02/12/2016 Stanishev: Socialists must fight for what they believe
People have lost faith in the establishment – and they see socialists as part of that establishment, PES president Sergei Stanishev will tell a packed conference hall this afternoon.
30/11/2016 PES Council "Saving Europe" - 1-3 December, Prague
Activists from all over Europe are gathering in Prague for the biggest event of the political calendar for social democrats: the Party of European Socialists Council 2016.
17/11/2016 PES Presidency: great result of the European Youth Plan Action Day
The Presidency, the day-to-day leading body of the Party of European Socialists, praised the great result of the Action Day on 16 November to promote the European Youth Plan. Hundreds of activists from all over Europe campaigned for the Youth Plan (www.youthplan.eu) to support young people in finding their career path and with their education, to improve their access to culture and to guarantee minimum living standards for children.
15/11/2016 Progressive European Ministers discuss European progressive strategy
The European Ministers from the Party of European Socialists discussed how to push forward a progressive European agenda with concrete measures. The Ministers met in Paris on 14 November, upon invitation of Minister for European Affairs Harlem Désir, and discussed on accelerating economic growth, promoting social cohesion and creating a durable European approach to address the migration challenge.
02/11/2016 Nicolas Schmit and Pervenche Berès write to European Commission: more funding for Youth Guarantee
Nicolas Schmit and Pervenche Berès – respectively chair of the PES EPSCO Ministerial Network and chair of the PES Social Europe Network – pleaded for more funding for the European Youth Guarantee in a joint letter to Commissioner Marianne Thyssen and Vice-President Kristalina Georgieva.
28/10/2016 Stanishev, Pittella, Slimani ask President Juncker to ensure sufficient funding for Youth Guarantee
PES President Sergei Stanishev, President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament Gianni Pittella and Laura Slimani, President of the Young European Socialists (YES), have asked for appropriate funding for the European Youth Guarantee for the period 2017-2020, in a letter sent to the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker.
25/10/2016 PES President Stanishev and Commissioner Andriukaitis debate health agenda for young people
PES President Sergei Stanishev and EU Commissioner for Health and food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis have discussed on a European progressive health agenda for young people, in a meeting in Strasbourg on 25th October.
14/10/2016 PES Council Announced at Presidency Meeting
The Party of European Socialists announced the date of its Council, to be held in Prague on 2 and 3 December this year. "We want the upcoming PES Council to become another platform for discussion among our members, activists and leaders on the future of Europe", said PES President Sergei Stanishev today, during the PES Presidency meeting in Brussels. He underlined that the European Socialist and Democrats already have started a broad discussion on the role of our political family in relaunching Europe after the Brexit.
12/10/2016 PES Ministers - the Youth Guarantee is a success story: it must be extended
PES Ministers for Employment and Social Affairs met on 12 October in Luxembourg to discuss the future of the European Youth Guarantee.
30/09/2016 Pillar of social rights to become the first step towards a real social
The PES Social Europe Network chaired by French MEP Pervenche Berès discussed the Commission’s proposal for a European pillar of social rights with the aim to ensure this new initiative will actually balance economic freedoms with social rights in the European Union. The meeting took place in Brussels yesterday afternoon.