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Progressive European Ministers discuss European progressive strategy

Progressive European Ministers discuss European progressive strategy

The European Ministers from the Party of European Socialists discussed how to push forward a progressive European agenda with concrete measures. The Ministers met in Paris on 14 November, upon invitation of Minister for European Affairs Harlem Désir, and discussed on accelerating economic growth, promoting social cohesion and creating a durable European approach to address the migration challenge.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Stanishev highlights importance of public investment in Helsinki

Stanishev highlights importance of public investment in Helsinki

PES President Sergei Stanishev underlined the importance of public investment in order to achieve fairer cities with improved housing and public transport at a joint conference on urban development, growth and welfare hosted by the PES and the Finnish Social Democratic Party (SDP) today in Helsinki.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
European Social Democrats leading change to a greener economy

European Social Democrats leading change to a greener economy

The Party of European Socialists and its Danish member party Socialdemokratiet have stressed the importance of leading the transformation to a greener economy during a conference in Copenhagen today. Our political family wants to learn from the broad and positive experience of the host country, Denmark.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Pillar of social rights to become the first step towards a real social

Pillar of social rights to become the first step towards a real social

The PES Social Europe Network chaired by French MEP Pervenche Berès discussed the Commission’s proposal for a European pillar of social rights with the aim to ensure this new initiative will actually balance economic freedoms with social rights in the European Union. The meeting took place in Brussels yesterday afternoon.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
Progressive Europe Ministers call to step up efforts for a more social Europe

Progressive Europe Ministers call to step up efforts for a more social Europe

The European Ministers from the Party of European Socialists have met in Brussels on 20th September to prepare for the General Affairs Council meeting and to follow up on the outcome of last week’s Bratislava Summit of the EU head of states.

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES leaders agreed to focus on EU social agenda after Brexit

PES leaders agreed to focus on EU social agenda after Brexit

The leaders of the Party of European Socialists discussed new ways forward for Europe after the Brexit vote and how to bring the EU back on the path of social justice. The meeting of the PES leaders took place in Bratislava ahead of the informal meeting of the 27 heads of state and government of the EU. The PES meeting was hosted by the Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico.

Employment, Social affairs, Health

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