12/09/2017 PES president: Juncker’s State of the Union must prioritise social Europe
Sergei Stanishev, the president of the Party of European Socialists, wrote today to Jean-Claude Juncker to ask him finally to deliver on his promised ‘social triple A’ for Europe.
20/07/2017 EC report confirms need for strong support to Youth Guarantee
The European Commission's review on the Employment and Social Developments in Europe in 2017 published this week is a strong reminder of the need for a strong Youth Guarantee programme to help cope with the high youth unemployment.
19/07/2017 PES ministers determined to push for more Social Europe
The future of Europe must be more Social Europe, according to the PES Employment and Social Affairs ministers, who met in Tallinn on 19 July, before the informal council of ministers of the EU28.
11/07/2017 PES Finance Ministers call for measures to reduce inequality
Finance ministers from the PES family today discussed measures for bridging social and economic inequalities and strengthening convergence in the EU.
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.