29/06/2016 PES condemns terrorist attack at Atatürk International Airport in the strongest possible terms

The Party of European Socialists condemns the terrorist attack at the Atatürk International Airport. PES President Sergei Stanishev said: “I condemn in the strongest possible terms the barbaric attack at the airport of Istanbul that has caused a horrible number of dead and injured. The sole responsibility lies with the perpetrators. I would like to send our condolences to the families and friends of the dead and to wish a good recovery to the injured”.


02/06/2016 PES discusses preventing radicalization at high level meeting

High level representatives of PES member parties have met in Brussels to discuss the recent terrorist attacks and develop common progressive solutions to the challenging issues of terrorism and radicalization. The participants highlighted the need for our political family to answer the citizens’ demands for security with efficient policies. The experts agreed on the vital need to strike the right balance between security measures and the respect of people’s fundamental freedoms and at the same time improve our work on tackling the root causes of terrorism.


18/09/2015 PES tackles big issues of migration

Migration is at the top of the EU agenda and urgent European action is needed to resolve the crisis currently ongoing in Europe and in the Middle East. That is why the PES this week gathered experts from social democratic parties across Europe to discuss ways of resolving it.