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PES welcomes proposals to make energy affordable for all

PES welcomes proposals to make energy affordable for all

Europe’s poorest households will benefit from Commission proposals to fight energy poverty, said PES President Sergei Stanishev.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES Ministers: Social Rights Must Prevail Over Economic Freedoms

PES Ministers: Social Rights Must Prevail Over Economic Freedoms

The meeting of Party of European Socialist ministers responsible for employment, and social affairs took place on Thursday 8 December, ahead of the full Council of Ministers later the same day.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Austria makes a strong statement of solidarity – PES

Austria makes a strong statement of solidarity – PES

The vote of the people of Austria for a strongly pro-European president is a decisive rejection of destructive far-right politics, according to the Party of European Socialists.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES Council 2016: Grassroots Involvement and a Strong Social Resolution

PES Council 2016: Grassroots Involvement and a Strong Social Resolution

Flanked by social democrat prime ministers and party leaders across Europe and by hundreds of activists and supporters, PES president Sergei Stanishev declared a common determination to act to fix Europe.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Sergei Stanishev Calls on Preserving Collective Bargaining and the Social Model in Greece

Sergei Stanishev Calls on Preserving Collective Bargaining and the Social Model in Greece

I have been following closely the development of the negotiations for reaching an agreement on Greece’s adjustment programme. I was greatly concerned to hear that certain fundamental social principles are being put into question, notably by the IMF, with discussions on collective bargaining, collective dismissals, and lockouts. This should be a top priority in the discussion of our PES ECOFIN ministers.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Stanishev: Socialists must fight for what they believe

Stanishev: Socialists must fight for what they believe

People have lost faith in the establishment – and they see socialists as part of that establishment, PES president Sergei Stanishev will tell a packed conference hall this afternoon.

Employment, Social affairs, Health

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