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PES Social Europe Network: Child Guarantee brings Social Europe one step closer

PES Social Europe Network: Child Guarantee brings Social Europe one step closer

The Child Guarantee is yet another success on the road to a fairer society for all, the PES Social Europe Network (SEN) said today. After the Social Action Plan, the pay transparency directive, and EASE, this progressive initiative is yet another step taken towards the Porto Summit and a strong Social Europe.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Child Guarantee: with one in five children living in poverty it is time for socialist initiative to become reality

Child Guarantee: with one in five children living in poverty it is time for socialist initiative to become reality

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament and the Party of European Socialists jointly welcome today’s Commission proposal for a Council Recommendation to establish the Child Guarantee, under the leadership of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES EPSCO: Porto Summit must mark beginning of paradigm shift for the EU

PES EPSCO: Porto Summit must mark beginning of paradigm shift for the EU

PES Employment and Social Affairs ministers today praised the European Commission’s proactive approach on social and gender issues and called for the Porto Summit to cement this paradigm shift for the EU.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES welcomes European Commission proposals to fulfil Social Pillar

PES welcomes European Commission proposals to fulfil Social Pillar

The Party of European Socialists today strongly welcomes a raft of European Commission proposals to open-up a social decade, which will realign Europe towards social fairness and sustainability.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES urges European Council to implement quick, efficient and fair vaccine rollout

PES urges European Council to implement quick, efficient and fair vaccine rollout

The EU must live up to citizens’ expectations on the rollout of vaccines, prime ministers, European Commissioners and leaders from the PES said this afternoon.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES EPSCO ministers’ joint declaration: Social Action Plan must spearhead shift to a more social, more sustainable, EU

PES EPSCO ministers’ joint declaration: Social Action Plan must spearhead shift to a more social, more sustainable, EU

It is time to put the Pillar of Social Rights fully into action to address the coronavirus crisis, give impetus to the European recovery and improve wellbeing for all, ministers from Portugal, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta and Sweden agreed today.

Employment, Social affairs, Health

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