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16/03/2021 Progressives set out vision for fair and sustainable cities

Progressive political leaders from all levels of government – local to European – tonight made the case for more progressive and sustainable cities.

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15/03/2021 PES EPSCO: Porto Summit must mark beginning of paradigm shift for the EU

PES Employment and Social Affairs ministers today praised the European Commission’s proactive approach on social and gender issues and called for the Porto Summit to cement this paradigm shift for the EU.

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12/03/2021 Europe declared LGBTIQ freedom zone

Progressive network Rainbow Rose welcomes important signal of tolerance as an antidote to recent examples of hatred across Europe.

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12/03/2021 Greener, smarter and more resilient – this is the recovery we must build, PES environment ministers say

An ambitious approach to the climate based on progressive values must be central to the recovery, PES environment ministers said today as they met by videoconference to discuss and coordinate.

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09/03/2021 PES welcomes the restitution of Lula’s political rights

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the decision of the Brazilian Supreme Court to restore the political rights of the former President of Brazil, Luiz-Inácio Da Silva, ‘Lula’. This paves the way for his potential candidacy in 2022.

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08/03/2021 International Women’s Day: it is time to #MakeHerCount

On International Women’s Day, PES Women brings together women on the coronavirus frontline and progressive leaders to call for a fair deal for women. It is time to #MakeHerCount.

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03/03/2021 Continued economic support is the right move for recovery

The Party of European Socialists today welcomes the continuing economic support announced by European Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni. This decision offers a vital lifeline for Member States as the coronavirus crisis continues to depress economy activity and drive-up fiscal spending.

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03/03/2021 PES welcomes European Commission proposals to fulfil Social Pillar

The Party of European Socialists today strongly welcomes a raft of European Commission proposals to open-up a social decade, which will realign Europe towards social fairness and sustainability.

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01/03/2021 High hopes for ambitious EU Social Action Plan

The Social Action Plan – due to be published by the European Commission on Wednesday – is an important milestone on the road to Social Europe. Expectation for the Plan are high – this is a golden chance to translate the Pillar’s principles into meaningful change for citizens, the Party of European Socialists said today.

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26/02/2021 PES Women Gender Equality Network spotlights need for gender sensitive COVID-19 recovery and European Pillar of Social Rights

Gender-sensitive national recovery and resilience plans, coupled with an ambitious EU Action Plan to deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights, are needed to recover from the pandemic and to boost gender equality. That was the message of the PES Women Gender Equality Network today.

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