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24/06/2021 PES Women: equal representation of women in decision-making is crucial for strong European democracies

Ahead of the online debate ‘#MakeHerCount for Democracy’ in the context of the high-level conference “With Courage. For Europe.”, PES Women Statutory members met online today to discuss the importance of more inclusive and equal representation of women in all their diversity in European decision-making.

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24/06/2021 PES family welcomes progress on progressive drive for fair and sustainable recovery

A quicker, fairer and greener recovery is on the horizon, the Party of European Socialists’ EUCO preparation meeting agreed today as it welcomed the start of European Union approval for National Recovery Plans.

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23/06/2021 PES Migration and Integration Network: Europe must work together at all levels to guarantee truly inclusive societies

To fully grasp the opportunities, and meet the challenges, of integration in Europe, an approach that works at every level – from the EU to local communities – must become reality, the PES Migration and Integration Network stated today.

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22/06/2021 PES GAC: EU must not hesitate to use Article 7 to hold Member States accountable

The EU must not shy away from exerting maximum pressure on Member State governments that constantly violate the Rule of Law, Europe ministers from the Party of European Socialists (PES) stated today as they committed to defend European values.

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22/06/2021 PES supports the Spanish Government pardon to overcome the territorial crisis in Spain within the Constitutional order

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the courageous decision of the PSOE-led Government to foster the political dialogue with the approval of the pardon of the independentist leaders. This clear signal will help the Catalan and the Spanish society to heal from the political consequences of the illegal referendum in 2017, under the PP government.

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21/06/2021 PES President congratulates Roberto Gualtieri on Rome primaries win

The Democratic Party (PD) campaign to win Rome is off to a flying start, the President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today as he congratulated Roberto Gualtieri on becoming the PD mayoral candidate.

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18/06/2021 PES stands with LGBTIQ community against campaign to restrict rights in Hungary

The Party of European Socialists (PES) and its LGBTIQ organisation Rainbow Rose condemn a new law passed in Hungary’s parliament that bans gay people from being featured in school education materials and TV shows for children.

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18/06/2021 First progressive caucus sets priorities for the Future of Europe

Socialists and democrats from across the EU gathered in Strasbourg today to sketch out the path to a fairer and more sustainable Europe. Tomorrow, the plenary of the Conference on the Future of Europe will convene for the first time.

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16/06/2021 PES Social Europe Network hails introduction of European Child Guarantee

Flagship progressive policy which aims to eliminate child poverty is a milestone on the road to Social Europe, socialists and democrats said today as they welcomed the adoption of the European Child Guarantee. Now it is time to realise the rest of the Porto Social Commitment, the PES Social Europe Network insisted.

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15/06/2021 With Courage. For Europe. high-level conference: progressives to gather in Berlin

Europe's progressive political family - social democrats and socialists from across the European Union – are uniting in Berlin to present the progressive alternative for Europe and Germany.

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