November 26, 2015 5:05 PM
Luis Miguel Díaz, Leader of one of the Venezuelan opposition parties ‘Acción Democratica’ in Guarico state, was shot dead last night during a campaign rally in Altagracia de Orituco, Venezuela. Less than two weeks before the parliamentary elections of 6 December, this is a serious act of electoral violence in addition to other attacks committed against opposition leaders in the past weeks.
November 26, 2015 10:35 AM
Energy Ministers of the Party of European Socialists (PES) met today in Brussels in preparation of the day’s Energy Council meeting. The Ministers also discussed the first State of the Energy Union with Maroš Šefčovič (PES), Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Energy Union.
November 25, 2015 6:11 PM
The Party of European Socialists has congratulated the socialist Antonio Costa who has been appointed the new Prime Minister of Portugal.
November 25, 2015 11:06 AM
The Party of European Socialists has today united women and men across Europe on the annual International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. With a shocking seven women a day still dying from male domestic violence, there is much still to be done to address this grave problem. Women and men from member parties, activists and members from across Europe have formed shapes of white ribbons – the international symbol of the day.
November 24, 2015 2:09 PM
At a vote in the European Parliament this morning the majority of MEPs approved the Socialist and Democrat group proposition to combat child poverty with a child guarantee. With child poverty at shockingly high levels - one in four children in Europe is at risk of poverty and social exclusion – the Party of European Socialists has welcomed the vote.
[Photo: Sergei Stanishev addresses the Socialist and Democrat-organised conference on a European Child Guarantee]