22-03-2016 Joint declaration on terrorist attacks in Brussels
Following the terrorist attack in Brussels, the major European political parties have released a joint statement calling for a unified joint action to ensure the safety of the citizens, while respecting the values of freedom and democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights.
01-03-2016 PES Programme for Progressive Reforms - Brochure
To counter the narrative that “there is no alternative” to Neoliberal and Conservative policies in the wake of the financial crisis, the PES puts forward its Programme for Progressive Reform, a plan for structural reforms which prioritise long-term economic, environmental and social sustainability. This Programme covers Europe’s social model, growth and employment, investment, and governance.
22-01-2016 Concerns over undemocratic developments in Turkey - Presidency Declaration
22-01-2016 Elections in FYR Macedonia will fail without further reforms - Presidency Declaration
19-11-2015 United for secure, tolerant and open societies
After terrorist attacks in Paris, the PES Presidency has adopted a declaration condemning the violence and highlighting the necessity to act strongly, and in a united way, to fight against terrorism and preserve our open, tolerant and secure societies.
21-10-2015 21 Progressive proposals for COP21 - Brochure & Leaders' Declaration
These 21 proposals outline the PES vision for effectively shaping the fight against climate change on the international level under the leadership of the European Union. These 21 proposals have been and still are instrumental to the PES agenda on combatting climate change.
23-04-2015 The Presidency declaration on refugees ahead of the Extraordinary EU Council meeting
The Presidency declaration outlines our proposals for a strong and progressive answer to the refugee crisis. The PES fights for EU efforts to be fully focused towards safeguarding human lives, protecting refugees, constructing effective migration policies in Europe, fighting against criminal organisations and human trafficking and strong cooperation with third countries.