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Pictured from left: PES Deputy Secretary General Yonnec Polet, S&D Group Secretary General Antony Beumer, Portugal’s Secretary of State for the European Union Tiago Antunes, meeting Chair and Finland’s Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering Tytti Tuppurainen, Vice-President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič and S&D Group Vice-President Mohammed Chahim MEP
Democracy, Justice, Rule of Law

PES Europe ministers: EU must stay firm on rule of law defence

File photo: Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez (left) and PES President Stefan Löfven at a PES European Council Preparation Meeting in Brussels, Belgium
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PES: Pedro Sánchez and PSOE are up for the fight ahead

PES FEN Chair Maria João Rodrigues (left) and PES Deputy Secretary General Yonnect Polet at the FEN hybrid meeting today

Europe must not fall behind in the global race for green jobs

Europe needs a focused drive now, as part of an ambitious longer-term strategy, to reposition European industry and create high quality green jobs. This is…

Economy, Finance, Cohesion
Pictured front, from left: PES Social Europe Network Chair Agnes Jongerius MEP, PES Deputy Secretary General Yonnec Polet, Mayor of the 13th arrondissement of Paris Jérôme Coumet, and President of TZCLD Laurent Grandguillaume. Second row, from left: Social Platform President Piotr Sadowski, and member of the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions Jacint Horvath. Today, members of the PES Social Europe Network (SEN) visited XIII Avenir, a TZCLD project located in Paris. Image: TZCLD (Twitter)

No one is unemployable: PES focuses on zero long term unemployment zones

Representatives from the European Parliament, the European Committee of the Regions, and progressive organisations travelled to Paris, France, today to examine an innovative project helping…

Employment, Social affairs, Health
European Trade Union Confederation head Esther Lynch (left) meeting Secretary General of the Tunisian UGTT Noureddine Tabboubi in Tunis on February 18, 2023. Photo: AFP PHOTO / HO / UGTT

PES: Tunisian president wrong to expel ETUC general secretary

Workers’ rights must be respected everywhere. The Party of European Socialists (PES) supports the protests of the Tunisian trade unions and condemns the expulsion from…

Peace, International Affairs & Cooperation
Pictured from left: PES Secretary General Achim Post, PES President Stefan Löfven, S&D President Iratxe García and PES Executive Vice-President Katarina Barley

PES Presidency adopts declarations for a stronger, fairer and more sustainable EU

Following the meeting of the PES leadership, prime ministers and European Commissioners earlier today, the PES Presidency met in Brussels to discuss items on the…

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PES heads of government, European Commissioners and leaders at the PES European Council Preparation Meeting, Brussels, Belgium

European socialists: EUCO must offer hope to those in need

The European socialist family will continue working for those facing war, for those fleeing conflict, for those in need of humanitarian assistance. We stand for…

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Housing ministerial meeting of the Party of European Socialists

Socialists push to put housing on EU agenda

Housing policy can be a driver for fairer communities and a greener future, socialist and social-democratic ministers responsible for housing said today. The inaugural PES…

Employment, Social affairs, Health

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