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19/12/2019 PES Environment Ministerial: 2020 must be the year of climate action

2019 was the year of wildfires, drought and flooding, 2020 must be the year of climate action, the Party of European Socialists (PES) environment ministerial meeting agreed today.

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12/12/2019 EU needs the funding to match ambitious progressive targets

Progressives will not stop in the fight for a more sustainable and just Europe, prime ministers, commissioners and leaders from the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today at a meeting in Brussels.

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11/12/2019 PES commends radical plan for sustainable EU

The Party of European Socialists welcomes Frans Timmermans’ European Green Deal, which delivers on the progressive promise to put sustainability at the top of the EU agenda.

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10/12/2019 COP25: Progressives look to sustainable new future for Europe

Europe can and must be a leader in the fight for a sustainable world, the Party of European Socialists said today as it convened a meeting of leading progressives at the COP25 in Madrid.

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10/12/2019 Europe needs strong financing for progressive, greener policies, PES EU ministers say

Europe needs a stronger focus on progressive policies that deliver growth and jobs for everyone and an ambitious European Green Deal that is both environmentally responsible and socially just, under the new EU Commission, EU ministers from the PES political family said today after a meeting in Brussels.

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10/09/2019 PES ready to work together with our Commissioners for progressive change

The Party of European Socialists is looking forward to a close cooperation with the new European Commission and its ten Commissioner-designates from the PES family.

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25/06/2019 Europe must do more on housing

More affordable homes will create a more cohesive Europe, Ministers from the PES said today as they threw their weight behind efforts to address the availability and cost of housing.

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22/05/2019 OpEd: It’s time for a social and sustainable Europe

In a few short days, voters will face a question: what kind of Europe do you want?

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21/05/2019 Progressive victory as Europe bins single use plastics

The PES welcomes today’s decision by EU affairs ministers to agree on rules that ban single use plastics.

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27/03/2019 Europe free from single use plastic in 2 years

The ban on single use plastics takes us one step closer to a sustainable Europe, the Party of European Socialists said today.

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