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01/10/2019 Schmit proves he can deliver on jobs and social rights as Commissioner

Commissioner-designate Nicolas Schmit showed a strong progressive vision and a clear commitment to work for a more social and prosperous Europe as he faced a Parliamentary hearing today, the Party of European Socialists (PES) said.

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10/09/2019 PES ready to work together with our Commissioners for progressive change

The Party of European Socialists is looking forward to a close cooperation with the new European Commission and its ten Commissioner-designates from the PES family.

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25/06/2019 Europe must do more on housing

More affordable homes will create a more cohesive Europe, Ministers from the PES said today as they threw their weight behind efforts to address the availability and cost of housing.

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18/06/2019 New mandate is the momentum to transform Europe for the better

Progressive principles and policies must be at the centre of the next mandate, Ministers of European Affairs from the PES agreed today during their discussion on the next legislative term.

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13/06/2019 Let’s use the next five years to ensure protection for all workers

The upcoming mandate is the moment to finally ensure that all workers are properly protected, the Party of European Socialists said ahead of today’s Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO).

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21/05/2019 PES Europe Ministers support a real change in Europe ahead of the European election

Europe needs to turn away from conservative dominated institutions to ensure a progressive future, the Ministers of European Affairs from the PES agreed today during their discussion on the next legislative term. 

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16/04/2019 European Parliament backs key progressive policies in final plenary week

A green light for the European Labour Authority and new protections for workers are a welcome step for a more social Europe, but our work is not done the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today.

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09/04/2019 Social rights show progress, but a more ambitious Commission would have achieved more

Without progressives driving the social rights agenda, the Juncker Commission’s achievements would be even more modest, the Party of European Socialists said today.

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04/04/2019 SEN: We will build on progressive achievements as we continue our fight for equality

Progressives will keep pushing for policies which bring about a better life for all Europeans, the PES Social Europe Network (SEN) said today as it met for the last time during this European Parliamentary term.

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15/03/2019 PES EPSCO Ministers renew their call: It’s time for the Pillar of Social Rights to become a reality

Socialist ministers for employment and social affairs from around Europe met today ahead of the EPSCO Council to renew their call for a social Europe that improves the lives of all citizens.

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