May 22, 2015 1:56 PM
Progressive parties and organizations from all over the world came together on 22-23 May in Rotterdam to participate to the Conference “Gender Equality and Decent Work”. The event was organized by the Progressive Alliance, in cooperation with the PvdA (Labour Party, Netherlands) and the Party of European Socialists putting forward a concrete action plan on gender equality as well as combining debates with on the ground visits on the issue.
May 21, 2015 7:03 PM
Ahead of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, social democratic leaders met to discuss the agenda of the summit, talking about the precarious situation in the region and the relations between the EaP countries and the EU.
May 20, 2015 5:27 PM
The Party of European Socialists has today welcomed the European Parliament’s vote calling for the European Commission to make a new legislative proposal in order to unblock the discussions on the Maternity Leave directive.
May 18, 2015 10:23 PM
The European Affairs Ministers of the Party of European Socialists (PES) met today at the PES Headquarters in Brussels to prepare for the General Affairs Council meeting of 19 May 2015. The Ministers had the chance to discuss measures for strengthening the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) in light of the report to be presented in June by the Four Institutions Presidents, namely the President of the European Commission, the President of the European Council, the President of the Eurogroup, and the President of the European Central Bank on the same topic. The Ministers highlighted the need to deepen the integration of the Economic and Monetary Union, in particular by strengthening its social dimension, developing better coordination of fiscal policies, and reinforcing the existing banking union.
May 18, 2015 5:26 PM
On Sunday PES President Sergei Stanishev addressed a rally in Skopje for democracy and peace attended by large crowds of 50 – 60 thousand people.