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31/07/2021 The PES condemns the ethnic killing of entire Kurdish family in Central Turkey

The PES strongly condemns the armed assault against a private residence in Turkey, which took the lives of seven citizens last Friday. The attack, driven by ethnic hate against the Kurdish minority took place in the central Konya province in Turkey.

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22/07/2021 10 years on, PES remembers Oslo and Utøya terror attacks

The Party of European Socialists today stands in solidarity with its member party the Norwegian Labour Party, and all of Norway, in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist attacks on Oslo and Utøya island, that took place ten years ago.

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16/07/2021 PES environment ministers welcome Fit for 55 package

The Fit for 55 package is a solid launchpad for a socially just decarbonisation of Europe, progressive environment ministers said today as they welcomed the proposals and reaffirmed their commitment to a fair, climate neutral, future for the EU.

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14/07/2021 Fit for 55 package will lead to a more sustainable and socially fair future

The publication of the Fit for 55 package will enable the EU to reach its climate targets in a just and socially fair way, facilitating climate action founded on true European solidarity.

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12/07/2021 PES welcomes G20 finance ministers’ backing for landmark global tax deal

The Party of European Socialists strongly welcomes the decision by G20 finance ministers to back plans for a global corporate minimum tax rate.

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12/07/2021 Rainbow Rose holds online General Assembly

Earlier this month, Rainbow Rose met virtually for its annual General Assembly, the second time the event has been held online because of the pandemic. The LGBTIQ organisation of the PES took the decision so it could continue its important discussions about defending LGBTIQ rights in Europe whilst safeguarding health.

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06/07/2021 PES employment ministers reiterate call for fair wages for all

Every worker in Europe must have access to strengthened collective bargaining and adequate minimum wages, employment and social affairs ministers from the PES stated today as they pledged action to end exploitative low pay.

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01/07/2021 Turn progress on international taxation into concrete agreement, PES FEN urges

It is time to finally reform long outdated international tax rules, the Financial and Economic Network (FEN) of the Party of European Socialists (PES) stated today.

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30/06/2021 EU must be ambitious on climate action in the lead-up to COP26

Building on the momentum of the EU Climate Law, socialists are pushing the EU to embrace world-leading climate action. Ambitious EU laws and targets can be an example for the world to follow, European progressives agreed today.

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28/06/2021 Progressives call for strong European democracies with feminist values at heart

In the context of the high-level conference With Courage. For Europe. organised by the Party of European Socialist, the PES Presidency adopted a declaration underlining the importance of gender equality for European democracy.

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