Thursday, July 14, 2022
Equality for all

PES vision for an inclusive European society

An inclusive Europe, this is what progressives want to achieve. It is about all of us, about being part of a community. As Europeans, we must really transform migration – often perceived as a problem – into an opportunity. Successful integration and inclusion strengthens the economy, generates new jobs and helps maintain our welfare system. […]

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Thursday, June 16, 2022
For a sustainable future

Affordable and clean energy for all

We have been leading the way in increasing EU’s climate ambitions and on track to climate neutrality in a socially just way. Addressing the climate emergency was already our priority before the pandemic and the war in Ukraine but it has now become more urgent than ever.

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Monday, May 23, 2022
Equality for all

A New Model for Tax Justice in Europe: A shift to ensure fairness and sustainability

For us socialists and democrats, the message is clear: everyone – individuals and corporations – must contribute fairly to their tax obligations, and pay taxes where they generate their profits.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Equality for all

The European Child Guarantee: For a fair start in life

The idea that public services and institutions are the expression of social rights, rather than consumer services, is central to our socialist and social-democratic values. That is why we have pushed for the adoption of a European Child Guarantee, that protects child rights throughout the EU.

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
Equality for all

2021 PES Council Resolution

Today, Europe’s task is to create a sustainable, fair, socio-economic model, a green transition and democratic renewal. These must promote social justice, equality and strong welfare states, putting citizens at the heart of the EU. This resolution, adopted by the 2021 PES Council, sets out the progressive vision for the future of Europe

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Thursday, November 4, 2021
For a sustainable future

The Circular Economy

Europe’s economy is currently based on ‘take-make-consume-dispose’ model. It assumes that resources and energy are available and cheap. This publication sets out the PES policy proposals for a new model: the Circular Economy. It will deliver benefits for workers and citizens, create a stronger and more sustainable economy, and ensure our planet’s boundaries are respected.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Equality for all

PES Plan to overcome the Covid crisis

The COVID-19 crisis was an unexpected challenge that has put us to a test. Its dramatic effects led to a social, economic and health crisis. The PES family was fast to mobilise at different levels, with our leaders, prime ministers, ministers and commissioners leading the talks to advance an adequate European response. This is our […]

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Thursday, September 30, 2021
For stronger rights

The Rise of Telework: Risks, Opportunities and New Rights

The pandemic has made office work shift towards telework and the trend is likely to continue. We want to make sure that all workers’ rights are respected in all environments, including adequate compensation, the right to disconnect and the right to collective bargaining.

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
For stronger rights

For a Society of Wellbeing

Improving people’s wellbeing is the guiding principle of our political action. That is why we fight discrimination, marginalisation, and poverty, and promote strong welfare states in Europe. That is why we invest in healthcare, education and equal opportunities for all.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Equality for all

Progressive and Sustainable Cities

Cities and urban areas are home to 75% of the world´s population. We want liveable, sustainable cities, that are respectful with diversity, open, and secure. And we want cities that provide strong public services, and healthy public spaces, and that leave no-one behind.

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