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04/06/2020 EU must work for a safe recovery of the tourism sector

The European Union must use its unique position to safely restart the tourist season, protecting citizens and tourism workers and allowing safe air and cross-border movement between Member States, ministers from the PES said today at an inaugural tourism ministerial meeting.

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03/06/2020 EU must step up and lead on international cooperation

As other world-powers embrace nationalism and protectionism, the European Union must step up as a constructive, resilient, sustainable, multilateralist and feminist force, European progressives have said.

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02/06/2020 PES goes live on 3 June: why multilateralism matters and how feminism can change the world

Multilateralism, the role for the EU, and feminist foreign policy will all be on the agenda as European Commissioners, leaders, ministers and MEPs from the progressive political family convene for a livestream this week.

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29/05/2020 PES Women Gender Equality Network presents ‘A Feminist Economy for Europe’

A feminist economy is vital for any economic recovery and the only way to ensure women, in all their diversity, can live and work on equal terms with men, the PES Women Gender Equality Network said today.

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29/05/2020 PES, Trade Unions and NGOs consult and coordinate strategy for EU Recovery Plan

Organisations representing the people most affected by this crisis must play a central role in shaping the recovery, the PES stated today as it held a consultation with NGOs and trade unions.

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27/05/2020 PES: The recovery cannot wait, Member States must put EU plan into action

The European Commission recovery plan announced today is a historic opportunity to kickstart the reconstruction of the Union and move towards a more progressive and people-oriented Europe. Member States must grasp this opportunity, PES President Sergei Stanishev stated during the extraordinary PES Presidency meeting today.

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25/05/2020 PES GAC: A successful recovery means looking beyond short-term measures

A fairer and more sustainable Europe will be the hallmark of a successful recovery, PES Europe ministers said today as they met by videoconference ahead of tomorrow’s GAC Council.

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20/05/2020 Social Europe Network: Supporting employment must be the priority as lockdown eases

Easing the lockdown must mark the start of a recovery focused on jobs and support for the digital and environmental transitions, European socialists and democrats said today as they met by videoconference.

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20/05/2020 PES Ministers for gender equality and women’s rights call for a feminist response to the COVID-19 crisis

Implementing gender equality must be a key priority for the COVID-19 recovery strategy, progressive gender equality ministers said today as they met with European Commissioner for Equality Helena Dalli.

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19/05/2020 PES: Teatri Kombëtar in Tirana should not be used for political purposes

The PES is following closely and with concern the developments in Tirana on the issue of the Teatri Kombëtar (New National Theatre).

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