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14/06/2022 Financial and Economic Network: Europe needs an economic governance framework that is fit for purpose

An economic governance framework that is fit for purpose is the best remedy to the current economic uncertainties, stagnation fears and rising prices for citizens, the Financial and Economic Network of the Party of European Socialists (PES) discussed today.

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13/06/2022 PES AGRI ministers: sustainability of food systems and food security are more important than ever

We need to support our citizens and farmers to ensure they overcome high prices, while not undermining the long-term objectives of creating a more resilient and sustainable food system, socialist and democratic agriculture ministers said this morning in Luxembourg.

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08/06/2022 PES celebrates agreement on women on boards Directive

Women are one step closer to claiming their rightful places in Europe’s corporate boardrooms – after 10 years of campaigning, the Party of European Socialists today celebrates the trilogue agreement on the gender balance on boards Directive, commonly known as the women on boards Directive.

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07/06/2022 Socialist success as deal reached on EU Directive for adequate minimum wages

After more than a decade of campaigning, the Party of European Socialists (PES) today strongly welcomes the trilogue agreement on the EU Directive on adequate minimum wages.

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03/06/2022 Ukraine: PES marks tragedy of 100 days of Russia’s brutal invasion

Today we sadly mark the first 100 days of the Russian invasion in Ukraine. Europe is facing its fastest refugee crisis since WWII. The war has shattered the lives of millions.

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02/06/2022 PES sends message of solidarity to HDP delegation in Brussels

Deputy Secretaries General of the Party of European Socialists, Giacomo Filibeck and Yonnec Polet, today met in Brussels with a HPD delegation chaired by Prof Mithat Sancar, Co-chair of HDP, an associate member of the PES.

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01/06/2022 PES welcomes EUCO endorsement for progressive energy plan

Support for REPowerEU from European heads of state or government is a positive step, but clear challenges for Europe remain following the European Council. The European Union must not allow conservatives to block progress, the Party of European Socialists warned today.

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23/05/2022 EUCO must show unity now and defend citizens, PES Europe ministers urge

Building on the solidarity shown at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, European leaders must continue to act together to defend Europeans from spiralling prices and strengthen European security. This was the message as Europe ministers from the Party of European Socialists (PES) met in Brussels today.

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23/05/2022 European Semester Spring Package: PES welcomes focus on green and sustainable recovery

The investments and progressive reforms contained in the European Semester Spring Package presented today will keep the European recovery on course, the Party of European Socialists said today.

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23/05/2022 Australia’s centre-left swings back into victory opening a new era of progress

After many years of conservative politics ruling Australia voters have finally had enough, booting out Scott Morrison’s scandal laden administration. The election of the Australian Labor Party’s Anthony Albanese has been welcomed by world leaders and civil society advocates who see this as the moment to achieve transformational change in the Indo-Pacific region on climate, trade, and a slew of issues.

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