13/09/2017 PES president: Europe is running out of chances to deliver for its citizens
Sergei Stanishev, president of the Party of European Socialists, welcomed President Juncker's commitment to European solidarity and democracy in today’s State of the Union address -- but highlighted the lack of significant progress in protecting social rights.
12/09/2017 PES president: Juncker’s State of the Union must prioritise social Europe
Sergei Stanishev, the president of the Party of European Socialists, wrote today to Jean-Claude Juncker to ask him finally to deliver on his promised ‘social triple A’ for Europe.
21/07/2017 PES Health ministers: we need stronger EU measures to tackle harmful use of alcohol
Progressive health ministers have called for more cooperation between Member States and at the EU level to deliver efficient policy responses to tackle harmful use of alcohol in Europe.
20/07/2017 EC report confirms need for strong support to Youth Guarantee
The European Commission's review on the Employment and Social Developments in Europe in 2017 published this week is a strong reminder of the need for a strong Youth Guarantee programme to help cope with the high youth unemployment.
19/07/2017 PES ministers determined to push for more Social Europe
The future of Europe must be more Social Europe, according to the PES Employment and Social Affairs ministers, who met in Tallinn on 19 July, before the informal council of ministers of the EU28.
10/07/2017 PES cohesion conference: Solidarity is a guarantee for EU future
Europe's social democrats call for a strengthened cohesion policy post-2020, focused on decent jobs, clean environment, investment in human capital and new technologies, a packed hall of conference delegates heard today.
30/06/2017 PES commends Malta for productive and progressive EU presidency
The Party of European Socialists commends Malta’s Partit Laburista government for its productive and progressive presidency of the Council of the EU since 1 January this year.
29/06/2017 PES cohesion conference to discuss solidarity in post-2020 funding
The first in a series of major conferences on EU policy will take place on Monday 10 July in Brussels, hosted by the Party of European Socialists.
22/06/2017 PES prime ministers: EU social dimension has been neglected for too long
Prime ministers from the Party of European Socialists called for an urgent action plan to give effect to recent declarations on the European pillar of social rights when they met to prepare common positions for the European Council meeting this afternoon.
20/06/2017 Progressive Ministers for European Affairs demand a specific Action Plan on the implementation of Social Europe
European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists discussed the lack of any reference to social policy at the upcoming European Council during their meeting in Luxembourg on 20 June. Ministers agreed that a clear schedule for implementing the elements of the EU Social Pillar is crucial.