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PES President Stefan Löfven (left) speaks with President of Brazil Lula da Silva (right) at the PES Together for Global Justice meeting in Brussels, Belgium, July 2023.
Peace, International Affairs & Cooperation

G20: PES President backs Brazil’s proposal for global deal to tax ultra-rich

EPSCO 11-07
Employment, Social affairs, Health

PES EPSCO: next European mandate must deliver economic and social progress

PES regrets that Member States could not agree on the platform work directive, and are passing over the file to the Belgium Presidency instead 

PES regrets that Member States could not agree on the platform work directive, and are passing over the file to the Belgium Presidency instead 

We are deeply disappointed by the Council’s inability to reach a qualified majority on the Platform work directive today. The final approval of the directive, which…

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PES is deeply saddened by the mass shooting in Prague

PES is deeply saddened by the mass shooting in Prague

We are shocked and saddened by the tragic mass shooting that took place in Prague last night. 14 young people lost their lives at the…

Peace, International Affairs & Cooperation
PES warmly congratulates Pedro Nuno Santos on PS primary victory

PES warmly congratulates Pedro Nuno Santos on PS primary victory

Pedro Nuno Santos will lead PS Portugal into the next elections – the Party of European Socialists (PES) congratulates him on his election as secretary-general…

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Pictured front row from left: European Commission Executive Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, Prime Minister of North Macedonia Dimitar Kovačevski, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez, PES President Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa, S&D President Iratxe Garcia, EU High Representative Josep Borrell, Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti, PES Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck. Pictured back from left: PES Deputy Secretary General Yonnec Polet, PES Deputy Secretary General Saar van Bueren, PES Executive Vice President Francisco André, PES Executive Vice President Katarina Barley, Leader of SDP Finland Antti Lindtman, Secretary of the Democratic Party Italy Elly Schlein, European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, European Commissioner Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner Elisa Ferreira, PES Vice President Victor Negrescu, and PES Deputy Secretary General Thomas Vaupel.

PES: EU must defend its values and secure a fair and sustainable future for citizens

Defending European values, strengthening climate ambitions, and promoting international peace and security were on the agenda as prime ministers, European Commissioners and leaders met in…

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Trilogue agreement:  PES welcomes an important step ahead for the rights of platform workers

Trilogue agreement:  PES welcomes an important step ahead for the rights of platform workers

As the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU and European Parliament S&D Rapporteur Elisabetta Gualmini reached an agreement on the directive on improving…

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PES hails formation of new pro-European Polish government with PES member party Nowa Lewica

PES hails formation of new pro-European Polish government with PES member party Nowa Lewica

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the swearing-in of the new pro-European government coalition, with 4 ministers from PES member party Nowa Lewica. The cabinet…

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