PES Documents

25/03/2020 Letter to PES leaders - Covid-19 crisis : Europe needs an urgent Recovery Plan


By Sergei Stanishev

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16/03/2020 Open letter to the Eurogroup Ministers: "We call on the Eurogroup to adopt a far-reaching Economic Recovery Plan!"


By Sergei Stanishev (PES President), Iratxe García (President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament) and Christophe Rouillon (President of the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions)

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24/10/2019 Workers’ rights in the digital economy - Ministers' Declaration

Statement of PES Employment and Social Affairs Ministers, adopted at the PES meeting of Employment and Social Affairs Ministers of 24 October 2019 – Luxembourg

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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.

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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.

All EU language versions

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07/12/2018 Empowering youth, Congress Resolution

The PES adopted a resolution calling for the reinforcement of progressive action in youth policies. Our political family highlighted the need for more investments for children and youth, for making education and training accessible to all and to improve the participation of children and young people in all aspects of life.

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07/12/2018 Equal societies: Social Europe, 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.

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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.

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01/10/2018 Combating inequality in the European Union - Brochure

When even the IMF, OECD and ECB acknowledge that tackling inequality is vital for our economies, it’s more than time to act. This document - Combatting Inequality in the European Union - puts forward PES proposals for more equal societies. It analyses income and wealth inequality, EU policy-making, cohesion policy, financialisation, corporate governance, the workplace, the digital revolution, austerity, tax competition and social, gender and intergenerational inequalities.

Other languages: FrenchGerman, Spanish

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17/04/2018 An ambitious European Social Fund (ESF) towards a strong Social Union - Ministers' Declaration

Declaration of EPSCO ministers – Adopted on 17 April in Sofia

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