09/01/2017 PES condemns right-wing Maltese PN failure over outrageous 'Hitler' comments
Simon Busuttil, the leader of the Maltese Nationalist Party, has refused to pass comment after one of his leading parliamentary candidates described Adolf Hitler as a "very progressive" leader.
08/01/2017 European Socialists and Democrats mourn the loss of Mário Soares
European Socialists and Democrats will always remember Mário Soares - the father of democracy in Portugal and founder of the Portuguese Socialist Party, who passed away on 7 January 2017. In this sad moment, we pay tribute to his lifetime work, dedication to the public cause, to his political legacy and services rendered to the PS Portugal, to Socialist values, to Portugal and to Europe.
05/01/2017 PES welcomes Romania’s new socialist government
The Party of European Socialists welcomes Romania’s new Partidul Social Democrat government, led by prime minister Sorin Grindeanu.
22/12/2016 PES welcomes Sevil Shhaideh to be nominated as new Romanian PM
The Party of European Socialists welcomes the decision of our member party PSD for Sevil Shhaideh to be nominated as the next Romanian Prime Minister. If appointed, she will become the first woman head of government in Romania and also the first ever Muslim PM in the EU.
13/12/2016 PES encourages dialogue among all democratic forces in FYR Macedonia
The Party of European Socialists is concerned about evidence of fraud in the FYR Macedonia elections, and calls for a socialist-led dialogue among all democratic parties to find a better alternative for the country.
12/12/2016 PES congratulates Romanian socialists on election victory
05/12/2016 Austria makes a strong statement of solidarity - PES
The vote of the people of Austria for a strongly pro-European president is a decisive rejection of destructive far-right politics, according to the Party of European Socialists.
05/12/2016 PES acknowledges outcome of Italian Constitutional referendum
The Party of European Socialists acknowledges the result of the Italian constitutional referendum, where it had supported a 'yes' vote.
03/12/2016 PES Council 2016: Grassroots Involvement and a Strong Social Resolution
Flanked by social democrat prime ministers and party leaders across Europe and by hundreds of activists and supporters, PES president Sergei Stanishev declared a common determination to act to fix Europe.
02/12/2016 Socialist Leaders united in demand for action
Socialist and social democrats leaders from Europe came together in Prague in calls for urgent action at the end of day one of the 2016 PES Council.