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17/09/2020 Timmermans puts Europe on course for climate neutrality by 2050

The Party of European Socialists strongly welcomes the European Commission’s updated climate plans, outlined today by Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans.

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16/09/2020 SOTEU: S&D and PES presidents call for courageous and swift action to transform EU

Leaders of Europe’s socialist and democratic political family have today called on the European Commission to be bold and to act now to make the EU fairer and more sustainable.

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16/09/2020 Socialist and democrat policies are at the heart of the State of the Union – now it is time to act

Responding to today’s State of the Union, the Party of European Socialists welcomed the inclusion of key progressive policies in the Commission’s priorities for the year ahead, but warned it would remain vigilant to ensure they were implemented in full.

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16/07/2020 Socialists urge European Council to agree a strong, social and sustainable recovery deal

It is vital that the European Council backs an ambitious recovery strategy, socialist and democratic prime ministers, commissioners and leaders agreed in Brussels today.

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30/06/2020 PES: COVID crisis confirms the need for affordable and quality healthcare for all

Guaranteeing universal access to affordable and quality healthcare must be a priority for the EU, Europe’s socialist and democratic political family said as it adopted a healthcare declaration at a meeting of the PES Presidency.

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23/06/2020 #PESTalks: Socialists unified in push for fair and sustainable recovery

Europe’s recovery must be guided by the Pillar of Social Rights and propelled forward by the European Green Deal, the socialist and democratic family said today during a #PESTalks livestream.

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22/06/2020 PES Environment Ministerial: PES Environment Ministers united for a green recovery

After the presentation of the Recovery Strategy by the European Commission it is clear that the recovery will be sustainable and socially fair. Now it is time to implement the European Green Deal and support green growth on all levels around the European Union, PES Environment Ministers said today.

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18/06/2020 PES calls on EU Council to support fair and sustainable recovery plan

Tomorrow leaders must put Europe on course for a fair and sustainable recovery, prime ministers, commissioners and leaders from the socialists and democratic family said at a European Council preparatory meeting today.

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16/06/2020 PES ENVI Network: a strong European Green Deal will be the bedrock of the recovery

The EU must move to a sustainable and circular socio-economic system much faster - this is how Europe will revitalise following the COVID19 crisis, the PES ENVI Network said today following an exchange with, Diederik Samson, Head of Cabinet for Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans.

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04/05/2020 PES Finance and Transport Ministers call for green, social and sustainable transport sector

Progressive Finance and Transport Ministers today discussed with the European Commission Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans the strategic importance of supporting and transforming the transport sector as a key pillar of the European COVID-19 recovery strategy.

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