27/11/2018 The PES backs progressive Zourabishvili to become President of Georgia
The PES extend its full support to its Georgian sister-party Georgian Dream in backing Salome Zourabishvili to become the President of Georgia in the second round of its presidential election tomorrow (28 November).
22/11/2018 PES calls for immediate release of Selahattin Demirtas after ECHR ruling, and welcomes statement by Federica Mogherini
The Party of European Socialists calls for the immediate release of the co-leader of its member party HDP, Selahattin Demirtas, after the European Court of Human Rights ordered the termination of his pre-trial detention.
24/10/2018 PES president: The Kamall Incident shows how endangered the EU is
“The European Union, a dream project for all European nations to live in peace and cooperation is now endangered more than ever. The fact that someone like the ECR leader Syed Kamall may accuse the social-democrats of “wanting the same thing as the Nazis” is a clear sign that history can quickly be forgotten.
16/10/2018 PES Europe ministers call for greater European solidarity
The ministers of European affairs from the Party of European Socialists called for greater European solidarity to build up a true European asylum and migration policy.
16/10/2018 Focus on local solutions to address migration challenges says PES network
Addressing the challenge of migration must start at a local level, the PES Migration & Integration Network agreed during its meeting in Brussels today.
20/07/2018 PES: We need concrete measures to fight violence against women
A PES fact-finding mission, co-chaired by PES Secretary General Achim Post and PES-Women President Zita Gurmai, is on a three-day visit in Sofia, Bulgaria.
20/06/2018 PES common candidate nominations due by 19 October
The Party of European Socialists will announce nominations for its common candidate for the President of the European Commission by 19 October this year, it was agreed today by representatives of PES member parties and organisations.
20/06/2018 US government must stop tearing families apart
On World Refugee Day, the PES strongly condemns the inhumane and brutal policy, introduced by US president Donald Trump, of forcibly separating children from their parents.
20/06/2018 The world needs progressive refugee policies
Progressive refugee policies will literally make the difference between life and death for thousands of men, women and children, argues the PES on World Refugee Day.
15/06/2018 PES calls on all member parties to support Tsipras- Zaev agreement
The Party of European Socialists calls for all progressives and its member parties to support the historic agreement on the decade-long name dispute and for the governments of Athens and Skopje that reached it.