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18/12/2017 PES energy ministers support a progressive European energy agenda

Ahead of today's EU energy council, PES energy ministers met today to discuss a progressive agenda for Europe.

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14/12/2017 Progressive PMs will strengthen social agenda and EMU, praise PESCO

Genuine social and economic progress are finally within our grasp if Europe’s leaders are willing to give them the emphasis they deserve. This was the view of Party of European Socialists prime ministers at their coordination meeting ahead of the European Council today.

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13/12/2017 PES president addresses democratic procedures and Schengen in Strasbourg press conference

The PES family should be the flagship of democratic and transparent processes in the EU, including selecting candidates for the next president of the European Commission, said Sergei Stanishev in a media statement in Strasbourg on Wednesday.

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12/12/2017 Michael Roth: Long-awaited social agenda is essential for Europe

The General Affairs Council is meeting today in Brussels to prepare the agenda of the December European Council.

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08/12/2017 Pharmaceutical policy and affordable medicines on the PES agenda

Progressive health ministers today in Brussels discussed pharmaceutical policy in the EU and called on member states to ensure affordable access to safe medicinal products.

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07/12/2017 PES delegation in Turkey supports HDP co-chair in political trial

A delegation from the Party of European Socialists visited Turkey today to show solidarity to Selahattin Demirtas, co-chair of our Kurdish associate member party Halkların Demokratik Partisi (People's Democratic Party, HDP), as his hearing was held today in the Sincan prison outside Ankara.

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07/12/2017 PES ministers push for action plan to make pillar of social rights a reality

After the successful proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights thanks to the political push of Stefan Löfven, now is implementation time. This was the unanimous opinion of PES employment and social affairs ministers today.

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06/12/2017 PES concerned about Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

The PES is deeply concerned about Donald Trump's unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as the sole capital of Israel, and is worried about the peace process in the region.

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06/12/2017 PES and SPD discuss international cooperation at Berlin conference

High-level representatives from Europe’s progressive family met many guests from around the world at the international 'Renew Conference' in Berlin, co-hosted by PES and Germany's SPD.

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06/12/2017 PES welcomes Commission proposals for EMU

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the proposals for the development of the EMU presented today by the European Commission as an important step towards completing the Monetary Union.

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