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PES Common Candidate Nicolas Schmit speaking at the EBU Eurovision Debate in the European Parliament, 23 May 2024
Democracy, Justice, Rule of Law

Values, not vote-counting, must define majority in the new European Parliament

VOX in Madrid
Democracy, Justice, Rule of Law

The far-right has crossed the line of decency in Madrid

PES Women Congress: European elections must deliver a feminist Europe

PES Women Congress: European elections must deliver a feminist Europe

Securing gender equality and women’s rights must be priorities for the European elections. That was the call from PES Women today at a series of…

Gender Equality, Feminism, Diversity
PES Executive Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck addressing the PES event in Berlin

Social Europe progress in focus in Berlin

We are ready to deliver a more social and just Europe – this was the message yesterday evening as social democratic politicians, representatives and activists…

Employment, Social affairs, Health
PES President Stefan Löfven (left) and PES Secretary General Achim Post

PES Presidency: progressives moving forward to Málaga

In Malaga we will present a bold progressive alternative to put Europe in the lead, the Presidency of the Party of European Socialists (PES) declared…

Front row from left: PES Vice President Andrzej Szejna, S&D Group President Iratxe García, PES President Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez, Lead candidate of PvdA-GroenLinks Netherlands, Frans Timmermans, Prime Minister of Denmark Mette Frederiksen, Prime Minister of Romania Marcel Ciolacu, and PES Vice-President and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia Tanja Fajon. Second row from left: PES Deputy Secretary General Yonnec Polet, PES Vice-President Radmila Šekerinska, PES Treasurer and Minister of Development Cooperation and Urban Policy of Belgium Caroline Gennez, PES Secretary General Achim Post, PvdA Netherlands leader Attje Kuiken, PS Belgium leader Paul Magnette, European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, European Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, PD Italy leader Elly Schlein, SDP Croatia leader Pedja Grbin, PES Vice-President and MEP Victor Negrescu, Vooruit Belgium leader Conner Rousseau and PES Executive Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck.

PES heads of state and government, EU Commissioners and leaders meet in Brussels

Heads of state and government, European Commissioners and leaders from the Party of European Socialists (PES) convened in Brussels, Belgium, today for a strategic discussion…

Members of the PES Environment, Climate Change and Energy Network (ECEN) meeting in hybrid format

ECEN discusses strategy for a progressive COP28 outcome

Representatives of PES member parties, the S&D Group in the European Parliament and the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions met today…

Environment, Climate, Energy
YES President Enric Lopez Jurado and YES Secretary General Sofie Amalie Stage at the YES Congress

PES congratulates new YES leadership

We are with you in the fight for a better future for young people, the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today as it welcomed…

Youth, Education, Inclusiveness

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