• On the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties, PES leaders vowed for a stronger, fairer and more social Europe.

    Progressive heads of state and government from across Europe are meeting on the eve of the Treaty of Rome anniversary to agree a common position on the European Union’s future.

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  • PES president Sergei Stanishev at the pro EU march in Rome on the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty

    We supported the pro EU demonstration in Rome to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties. Our president was there. Seeing people actually demonstrate FOR the EU was a boost of energy.

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  • PES still hopes for fair Brexit, avoiding disaster

    As a pro-European party, we deeply regret the decision of the UK to leave the European Union. But we accept the decision. Our red lines will be the rights of EU citizens and the indivisibility of the single market and the freedom of movement.

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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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The crisis remains a bitter reality for many. As a result, the far right and populism are on the rise. It is time to push for reforms for a more progressive EU!

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