• All workers should have transparent and predictable working conditions

    The provisional agreement on the Directive on Transparent and Predictable Working Conditions is a step in the right direction, the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today.

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  • 2019 election manifesto to be presented in Spain

    Progressive prime ministers, leaders and activists will come together with Frans Timmermans – the PES Common Candidate – in Madrid next month to set out the Party’s policy platform for the EU elections.

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  • PES welcomes the ratification of the Prespa agreement

    The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes today’s ratification of the Prespa agreement by the Greek parliament to bring a long-running dispute between Greece and FYR of Macedonia to an end.

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  • Frans Timmermans launches campaign to become President of the European Commission

    Frans Timmermans set out his vision for the future of Europe in an impassioned speech at the PES Congress in Lisbon.

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The crisis remains a bitter reality for many. As a result, the far right and populism are on the rise. It is time to push for reforms for a more progressive EU!

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PES Women is the PES organization that promotes gender equality and women’s representation. Find out more about our actions

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