PES Documents

07-12-2018 Empowering youth, Congress Resolution


The PES adopted a resolution calling for the reinforcement of progressive action in youth policies. Our political family highlighted the need for more investments for children and youth, for making education and training accessible to all and to improve the participation of children and young people in all aspects of life.

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07-12-2018 For a fair, sustainable, peaceful and prosperous world, Congress Resolution


Resolution For a fair, sustainable, peaceful and prosperous world, adopted by the PES Congress in Lisbon, 7 December 2018.

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07-12-2018 For fair and progressive asylum and migration policies that work for all, Congress Resolution


The Resolution on Asylum, Migration and Integration is part of our family’s common Congress Resolution and outlines our progressive narrative on asylum, migration and integration. A long term vision on “Making migration orderly, safe and regular”.

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07-12-2018 Progressive economy, Congress Resolution


The European economy is showing sluggish signs of economic recovery. Tax evasion and fraud bite off national budgets. The protective fence of the euro is not yet complete. Outlining the main features of a New Social Contract for Europe, this Congress-adopted resolution sets out the employment and social agenda of the PES in the run-up to the 2019 European elections.

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07-12-2018 For a Europe of gender equality and empowered women, Congress Resolution


The Lisbon Resolution resumes the women’s situation of the last two years in the world, where they globally stood up to claim their rights and tell the world that they have had enough; enough of being paid less than men for the same work; enough of not being free to decide about their own bodies; enough of being harassed or abused at work, enough of being made to stay at home and fulfil traditional roles. The Resolution outlines the political will of PES Women and PES to advance gender equality across all fields and sectors by calling for an EU Gender Equality Strategy.

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07-12-2018 PES Statutes


PES Statutes, 11th PES Congress, Lisbon, 7 December 2018

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07-12-2018 For a stronger democracy in Europe, Congress Resolution


In December 2018, PES Congress adopted a resolution outlining key measures in the fight for a stronger democracy in Europe and ensuring the equality of all citizens.

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03-12-2018 A Progressive Vision for the Future of Europe - Conclusions of the High Level Working Group on the Future of Europe - Brochure


PES Leaders exchanged their views about overlapping crises we currently face in Europe. They came up with a series of conclusions about what kind of Europe we want for future generations and key priorities for a progressive Europe.

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01-11-2018 Just Transition – Decent Green Jobs, Modernised Economy, Citizens’ Wellbeing - Brochure


The PES Just Transition Brochure includes comprehensive proposals to rethink the way we live, work and consume. It outlines our new industrial strategy towards carbon-neutrality while simultaneously promoting decent jobs and more equal societies in the new economy.


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01-10-2018 Combating inequality in the European Union - Brochure


When even the IMF, OECD and ECB acknowledge that tackling inequality is vital for our economies, it’s more than time to act. This document - Combatting Inequality in the European Union - puts forward PES proposals for more equal societies. It analyses income and wealth inequality, EU policy-making, cohesion policy, financialisation, corporate governance, the workplace, the digital revolution, austerity, tax competition and social, gender and intergenerational inequalities.


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