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12/11/2018 PES Europe Ministers call for greater respect for democracy

The Ministers of European affairs from PES member parties discussed the state of the rule of law in Europe at a meeting in Brussels this morning.

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11/09/2018 PES: Time for the EPP to choose, pro-Orbán or pro-European

The Party of European Socialists fully supports the efforts of the European Parliament to safeguard the democratic basis on which the European Union is founded by calling for triggering article 7 (1) of the EU Treaty against the Hungarian government.

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23/04/2018 PES: EU-wide whistleblower protections are a major step forward

New proposals to strengthen whistleblower protections in the EU are most welcome and should be adopted as soon as possible to protect employees who have the courage to speak up in the public interest, says the PES.

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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.

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01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights

Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.

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27/04/2017 PES denounces the violence against Skopje MPs, calls for immediate response from law enforcement

The Party of European Socialists condemns in the strongest possible way the violence against legally elected members of the Macedonian parliament and denounces the reckless irresponsible behavior of the local law enforcement.

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21/04/2017 New refugee policy must reflect European solidarity

Tackling war, climate change and poverty that forces people to become refugees is an important step towards creating a safer world, PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber will tell an audience in Athens today.

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21/04/2017 PES condemns attack in France, praises anti-terror cooperation

The Party of European Socialists condemns the outrageous attack on French police and praises European cooperation in fighting terror.

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22/03/2017 The Party of European Socialists condemns attack in London

The Party of European Socialists condemns today’s attack in London in the strongest possible terms. We praise the work of the British police and emergency services in preventing more casualties.

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08/03/2017 EU defence and security cooperation are vital first step

The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes progress announced by EU ministers towards an effective common security and defence policy, as envisaged by Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

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