27/02/2018 PES General Affairs ministers discuss EU budget and rule of law in Poland
European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists in a meeting today in Brussels discussed the budget priorities of the EU 2020 and the state of the rule of law in Poland.
23/02/2018 PES prime ministers discuss Spitzenkandidat and long-term EU budget
Prime ministers and European Commissioners from Europe’s progressive family today restated their determination that the next President of the European Commission must not be appointed behind closed doors, but must instead be the candidate able to command majority support in the European Parliament following the 2019 elections.
21/02/2018 PES president explains progressive stance in 'jobs & digital economy' discussion
The PES is leading the fight to address the unwanted consequences of digitisation.
20/02/2018 PES pledges solidarity with imprisoned Turkish MPs
The Party of European Socialists stands with its friends and allies in Turkey in their fight for human rights and the rule of law, and against political oppression, PES secretary general Giacomo Filibeck told the congress of Halkların Demokratik Partisi (People's Democratic Party, HDP) last week.
19/02/2018 PES finance ministers call for a strong EU post-2020 budget of cohesion, investment and unity
Finance ministers from the PES family today discussed the political priorities of the EU Budget post-2020.
19/02/2018 PES welcomes Hamáček as new ČSSD chairman
The PES welcomes the election of Jan Hamáček as the new chairman of the Czech Social Democratic Party (Česká strana sociálně demokratická, ČSSD) at their party congress on Sunday.
08/02/2018 PES welcomes crackdown on fraudulent 'letterbox companies'
The Party of European Socialists has welcomed a court ruling which will help close legal loopholes allowing fraudulent companies to dodge their social security obligations.
06/02/2018 PES supports Commission’s new Western Balkan strategy
The PES welcomes the new Commission strategy adopted today on the Western Balkans' European prospects.
06/02/2018 PES: We created the Spitzenkandidat process, now we're fighting for it
The Party of European Socialists has pledged its strong support for the Spitzenkandidat process in 2019 and challenged other European political parties to follow suit.
06/02/2018 Philippines shouldn’t follow the path of isolation
The Party of European Socialists is concerned by the announcement of the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte that he will reject millions of EU development aid for ideological reasons. This would certainly result in unnecessary suffering for the worse off in the Philippines.