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29/10/2020 PES ENVI Network: EU must not compromise on green future

An ambitious European Climate Law must be brought into force, the PES Environment, Climate Change & Energy Network said today.

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28/10/2020 PES welcomes historic EU minimum wages proposal

We are one step closer to guaranteeing fair wages for all Europeans, the PES said today as it welcomed the EU Directive for adequate minimum wages put forward by European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit.

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27/10/2020 PES Social Europe Network: it is time for fair minimum wages in the EU

The EU can and must act to guarantee fair pay for all Europeans, socialist and democrats said today as they urged Member States and MEPs to support an EU framework directive for minimum wages when it is brought forward.

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26/10/2020 PES welcomes overwhelming majority to change Chilean constitution

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes the outcome of the referendum in Chile, where the great majority of the people voted in favour of drafting a new just and inclusive constitution.

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23/10/2020 PES Women: Gender equality policies cannot be put on hold amid COVID-19 pandemic

Meeting by videoconference, PES Women convened to discuss key issues to advance the gender equality agenda at European level and in Member States. PES Women representatives expressed their concerns not only about the growing backlash against women’s rights but also the lack of focus on the topic in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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22/10/2020 PES condemns stealthy abortion restriction in Poland

The Party of European Socialists deplores the ruling by the Polish Constitutional Court that abortion due to foetal defects is unconstitutional. This decision radically limits the rights of Polish women.

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21/10/2020 2021 Commission work programme: EU must deliver on progressive priorities to secure a recovery for all

Socialist and democratic Commissioners are continuing to fight for a fairer and more sustainable Europe for all, the Party of European Socialists said today as it welcomed the progressive priorities in the European Commission’s new work programme. Delivering on all these policies will be key to guaranteeing a recovery that leaves nobody behind.

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19/10/2020 PES congratulates Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand Labour on spectacular victory

The Party of European Socialists congratulates Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the New Zealand Labour Party on their spectacular result at the election on Saturday.

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16/10/2020 The Party of European Socialists united for swift recovery, respecting the Rule of Law

Representatives from PES member parties across Europe today urged Member States to deliver on the recovery without compromising on European values.

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15/10/2020 PES: EUCO must secure the recovery without compromising on European values

Socialists and democrats will today push for a swift conclusion to the MFF and the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), but we will not waver on our commitment to the Rule of Law. This was the conclusion as PES prime ministers, European commissioners and leaders met in Brussels this afternoon to coordinate ahead of the European Council.

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