24/04/2017 PES calls for anti-far-right mobilisation in France
The Party of European Socialists is deeply worried at the high vote share achieved by Marine Le Pen in the first round of the French presidential elections, and calls on French voters to mobilise against Marine Le Pen's dangerous and divisive vision.
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.
21/04/2017 PES condemns attack in France, praises anti-terror cooperation
The Party of European Socialists condemns the outrageous attack on French police and praises European cooperation in fighting terror.
16/04/2017 PES: EU should expand its monitoring missions in Turkey after the referendum
The PES is deeply disappointed by the outcome of the referendum in Turkey, announced by the Turkish authorities.
13/04/2017 PES delegation urges release of Yüksekdağ and all political prisoners
Representatives from the Party of European Socialists are in Turkey to press for the immediate release of Figen Yüksekdağ, co-chair of our member party Halkların Demokratik Partisi (People's Democratic Party, HDP).
12/04/2017 PES & Rainbow Rose appalled at reports from Chechnya
The PES is appalled by reports of imprisonment, torture and even apparent killings of gay men in Chechnya.
10/04/2017 PES mourns leading Spanish socialist Carme Chacón
The Party of European Socialists expresses its deep regrets at the death of Carme Chacón, Spain's first female defence minister and a leading light of the socialist movement in Spain.
08/04/2017 PES finance ministers discuss non-performing loans
Finance ministers from progressive parties around Europe met today in Malta to discuss the important issue of non-performing loans.
07/04/2017 Stanishev and Schulz address young socialists
Young socialists from more than 30 countries and hundreds of representatives from the progressive youth in Europe are gathering in Germany.
06/04/2017 PES: EPP must respond to attack on academic freedom in Hungary
The attack by Victor Orbán’s Fidesz government on academic freedom in Europe must be unequivocally condemned by the European People’s Party, according to the Party of European Socialists.