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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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04/05/2021 Socialists to convene in Porto to set out ambitious agenda for Social Summit

On the eve of the Social Summit in Porto, the S&D Group and the PES will hold a hybrid conference focused on socialist and democrat priorities for the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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03/05/2021 Progressives urge EU to seize the moment and draw the path to a better future for Europe

Launching the socialist and democrat push to shape the Conference on the Future of Europe, leading PES figures, citizens and civil society today urged the EU to take bold action for the climate, social rights, and democracy.

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30/04/2021 Progressives to gather in Rome to kick-off debate on the future of Europe

Socialists and democrats are set to convene in the city which gave life to the European Economic Community, the forerunner of the European Union, 64 years ago – Rome – to begin the conversation on the direction of Europe’s future.

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30/04/2021 PES strongly rejects Russian sanctions on EU Parliament president and European officials

The Party of European Socialists strongly rejects the groundless sanctions on top EU and European officials taken by the Russian Federation today. These include measures against the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, as well as Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová and six other EU officials.

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29/04/2021 Young and old stand in solidarity for better health and care

Progressives of all ages today marked the European Day of Solidarity between Generations with a clear message: it is time to look after healthcare workers and guarantee affordable, accessible and high-quality care services for all.

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