Wages Directive, a socialist success!

European socialists today celebrate a great victory in their fight to ensure work pays across Europe after the European Parliament voted to greenlight new EU rules on minimum wages.

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07/09/2022 EU Care Strategy is a positive first step

The European Care Strategy unveiled today is an important step towards achieving the Social Pillar and improving care systems across Europe, for those who need care and carers alike.

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31/08/2022 PES saddened by the death of Mikhail Gorbachev, the man who ended the Cold War

The Party of European Socialists is deeply saddened by the death of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader who took down the Iron Curtain and made the democratisation of eastern Europe possible.

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30/08/2022 PES in Brazil in show of support for Lula

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – known as Lula - will deliver a more democratic and prosperous Brazil, European socialists said from São Paulo, Brazil.

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