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15/03/2019 New Zealand: We stand in solidarity against hatred

The Party of European Socialists is deeply saddened by the terrorist attack in New Zealand and sends its condolences to all affected. Our hearts and minds are with the loved ones of the victims.

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15/03/2019 PES EPSCO Ministers renew their call: It’s time for the Pillar of Social Rights to become a reality

Socialist ministers for employment and social affairs from around Europe met today ahead of the EPSCO Council to renew their call for a social Europe that improves the lives of all citizens.

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07/03/2019 Women deserve more: a progressive European Commission will protect and promote women’s rights

Today, on International Women’s Day, the PES stands up across Europe to promote women’s rights and fight inequality and discrimination.

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04/03/2019 Zingaretti will champion Italy and progressive politics across Europe

Nicola Zingaretti will stand up for Italy at a time when the country desperately needs a new direction, the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today as it welcomed his election as leader of Partito Democratico.

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27/02/2019 Women deserve more

Women deserve more, this was the message from PES Women as the group launched its 2019 Equal Pay Day campaign.

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26/02/2019 PES Financial and Economic Network discuss the creation of a Eurozone budget

Financial and economic experts from PES member parties, the S&D Group in the European Parliament, trade unions and civil society, met today to discuss the creation of a Eurozone Fiscal Capacity.

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23/02/2019 Frans Timmermans: #ItsTime for ‘A New Social Contract for Europe’

Frans Timmermans today pledged to radically rewrite Europe’s social contract, to transform the EU and to build a fair Europe for all, if he is elected as the next President of the European Commission.

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22/02/2019 #ItsTime: a Fair, Free and Sustainable Europe will rebuild citizens’ trust in the EU

This is our moment to rebuild citizens’ trust in the EU and secure a Fair, Free and Sustainable future for all, the Party of European Socialists (PES) declared today at the opening of its Election Congress.

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22/02/2019 Election Congress: PES reach milestone of 5000 activists trained

The Party of European Socialists is already a third of the way towards its goal of training 15000 activists for the European elections.

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20/02/2019 Stanishev rallies progressives ahead of Election Congress in Madrid

PES President Sergei Stanishev has written to the leaders of all PES member parties, urging them to come together to fight the European election campaign as a united, progressive force.

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