• PES welcomes agreement on European social pillar

    The Party of European Socialists warmly welcomes today's agreement to proclaim a European Pillar of Social Rights before the end of 2017 – something that has been at the top of our agenda for years.

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  • Progressive prime ministers emphasise need for European unity

    Prime ministers and party leaders from the Party of European Socialists called for a united response to Europe’s challenges.

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  • Reinventing the European economy

    Social democracy is the beating heart of decency on our planet. It is the only philosophy to realise that we need economic development, we need it to be fair and we need it to be green.

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  • PES: To gain back citizens’ trust EU needs to be social and act in solidarity

    Leaders from PES member parties, ministers, secretaries of state from the EU and senior officials discussed the future of the EU and its cohesion policy, the implementation of the proposed Social Action Plan, and ways to regain the confidence of European citizens.

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  • PES youth campaign day was biggest yet

    209 campaign activities all around Europe, beating last year's record of 110 activities! Our activists were able to mobilise hundreds of people to support our PES Youth Plan Action Day 2017.

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Event list

  • 26/10/17 à 18:00 - 29/10/17 PES Training Academy
  • 27/10/17 à 18:00 - 29/10/17 Rainbow Rose General Assembly
  • 07/11/17 à 10:00 Climate Change Network

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