19/11/2017 PES leaders from the Western Balkans discuss integration
Progressive Parties and foundations from the PES family in the Balkan region have discussed the challenges of further Balkan integration on the path of EU accession, on Saturday, at the Western Balkan Summit in Sarajevo.
17/11/2017 PES urges fast implementation of new European pillar of social rights
The Party of European Socialists welcomes the declaration of the European pillar of social rights today by all the governments of the European Union, led by Swedish prime minister Stefan Löfven – and urges EU governments now to move quickly to implement what they have agreed.
15/11/2017 PES Ministers declaration on the European Pillar of Social Rights
Social affairs and employment ministers from progressive parties around Europe have adopted a strong declaration on the European pillar of social rights, due to be proclaimed by all EU governments later this week.
14/11/2017 PES ministers: Cohesion policy is an expression of solidarity
Social and economic cohesion in Europe is a vital element of EU solidarity, and must not be held hostage to an austerity agenda.
07/11/2017 Europe must anticipate climate-linked industrial change for a just transition
At a meeting of the PES Environment and Climate Change Network today, representatives of PES member parties, MEPs, trade unions and civil society discussed the future of the EU's cohesion policy in environmental matters, the future of EU energy and climate policy, and the state of play of the Paris Agreement.
07/11/2017 PES Finance Ministers call for a progressive, growth-friendly and democratic Economic and Monetary Union
Finance ministers from the Party of European Socialists met today to discuss measures for ensuring that the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union promotes sustainable economic growth, employment and financial stability.
06/11/2017 ‘Paradise papers’: PES highlights fundamental damage to society
Tax avoidance by the super-rich is not only an issue of basic fairness, but it is also damaging to the foundations of of society, argues the Party of European Socialists.
30/10/2017 PES pleased by great SDSM Makedonija victory
The Party of European Socialists is pleased by the great victory of our Macedonian associate party SDSM in the second round of the local elections, where it won 50 out of 90 municipalties, including the capital, Skopje.
30/10/2017 Young campaigners meet in Vienna to tackle populism and hate speech
The Party of European Socialists has hosted an intensive four-day training course for its member parties, covering how to defeat hate speech, populism, racism and intolerance.
29/10/2017 The PES LGBTI network, Rainbow Rose, held its annual General Assembly in Stockholm this weekend.
A new board was elected with Sedef Çakmak, the only out LGBTI politician elected in Turkey, as president.