PES Documents

13-10-2017 Make the EU Mobility Package a real opportunity to create a fairer European road transport sector - Ministers' Declaration


Make the EU Mobility Package a real opportunity to create a fairer European road transport sector - Declaration of PES Transport Ministers, October 2017

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01-09-2017 Workers’ rights and social protection in the digital economy - brochure


The digital economy is transforming our societies and profoundly modifying social and economic interactions - ordering services through a phone application is now commonplace. But, a teenager on a bike is not an entrepreneur, nor is a mother of four, driving people through the city after her day-job just to make ends meet. This brochure explores the digital economy and its impact on social protections and the labour market and puts forward proposals to ensure technological progress supports social progress.


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16-06-2017 PES LGBTI Roadmap - Roadmap adopted by the Presidency


As the leading party of progressives in Europe, the Party of European Socialists put together an LGBTI roadmap that highlights ways we can protect human rights of LGBTI people in EU legislation and at national level.

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31-05-2017 For a fair penalties system - Declaration by PES Justice Ministers


In a European Union which faces challenges around adherence to the Rule of Law, this declaration reaffirms the PES’s commitment to fundamental rights and the guarantee of equal justice for all citizens. It contributes to the debate over the function of penalties in judicial courts and proposes progressive actions around prevention and rehabilitation processes, in order to guarantee a just, harmonious and inclusive society.

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03-12-2016 Saving Europe: for Youth and Progress - Council Declaration


The PES wants the life of tomorrow to be better and brighter to that of today. To do so, we must fight inequality and discrimination, and protect our European values.

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14-11-2016 The need of a stronger European Union in challenging times - Ministers' Declaration


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12-10-2016 Ensuring the Youth guarantee is a European success story - Ministers' Declaration


PES EPSCO Ministers adopted a declaration calling for the Youth Guarantee to be accessible to every young European. Our political family fights for the Youth Guarantee to become a permanent feature of EU employment policies and a central component of the European Social Model.

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12-07-2016 Open letter to Commission President Juncker and Commissioner Thyssen on extension of Youth Guarantee


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07-07-2016 Ten Points to Tackle the Refugee Challenges, PES Leaders Declaration


An estimated 362,000 refugees and migrants risked their lives crossing the Mediterranean Sea in 2016. PES Leaders and PES Presidency Members agreed on 10 policy priorities to tackle this humanitarian crisis.

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22-04-2016 European Solidarity against Terrorism - PES Presidency Declaration


In the wake of terror attacks across Europe and the globe, this declaration adopted by the PES Presidency strongly condemns all violence and calls for these crimes to be dealt with accordingly. We reaffirm the commitment of our political family to work at every level to fight against terrorism and radicalisation, to promote education, and to discuss integration and inclusive policies.

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