• PES Women: society must break the silence on online violence against women and girls

    The world must be safe for women, offline and online, representatives from academia, the tech industry, civil society, and politics said today at the PES Women Annual Conference.

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  • PES regrets Trump’s disregard for international law

    The Party of European Socialists regrets the decision of the United States administration to condone the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, ending the US’s four-decade long position that the territory is occupied in violation of international law.

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  • 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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  • 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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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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