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29/08/2022 Chancellor Scholz’s vision for bigger, more coherent EU must inspire change

The European Union must follow the social democratic lead set out today by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, or risk falling behind in a changing world.

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12/08/2022 EU should not rush with tourism ban for Russian nationals

Any decision to shift focus from targeted to blanket sanctions must be agreed at the European Union level, with special attention paid to the potential consequences for Russian journalists, dissidents and families split between Russia and Europe. After implementing national-level tourism bans, some Member States are now calling for an EU-wide ban on visas for Russian tourists. Such a measure should be carefully evaluated.

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10/08/2022 PASOK wiretapping: Greek prime minister Mitsotakis must provide full account

When democracy and the rule of law in Europe are challenged from the shadows, citizens deserve a full explanation. The Party of European Socialists (PES) demands full transparency from Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis over political wiretapping scandal.

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21/07/2022 PES: The Democratic Party is the European anchor for Italy after the resignation of Draghi

The PES is deeply concerned about the political developments in Italy after the resignation of prime minister Mario Draghi.

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20/07/2022 PES welcomes EU energy preparedness plan

Europe must stand as one in the face of reduced gas supplies, European socialists said today after the European Commission announced proposals for ensuring stability if energy challenges arise in the coming months.

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13/07/2022 Registration opens for PES Women Annual Conference

PES Women – the organisation promoting gender equality and women's representation both inside and outside the Party of European Socialists (PES) – will hold its Annual Conference in Berlin on 13 October 2022.

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08/07/2022 PES profoundly shocked by killing of Shinzo Abe

The Party of European Socialists sends its condolences to the family of Shinzo Abe and the people of Japan.

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05/07/2022 PES supports European ambitions of Albania and North Macedonia

The PES strongly supports the European ambitions of Albania and North Macedonia. It is high time to advance the enlargement process.

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29/06/2022 Fit for 55: PES celebrates milestone on the way to climate-neutral EU

The Party of European Socialists (PES) welcomes the agreement of a Council of the European Union position on sweeping measures to combat climate change.

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29/06/2022 PES welcomes Vasco Alves Cordeiro as new Committee of the Regions President

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes Vasco Alves Cordeiro – from PES member party Partido Socialista – as the new head of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR).

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