26/04/2019 If Europe doesn’t care for the people, the people won’t care for Europe - Ministers' Declaration
In the midst of intense negotiations around Europe’s budget for 2021-2027, PES European Affairs Ministers set out how the EU’s main financial tool can provide added value for citizens.
26/02/2019 Multiannual Financial Framework - Discussion paper Finance & Economy Network
The budget for the European Union determines the political priorities for the next seven years. It is one of the principal tools by which Europe’s current and long-term needs are addressed. This discussion paper outlines the state of play of the negotiations and how these may be progressed to achieve the PES’s vision for the future.
26/02/2019 Fiscal Justice in the Digital Sphere - Discussion paper Finance & Economy Network
This working paper explores how global tax rules can be rewritten to promote fiscal justice in the digital sphere. Specifically, this discussion paper assesses digital services taxes within the context of the ongoing debate around tax justice, the business models of firms operating in the digital economy, and tax avoidance and competition between states.
23/02/2019 PES Manifesto, 2019
The programme of the PES for the European elections 2019, organised around 6 main topics: Equality and Solidarity; Democracy and Human Rights; Environment and Sustainability; Youth and Future; Gender Equality; Asylum and Migration.
07/12/2018 Progressive economy, Congress Resolution
The European economy is showing sluggish signs of economic recovery. Tax evasion and fraud bite off national budgets. The protective fence of the euro is not yet complete. Outlining the main features of a New Social Contract for Europe, this Congress-adopted resolution sets out the employment and social agenda of the PES in the run-up to the 2019 European elections.
03/12/2018 A Progressive Vision for the Future of Europe - Conclusions of the High Level Working Group on the Future of Europe - Brochure
PES Leaders exchanged their views about overlapping crises we currently face in Europe. They came up with a series of conclusions about what kind of Europe we want for future generations and key priorities for a progressive Europe.
29/03/2017 Revising the fiscal rules of the Stability and Growth Pact - Discussion paper Finance & Economy Network
Are EU fiscal rules too rigid and complex? Could we revise them to help promote economic growth and investment? This discussion paper assesses European fiscal policy and puts forward options for renewing and revising EU rules for the benefit of all.