22/08/2017 PES: Ignoring the far right once empowers them everywhere
The Party of European Socialists is deeply worried by the latest activities of far-right and neo-Nazi movements, including provocative behaviour and sometimes illegal activities in Europe and across the Atlantic.
28/07/2017 Supporting the European path of the young government in FYR of Macedonia
PES Deputy Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck is on an official PES visit to its associate member party SDSM in Skopje. He had meetings with the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and defence minister and member of PES presidency Radmila Šekerinska.
27/07/2017 PES welcomes Commission efforts to safeguard rule of law in Poland
The Party of European Socialists is pleased with the latest actions taken by the European Commission towards safeguarding the rule of law in Poland.
18/07/2017 PES talking about the future at the IUSY festival in Albania
The Party of European Socialists is taking part at this year festival of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY), in Jale, Albania.
13/07/2017 PES condemns Polish government’s attack on independence of Supreme Court
The Party of European Socialists condemns the latest attempt by the Polish government to control the nomination of judges of the Supreme Court, which in practice ends the democratic separation of power.
13/07/2017 PES congratulates Malta on approval of Marriage Equality Bill
The Party of European Socialists is very pleased about the approval of the Marriage Equality Bill in Malta, which has become the 15th country to legalise same-sex marriage. PES president Sergei Stanishev said: “Expanding rights is expanding democracy".
04/07/2017 PES delegation defending HDP co-chair is ejected from Ankara courthouse
A delegation of international observers from the Party of European Socialists has been turned away from a courtroom in Ankara, where the co-chair of PES member party Halkların Demokratik Partisi (People's Democratic Party, HDP) is due to stand trial on charges brought by the Turkish government.
30/06/2017 PES and Rainbow Rose welcome German vote, host major LGBTI conference in Madrid
The Party of European Socialists will have a strong presence at this weekend’s WorldPride celebrations in Madrid, not only playing a leading role in the parade itself but also organising a major conference on LGBTI activism on Friday 30 June.
26/06/2017 PES congratulates Albanian PS on great election victory
The Party of European Socialists congratulates its associate Albanian member party Partia Socialiste on its great result in the elections on Sunday.
25/06/2017 PES adopts LGBTI rights roadmap in run up to this week Madrid Worldpride
From 29 June – 1 July 2017 the Party of European Socialists together with its PES LGBTI network Rainbow Rose and PSOE will take part in the Worldpride and Europride in Madrid. In the run up the PES Presidency underlined the importance to strengthen LGBTI rights in EU legislation by adopting a roadmap.