August 21, 2015 2:21 PM
Today the European Socialist and Democratic family is mourning one of its great figureheads. Egon Bahr, father of Ostpolitik, close confidante of SPD Chancellor Willy Brandt and former Federal Minister has died at the age of 93.
August 20, 2015 1:03 PM
CEE Network for Gender Equality is organizing its fourth Korčula School for Gender Equality, 29-30 August 2015 in Korčula, Croatia. This year’s topic of the School is “Transformative Politics – Women in Politics” focusing on the role of women and women’s forums in political parties on the center left.
Zita Gurmai, PES Women President, and Marije Laffeber, PES Deputy Secretary General, will participate in the debates.
August 06, 2015 11:11 PM
PES President Sergei Stanishev stated: "Today marks 10 years ago that former PES President Robin Cook sadly passed away. Robin was president from 2001-2004 and he played an important role in moving the PES forward as European political party. I first got to work with him in the late '90s. Robin was an extraordinary person and a brilliant debater — a true European whose ideas will stay close to us and whom we will always remember".
July 24, 2015 10:05 AM
Sergei Stanishev, the President of the Party of European Socialists has today called
for journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed to receive fair trials. The verdict on their retrial will be announced next Thursday 30 July.
July 20, 2015 4:33 PM
Reacting to this morning’s news of a suicide attack on a socialist youth gathering in Suruc in Southern Turkey Sergei Stanishev, Party of European Socialists (PES) President said:
‘The fact that a group of socialist young people in Turkey have been massacred as they prepared to volunteer in Syria, is so abominable that it is beyond belief.'