09/06/2017 PES: Conservatives & populists routed as UK Labour celebrates spectacular election result
UK voters have rejected both Conservative opportunism and right-wing populism in a shock election result that has increased Labour’s vote share and fatally undermined the credibility of current prime minister Theresa May.
02/06/2017 PES calls Trump’s move irresponsible, encourages EU and other global players to implement Paris accords
The Party of European Socialists deeply regrets that president Trump will pull the United States out from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The PES considers Trump's decision to be highly irresponsible.
01/06/2017 PES congratulates the new Prime Minister of FYR of Macedonia Zoran Zaev
The Party of European Socialists warmly congratulates the new government of Macedonia led by our associate party SDSM.
19/05/2017 United Nations expert addresses first ever PES LGBTI Network
The PES's first ever high-level meeting on LGBTI took place today in the context of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
18/05/2017 PES wishes success to its Macedonian member party in forming a government
The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes President Ivanov of FYR of Macedonia's decision finally to ask Zoran Zaev, from our associate party SDSM, to form a government.
17/05/2017 Socialists reject homophobic violence, draw attention to ongoing Chechnyan crisis
The Party of European Socialists, including all its member and partner organisations, stands together in support of LGBTI rights and against homophobia and abuse.
17/05/2017 PES worried about extreme nationalists in the Bulgarian government
The Party of European Socialists is concerned that people who openly flaunt sympathies with Hitler’s Nazi memorabilia have been appointed to high-level positions in the newly formed government in Bulgaria.
16/05/2017 Progressive European ministers discuss fundamental values in Europe
European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists underlined the importance of European fundamental values and the need to protect democracy and fundamental rights in the EU in their meeting in Brussels on 16 May.
12/05/2017 PES representatives visit Palestine & Israel
Representatives of the Party of European Socialists returned this week from Palestine and Israel where they met with members of associate parties in the region.
07/05/2017 PES welcomes Macron, warns of challenges for France
The Party of European Socialists welcomes the election of Emmanuel Macron as the President of France, but expresses deep concern at the strong vote for far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.