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19/04/2022 ECEN: move to a sustainable future to address energy crisis for citizens

Actions to secure affordable and clean energy for all citizens were in focus at the PES Environment, Climate Change and Energy Network today.

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12/04/2022 Europe ministers condemn Russian actions in Ukraine and call for the respect of fundamental values in the EU

The annual dialogue on the rule of law must not duck tough questions on adherence to European values, progressive ministers cautioned today as they met in Luxembourg to exchange on key issues facing Europe ahead of the General Affairs Council (GAC).

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12/04/2022 Sergei Stanishev at the Polish border: everything must be done to help the Ukrainian people and recipient countries

People running for their lives, traumatised women and children, and the constant need to help those fleeing the war in Ukraine – this is what PES high-level representatives saw at the Polish-Ukrainian border today.

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11/04/2022 Financial and Economic Network: a stronger Union will deliver a stronger economy

A strengthened and more united Europe is the best remedy to economic uncertainty, stagnation fears and rising prices for citizens, the Financial and Economic Network of the Party of European Socialists declared today.

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08/04/2022 Ukraine war: PES Women call for urgent action against trafficking and sexual violence

Women and children stuck in Ukraine, as well as those fleeing the conflict, are facing multiple crises, PES Women Executive members warned today. Action to prevent gender-based violence, displacement, trafficking, and famine is urgently needed.

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07/04/2022 PES AGRI ministers: a sustainable and productive food system is a resilient and secure one

It is time to strengthen Europe’s food system so Putin’s war in Ukraine does not punish citizens, farmers, or Europe’s green future, socialist and democratic agriculture ministers said this morning in Luxembourg.

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29/03/2022 Migration and Integration Network: EU member states must plan safe and stable future for Ukrainian refugees

The new phase of Europe’s humanitarian response to the Ukraine war must deliver safety and long-term stability for refugees in the EU. This was the conclusion as progressives met today in the Migration and Integration Network of the Party of European Socialists.

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28/03/2022 Progressive health ministers pledge their full support to Ukrainians

Social democrats are working hard to ensure that refugees from Ukraine are able to access healthcare, including mental healthcare, in their host countries. This was discussed today by health ministers from the Party of European Socialists (PES).

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28/03/2022 PES welcomes social democratic victories in Malta and Germany

The PES welcomes overwhelming election victories for two member parties: the Labour Party of Malta and SPD Germany.

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22/03/2022 PES Europe ministers: EUCO must set path to a truly strategic Union

The European Council must lay the groundwork for a more strategic Europe, ministers from the Party of European Socialists said today as they met to coordinate ahead of the General Affairs Council.

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