• European Unequal Pay Day 2019: PES Women call on the first female Commission President to close the gender pay gap

    PES Women sends specially designed campaign postcard to Ursula von der Leyen, calling on the incoming Commission President to finally close the gender pay gap.

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  • PES Presidency in Helsinki agrees progressive priorities for new mandate

    We will drive forward Europe so it is a beacon for sustainability and social rights across the world, the Presidency of the Party of European Socialists said today.

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  • PES President Sergei Stanishev sends letter to Donald Tusk to put Enlargement before the European Council

    In the letter, the PES president underlines the role of the prime ministers and the progressive governments of North Macedonia and Albania in moving forward along the difficult path of reform in both countries.

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  • Costa’s leftist policies endorsed by the Portuguese people

    The PES warmly congratulates Partido Socialista, our member party from Portugal, and Prime Minister António Costa on their clear victory in the general election.

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  • PES Training Academy in Brussels and Leuven

    Five years after the first edition in 2014, the PES European Training Academy gathered activists from all around Europe at the PES headquarters in Brussels and in Leuven.

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The crisis remains a bitter reality for many. As a result, the far right and populism are on the rise. It is time to push for reforms for a more progressive EU!

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