02/05/2018 Budget proposal prioritises youth but lacks ambition
Today the European Commission released its proposal for a European budget for the next seven years.
28/04/2018 PES Finance Ministers call for new urgency to be given to deepening of the Eurozone
Finance Ministers from the PES family today called for renewed urgency to be given to negotiations for a reform and deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union during their meeting in Sofia.
26/04/2018 Eurozone on the agenda for Bulgarian leaders
Senior politicians from Bulgaria are meeting in Sofia today at the initiative of PES president Sergei Stanishev to discuss the future of Bulgaria in the eurozone.
25/04/2018 Company law package: Good opportunity to safeguard workers' rights in the single market
The PES welcomes the European Commission's proposals to strengthen company law and safeguard workers' rights in Europe, announced today by Commission first vice-president Frans Timmermans.
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.