September 30, 2014 4:51 PM
Today, 30 September, Agriculture Ministers from the PES family met ahead of an EU Agriculture Council for the first time. The Ministers welcomed the opportunity to improve their coordination and form common progressive positions ahead of the Council meetings.
September 30, 2014 10:19 AM
Today, representatives from progressive parties in Europe and Asia gathered to discuss common challenges ahead of the ASEM Summit taking place in Milan on 16 and 17 October. They agreed on a statement focusing on inclusive growth and quality jobs, climate change and human rights.
September 26, 2014 8:18 PM
The Party of European Socialists would like to call on online publication, Euractiv, to withdraw the story that gives a false impression of the upcoming PES congress in 2015.
September 24, 2014 11:05 AM
Party of European Socialists President, Sergei Stanishev has welcomed the scrapping of a controversial proposal by the conservative Spanish government to refuse the right to abortion. The Spanish Government u-turn comes after months of pressure from European and global women’s’ rights groups, including PES Women.
September 24, 2014 9:45 AM
Meeting in Milan today, Party of European Socialists (PES) Health Ministers have expressed concern at the decision by the European Commission to move its oversight for medicines from the Health to the Internal Market departments. Belgian deputy Prime Minister Laurette Onkelinx (speaking from Milan) said that when it came to medicines, economic interests should not outweigh health ones.