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18/06/2021 PES stands with LGBTIQ community against campaign to restrict rights in Hungary

The Party of European Socialists (PES) and its LGBTIQ organisation Rainbow Rose condemn a new law passed in Hungary’s parliament that bans gay people from being featured in school education materials and TV shows for children.

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18/06/2021 First progressive caucus sets priorities for the Future of Europe

Socialists and democrats from across the EU gathered in Strasbourg today to sketch out the path to a fairer and more sustainable Europe. Tomorrow, the plenary of the Conference on the Future of Europe will convene for the first time.

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16/06/2021 PES Social Europe Network hails introduction of European Child Guarantee

Flagship progressive policy which aims to eliminate child poverty is a milestone on the road to Social Europe, socialists and democrats said today as they welcomed the adoption of the European Child Guarantee. Now it is time to realise the rest of the Porto Social Commitment, the PES Social Europe Network insisted.

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15/06/2021 With Courage. For Europe. high-level conference: progressives to gather in Berlin

Europe's progressive political family - social democrats and socialists from across the European Union – are uniting in Berlin to present the progressive alternative for Europe and Germany.

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14/06/2021 PES ministers welcome NDICI-Global Europe instrument

PES ministers welcomed the entering into force of the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument - Global Europe (NDICI-Global Europe) today as they gathered to coordinate ahead of today’s informal video conference of foreign ministers on development.

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14/06/2021 European Child Guarantee: PES celebrates adoption of policy to eradicate child poverty

The Council of the EU today adopted the European Child Guarantee, successfully concluding years of campaigning for the policy by European socialists.

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14/06/2021 Socialist back stronger EU agencies to safeguard citizens’ health

The EU must begin increasing its preparedness for future cross-border health threats, ministers from the Party of European Socialists agreed today as they vowed to support the strengthening of European agencies such as the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

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11/06/2021 PES EPSCO: there can be no delay on delivering social summit commitments

The EU must accelerate its move towards a social Europe guided by the Porto Social Summit declaration, employment and social affairs ministers from the PES stated today as they met to coordinate ahead of the EPSCO Council meeting next week.

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09/06/2021 PES welcomes European Parliament report on the Biodiversity Strategy

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the adoption of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, following the vote in the European Parliament plenary session.

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08/06/2021 PES environment ministers back action for zero pollution

Socialists back the European Commission ambition of zero pollution for Europe’s air, water and soil, this was the conclusion of today’s videoconference meeting of PES environment ministers.

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