10/07/2017 PES cohesion conference: Solidarity is a guarantee for EU future
Europe's social democrats call for a strengthened cohesion policy post-2020, focused on decent jobs, clean environment, investment in human capital and new technologies, a packed hall of conference delegates heard today.
04/07/2017 PES regrets watering down of legislative milestone on tax transparency by conservatives
The PES regrets that a right-wing coalition led by the European People's Party has weakened essential measures on EU tax transparency today in the European Parliament.
30/06/2017 PES commends Malta for productive and progressive EU presidency
The Party of European Socialists commends Malta’s Partit Laburista government for its productive and progressive presidency of the Council of the EU since 1 January this year.
29/06/2017 PES cohesion conference to discuss solidarity in post-2020 funding
The first in a series of major conferences on EU policy will take place on Monday 10 July in Brussels, hosted by the Party of European Socialists.
28/06/2017 PES president Stanishev: Budget discussions must be ambitious and wide-ranging
The Party of European Socialists welcomes the European Commission's reflection paper published today on the future of the EU budget, and calls for an ambitious and wide-ranging discussion on how to adapt the budget to the needs of Europe’s citizens.
22/06/2017 PES prime ministers: EU social dimension has been neglected for too long
Prime ministers from the Party of European Socialists called for an urgent action plan to give effect to recent declarations on the European pillar of social rights when they met to prepare common positions for the European Council meeting this afternoon.
21/06/2017 PES hails new proposals to fight tax avoidance
The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes further measures to tackle tax avoidance, as announced by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici today.
01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights
Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.
25/04/2017 PES responds to Commission on social Europe and EMU
The EU must reinvent itself to offer a better, social and sustainable Europe for all, the Party of European Socialists argues in an open letter to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.
08/04/2017 PES finance ministers discuss non-performing loans
Finance ministers from progressive parties around Europe met today in Malta to discuss the important issue of non-performing loans.