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05/03/2020 PES Environment Ministerial: real climate action is the answer

After the presentation of the European Green Deal in December 2020, now is the time for ambitious proposals which create real change, PES Environment Ministers said today at a meeting in Brussels.

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20/02/2020 PES: MFF must ensure proper funding for greener, more social Europe, with strengthened Rule of Law

The European Council must reach an agreement that allows the EU to deliver on progressive priorities like the Green Deal, the European Pillar of Social Rights and to endorse the Rule of Law, the PES said at a European Council preparation meeting in Brussels today.

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07/02/2020 Progressives put pivotal change on the EU’s 2020 agenda, PES conferences and Congress will drive this change forward

Europe’s socialist and democratic political family discussed strategy, the next multiannual financial framework (MFF), its upcoming Congress and a series of conferences on its main priorities this year, at a PES Presidency meeting in Brussels today.

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30/01/2020 PES Social Europe Network convenes to support transformative Commission Work Programme

A group of 50 MEPs, representatives from PES member parties and organisations, trade unionists and civil society convened today to discuss action on three vital areas for EU citizens: social rights, housing, and wellbeing.

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30/01/2020 PES welcomes new Commission Work Programme that reflects core progressive priorities

The work programme for the first year of the new European Commission marks a major change for the EU which brings it much closer to the core priorities of the PES political family.

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19/12/2019 PES Environment Ministerial: 2020 must be the year of climate action

2019 was the year of wildfires, drought and flooding, 2020 must be the year of climate action, the Party of European Socialists (PES) environment ministerial meeting agreed today.

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12/12/2019 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 today at a meeting in Brussels.

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11/12/2019 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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10/12/2019 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 today as it convened a meeting of leading progressives at the COP25 in Madrid.

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10/12/2019 Europe needs strong financing for progressive, greener policies, PES EU ministers say

Europe needs a stronger focus on progressive policies that deliver growth and jobs for everyone and an ambitious European Green Deal that is both environmentally responsible and socially just, under the new EU Commission, EU ministers from the PES political family said today after a meeting in Brussels.

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