• Commissioner Nicolas Schmit takes steps to deliver on PES campaign promises

    Today, Commissioner Nicolas Schmit outlined his plan to deliver on the PES campaign promise of decent minimum wages across Europe and full protection of social rights.

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  • Pedro Sánchez to lead a new progressive coalition government in Spain

    The Party of European Socialists welcomes the election of the leader of PSOE Pedro Sánchez as prime minister of Spain, who will lead the new progressive coalition government of the country.

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  • 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 at a meeting in Brussels.

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  • 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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  • 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 as it convened a meeting of leading progressives at the COP25 in Madrid.

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Upcoming events

10/12/19  | PES General Affairs Ministerial meeting


10/12/19  | PES EPSCO ministerial meeting


10/12/19  | Open Dialogue on Climate Action, Madrid


10/12/19  | PES Extraordinary PES Environment, Climate & Energy Change Network - Madrid


12/12/19 - 12/12/19  | Pre-EU Council Meeting



18/12/19  | PES Environment ministerial meeting


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