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10/09/2021 PES Women highlights the plight of women in conflict and calls for international solidarity and action plan

Meeting online today, the PES Women Executive reiterated its condemnation of the situation in Afghanistan and the members expressed their full support for the country’s women and activists.

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06/09/2021 PES supports the efforts of Romanian Social Democrats to prevent further chaos in the country

The Party of the European Socialists is deeply concerned by political turbulence caused by the conservative government led by Prime Minister Florin Citu (PNL/EPP) and supports its member party PSD in the current situation in Romania.

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01/09/2021 Fit for 55: social democrats will ensure decarbonisation is just

The climate and environmental crisis must be addressed in a way that is socially just, leading to more social progress, better quality of life and increased wellbeing for all citizens across Europe, PES ministers said today.

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21/08/2021 Rainbow Rose and PES fly the flag for equality and diversity at WorldPride

Socialists and democrats proudly stand for LGBTIQ+ rights and equality, this was the message today as a joint Rainbow Rose and PES delegation took part in WorldPride in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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17/08/2021 PES Women: humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan calls for solidarity and immediate action to safeguard lives and rights of women and girls

With the rapid seizing of control by the Taliban in Afghanistan since May, and the city of Kabul last weekend, many lives are at risk. Safe passage out of the country for anyone in danger must be ensured. For those unable to escape, a dark future lies ahead, particularly for women and girls.

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12/08/2021 PES stands with Lewica against PiS attempt to undermine media freedom

The Party of European Socialists condemns Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party for its latest attempt to silence critical media. The PES stands with Lewica in opposition to the government’s new media law.

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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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