23/05/2019 Frans Timmermans casts vote in the Netherlands
PES Common Candidate Frans Timmermans today cast his vote for the PvdA in the European elections in his home town of Heerlen, in the Netherlands.
22/05/2019 OpEd: It’s time for feminism at the European elections
The European election campaign is in full swing. With just days to go, a lot is at stake - not just the composition of the European Parliament, but the soul of Europe.
21/05/2019 Progressive victory as Europe bins single use plastics
The PES welcomes today’s decision by EU affairs ministers to agree on rules that ban single use plastics.
21/05/2019 PES Europe Ministers support a real change in Europe ahead of the European election
Europe needs to turn away from conservative dominated institutions to ensure a progressive future, the Ministers of European Affairs from the PES agreed today during their discussion on the next legislative term.
17/05/2019 ‘Tour de Frans’ hits final stage as elections approach
As the elections campaign reaches its crucial last week, Frans Timmermans is making a strong final push to get his message about a new progressive future for Europe out to voters.
17/05/2019 PES stands against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
Our political family will never accept homophobia, biphobia or transphobia in our societies, the PES said today.
15/05/2019 Eurovision Debate: Timmermans promises a Europe that leaves nobody behind
Frans Timmermans tonight set out his progressive vision for a European Union which prioritises the fight against climate change, tackles inequalities and injustice, and is true to its core values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
15/05/2019 OpEd: Five clauses for a new European Social Contract
Social progress is a fundamental objective of the EU. The European Welfare States are part of our economic success, they make us stronger worldwide. Social security is not an economic burden, but a fundamental element of the European Union, it is both a social and a competitive advantage that needs to be protected and continuously developed.
10/05/2019 PES deeply saddened by the death of former PSOE leader Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba
The Party of European Socialists is deeply saddened by the death of Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former leader of PSOE and a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of Spain, at the age of 67.
07/05/2019 ARD 'European Election Arena': Timmermans discusses ideas for a fairer and more sustainable Europe with live TV audience in Cologne
Frans Timmermans tonight set out his plans for the future of the European Union in a live TV debate with his conservative rival on ARD in Germany.