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.
19/04/2018 PES and European Parliament unite to oppose Philippine abuses
The Party of European Socialists welcomes the overwhelming support of Members of the European Parliament to oppose human rights abuses by the government of the Philippines.
18/04/2018 PES supports launch of accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia
The Party of European Socialists supports the European Commission's proposal to open EU accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia.
17/04/2018 Employment and social ministers call for strong Social Fund
Socialist ministers are firmly committed to fighting for a strong European Social Fund which will help to end poverty and social exclusion, as well as promoting employment and skills development, and successfully integrating refugees throughout Europe.
15/04/2018 PES representative detained and expelled from Philippines
The Party of European Socialists protests in the strongest possible terms the unjustified detention and deportation today (Sunday) of one of its senior representatives by the government of the Philippines.
14/04/2018 Syrian crisis needs a swift ceasefire agreement and a political solution, not a military one
The Party of European Socialists calls for a peaceful solution and diplomatic talks in the light of the frightening escalation of the crisis in Syria.
11/04/2018 PES congratulates PES Women president Zita Gurmai on her election as a Hungarian MP
The Party of European Socialists congratulates PES Women president Zita Gurmai on her election as a member of the Hungarian parliament. The PES values her commitment to women’s rights and her determination to fight the reactionary, authoritarian government led by Viktor Orban.
09/04/2018 PES regrets victory of Orban on a xenophobic, anti-European ticket
The Party of European Socialists regrets the victory of Viktor Orban and Fidesz in the Hungarian elections, particularly because of the xenophobic, anti-Semitic and anti-European rhetoric used in the campaign and in government.
06/04/2018 PES worried about the openness and the fairness of upcoming election in Brazil
Sending one of the candidates for president of Brazil to jail a few months before the elections might harm to the democratic process in the country. The PES is concerned about the perspectives for fair and open presidential elections in October.
04/04/2018 PES supports further Balkan integration, encourages EU pre-accession reforms
The Party of European Socialists stressed its support for a European path for the Western Balkans at the two day EU – PES Balkans high-level conference in Podgorica and Tirana. Prime Ministers from the PES family and leaders of the social-democratic parties from the region, PES and S&D group representatives, attended the event co-hosted by both our associate members – Socialists’ Democratic Party of Montenegro and the Albanian Socialist party.