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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 Women and Rainbow Rose: Europe needs a feminist outcry for equality

PES Women and Rainbow Rose: Europe needs a feminist outcry for equality

Today – International Women’s Day – PES Women and Rainbow Rose launch their joint campaign “Reclaim your space – a feminist outcry for equality” to draw attention to the inequalities and growing harassment women*, including LBT* women, face across Europe.

Gender Equality, Feminism, Diversity
PES and PES Women praise proposed Directive on tackling gender-based violence

PES and PES Women praise proposed Directive on tackling gender-based violence

The proposal for a Directive to eradicate violence against women and domestic violence is a welcome step towards a safer Europe for all women, European socialists said today.

Gender Equality, Feminism, Diversity
REPowerEU: PES welcomes joint European action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy

REPowerEU: PES welcomes joint European action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy

The Party of European Socialists strongly backs plans to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels, unveiled today by European Commission Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans.

Environment, Climate, Energy
PES development and cooperation ministers issue joint declaration calling for strong support for Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees

PES development and cooperation ministers issue joint declaration calling for strong support for Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees

The EU must reinforce cooperation to support Ukraine and Ukrainians in the face of the Russian invasion, this was the conclusion of a PES Development and Cooperation Ministers’ meeting yesterday.

Peace, International Affairs & Cooperation
PES gender equality ministers: CSW66 and French Presidency must be catalysts for women’s rights

PES gender equality ministers: CSW66 and French Presidency must be catalysts for women’s rights

Europe must seize its opportunities to create real change for gender equality, ministers and secretaries of state from the Party of European Socialists said today.

Gender Equality, Feminism, Diversity
Accelerate shift to renewables to provide affordable energy for citizens, PES Network urges

Accelerate shift to renewables to provide affordable energy for citizens, PES Network urges

With international conflict threatening EU gas imports, and citizens facing skyrocketing bills, it is time to accelerate the shift to renewable energy generation. This is the only path to dependable and affordable energy for citizens, the PES Environment, Climate Change and Energy Network (ECEN) said today.

Environment, Climate, Energy

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