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18/05/2021 PES hails adoption of new fund to ensure all workers and regions are included in the climate transition

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the final adoption by the European Parliament of the regulation establishing the Just Transition Fund (JTF), a key element of progressive efforts to guarantee that no workers and no regions are left behind as Europe transitions to a more sustainable future.

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17/05/2021 IDAHOBIT: socialists and democrats stand by the LGBTIQ community

The Party of European Socialists (PES) and its LGBTI organisation Rainbow Rose are today marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT) (17 May) by strongly reaffirming their commitment to fighting discrimination in Europe and around the world.

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12/05/2021 PES commends Spanish regulation that will protect riders

The Party of European Socialists fully supports the new regulation presented by the Spanish government requiring delivery platforms to recognise riders as employees.

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12/05/2021 Greater support for education and training needed in recovery plans, progressive education ministers say

After over a year of disruption for learners, the recovery must restore educational opportunities for all and support trainees and apprentices in Europe’s fragile economy, education ministers from the PES said today.

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11/05/2021 PES Women: the Istanbul Convention saves lives - 10 years on, it is more important than ever

The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, known as the Istanbul Convention, opened for signatures on 11 May 2011.

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11/05/2021 PES calls for de-escalation after Jerusalem clashes

The Party of European Socialists is deeply concerned by the surge of violence following the demolition of houses and threats of evictions of Palestinian families from East Jerusalem yesterday, and the protests and clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli police in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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07/05/2021 PES Europe ministers: it is time to make our Union more inclusive, more sustainable, and more equal

It is time to make our Union more inclusive, more sustainable, and more equal, PES Europe ministers said today as they met just days ahead of the inauguration of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

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07/05/2021 PES Women: it is time to deliver on gender equality for a truly Social Europe

Meeting online on the day of the EU Social Summit in Porto, the PES Women Statutory called on all EU leaders to put gender equality at the centre of their discussions and to advance equal rights and opportunities through the implementation of a Social Europe.

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07/05/2021 COVID-19 vaccine patents: scientific breakthroughs must benefit all

Waiving patents for COVID-19 vaccines can boost the rollout of shots to people in desperate need, PES President Sergei Stanishev said today as he welcomed the United States’ decision to back efforts to temporarily lift patent protections for coronavirus vaccines.

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06/05/2021 From Gothenburg to Porto: socialists set path to a fairer Europe

On the eve of the EU Social Summit in Porto, socialists and democrats gathered to set out an ambitious agenda for social rights.

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