13/12/2018 Orban’s Slavery Act proves EPP ignore human rights
The PES denounces the latest violations of workers’ rights and human rights in Hungary. Viktor Orban’s ‘Slavery Act’ is the latest sign the country is sliding towards authoritarianism.
11/12/2018 PES Europe Ministers welcome Frans Timmermans and call for balanced eurozone policies
The Ministers of European affairs discussed the progress achieved on the files with regards to the deepening of the economic and monetary union.
08/12/2018 Frans Timmermans launches campaign to become President of the European Commission in Lisbon
Frans Timmermans set out his vision for the future of Europe in an impassioned speech at the PES Congress in Lisbon today.
07/12/2018 PES will strengthen a weakened Europe, re-elected PES President Sergei Stanishev pledges
Delegates at the Party of European Socialists Congress in Lisbon have today re-elected Sergei Stanishev as the President of the party.
07/12/2018 Party of European Socialists set out ‘blueprint for better society’ ahead of European elections
The PES Congress in Lisbon today approved the policies which will underpin the PES’s campaign to win back Europe in May next year.
06/12/2018 Zita Gurmai re-elected PES Women President with pledge to strengthen women’s voices across Europe
PES Women will be at the forefront of the progressive battle to win the next European elections and strengthen women’s rights, the re-elected President of PES Women said today.
05/12/2018 The PES to train 15000 activists for European elections
The Party of European Socialists pledged today to organise the biggest progressive mobilisation ever for the European elections, as they launched a new training academy for activists.
05/12/2018 PES EPSCO Minister: time for the EU to show its social engagement
PES Employment and Social Affairs Ministers met on 5 December and outlined their priorities for a more social Europe, ahead of the EPSCO Council.
04/12/2018 PES welcomes 5.9 billion Euro of ESF + earmarked for the Child Guarantee
The PES welcomes the bold funding the European Parliament’s EMPL committee has put forward for the Child Guarantee.
30/11/2018 Values, programme and strategies on the agenda at Call to Europe event
PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber took part in a debate on Friday (30 November) in Krakow, Poland, alongside EU Commissioner Maros Sefčovič, the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Czech Republic Tomas Petricek, former President of Poland Aleksander Kwasniewski, and Zita Gurmai, President of PES Women.