• PES backs Macron against the extreme right

    We want to draw a clear distinction between those with whom we have political discrepancies and the open enemies of democracy, diversity and the European Union.

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  • PES responds to Commission on social Europe and EMU

    The EU must reinvent itself to offer a better, social and sustainable Europe for all, the Party of European Socialists argues in an open letter to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

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  • Progressive European ministers call for a Europe with strong social rights

    PES Europe Ministers discussed the need to strengthen social and worker’s rights in Europe at their meeting in Luxembourg on 27 March. They welcomed that the European Commission is taking the initiative on the European pillar of social rights but the want more ambition.

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  • Youth Plan Action Day

    Economy Nobel Prize Awardee Joseph Stiglitz joined us on our European Youth Plan action day. We need to provide our youth with opportunities or they'll become cynical.

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