10/05/2017 Maltese election critical to protect human rights & equality
The Maltese general election on 3 June will be a critical vote to protect the country's world-leading work on human rights and equality, according to the president of PES LGBTI organisation Rainbow Rose.
08/05/2017 PES President against ban of social electricity tariffs
Phasing out regulated energy prices could have unintended adverse effects on vulnerable and energy-poor households in Europe, warned Sergei Stanishev, president of the Party of European Socialists.
21/04/2017 New refugee policy must reflect European solidarity
Tackling war, climate change and poverty that forces people to become refugees is an important step towards creating a safer world, PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber will tell an audience in Athens today.
19/12/2016 PES welcomes proposals to make energy affordable for all
Europe's poorest households will benefit from Commission proposals to fight energy poverty, said PES President Sergei Stanishev.
03/12/2016 PES Council 2016: Grassroots Involvement and a Strong Social Resolution
Flanked by social democrat prime ministers and party leaders across Europe and by hundreds of activists and supporters, PES president Sergei Stanishev declared a common determination to act to fix Europe.
02/12/2016 Socialist Leaders united in demand for action
Socialist and social democrats leaders from Europe came together in Prague in calls for urgent action at the end of day one of the 2016 PES Council.
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.
15/11/2016 Stanishev highlights importance of public investment in Helsinki
PES President Sergei Stanishev underlined the importance of public investment in order to achieve fairer cities with improved housing and public transport at a joint conference on urban development, growth and welfare hosted by the PES and the Finnish Social Democratic Party (SDP) today in Helsinki.
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.
11/10/2016 European Social Democrats leading change to a greener economy
The Party of European Socialists and its Danish member party Socialdemokratiet have stressed the importance of leading the transformation to a greener economy during a conference in Copenhagen today. Our political family wants to learn from the broad and positive experience of the host country, Denmark.