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12/07/2021 PES welcomes G20 finance ministers’ backing for landmark global tax deal

The Party of European Socialists strongly welcomes the decision by G20 finance ministers to back plans for a global corporate minimum tax rate.

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12/07/2021 Rainbow Rose holds online General Assembly

Earlier this month, Rainbow Rose met virtually for its annual General Assembly, the second time the event has been held online because of the pandemic. The LGBTIQ organisation of the PES took the decision so it could continue its important discussions about defending LGBTIQ rights in Europe whilst safeguarding health.

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06/07/2021 PES employment ministers reiterate call for fair wages for all

Every worker in Europe must have access to strengthened collective bargaining and adequate minimum wages, employment and social affairs ministers from the PES stated today as they pledged action to end exploitative low pay.

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01/07/2021 Turn progress on international taxation into concrete agreement, PES FEN urges

It is time to finally reform long outdated international tax rules, the Financial and Economic Network (FEN) of the Party of European Socialists (PES) stated today.

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30/06/2021 EU must be ambitious on climate action in the lead-up to COP26

Building on the momentum of the EU Climate Law, socialists are pushing the EU to embrace world-leading climate action. Ambitious EU laws and targets can be an example for the world to follow, European progressives agreed today.

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28/06/2021 Progressives call for strong European democracies with feminist values at heart

In the context of the high-level conference With Courage. For Europe. organised by the Party of European Socialist, the PES Presidency adopted a declaration underlining the importance of gender equality for European democracy.

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28/06/2021 PES ministers welcome provisional agreement on CAP reform

It is time to get the negotiations on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) over the line and secure an agreement that both moves the EU closer to its climate neutral ambitions and delivers a fair future for farmers, socialist ministers said today.

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28/06/2021 PES ministers: gender equality must be high on EU agenda during second half of 2021

As Europe eases COVID-19 restrictions and the Conference on the Future of Europe gets under way, gender equality must be high on the EU agenda for the second half of 2021, PES ministers and state secretaries for gender equality agreed today.

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28/06/2021 #LoveWhereILive: progressives back LGBTIQ freedom cities and regions

LGBTIQ persons everywhere in Europe should enjoy the freedom to live and publicly express their sexual orientation and gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics without fear of intolerance, discrimination or persecution.

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26/06/2021 PES fights to put youth, fair taxation and social cohesion on the post-pandemic agenda

With positive signs that the coronavirus pandemic is easing, and with a European recovery fund now in place, Europe’s social democrats are moving their focus onto longer-term ambitions.

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