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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

European Commissioner Ylva Johansson speaks at the European Parliament session on the Pact on Migration and Asylum, 10 April 2024, Brussels, Belgium. Photographer: Alexis Haulot. Copyright: © European Union 2024 - Source : EP

Agreement on Pact on Migration and Asylum: strong compromise towards a permanent and sustainable approach

After years of complex negotiations, the EU finally has an agreement. With the new Pact on Migration and Asylum, Europe is taking responsibility with concrete…

Peace, International Affairs & Cooperation
Pictured from left: S&D MEP Robert Biedroń, FEMM Committee Chair; S&D MEP Carina Ohlsson; S&D MEP Evelyn Regner, Vice President of the European Parliament; Zita Gurmai, PES Women President; S&D MEP Marc Angel, Vice President of the European Parliament; S&D MEP Marek Balt.

PES European elections candidates pledge to protect women’s rights

Women’s rights and gender equality have always been at the centre of our political family’s foundations and values. Securing women’s rights and progressing gender equality…

Gender Equality, Feminism, Diversity
PES signs European Commission Code of Conduct for the 2024 European Parliament elections

PES signs European Commission Code of Conduct for the 2024 European Parliament elections

The European elections must be a transparent, fair and ethical battle of ideas. Today, the Party of European Socialists (PES) reconfirmed its commitment to this…

Pictured front row from left: PES Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck, PES Vice-President Victor Negrescu, SPD Germany Spitzenkandidat and PES Executive Vice-President Katarina Barley, S&D President and PES Executive Vice-President Iratxe García, PES Common Candidate Nicolas Schmit, Prime Minister of Romania Marcel Ciolacu, Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz, PES President Stefan Löfven, Leader of CHP Özgür Özel, Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti. Pictured back row from left: PES Deputy Secretary General Yonnec Polet, Leader of PSDE Moldova Ion Sula, head of PSD-PNL candidate list for the European elections Mihai Tudose, Leader of the Labour Party Ireland Ivana Bacik, President of YES Enric López Jurado, Minister for the National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government Owen Bonnici.

In Bucharest, we stand together for our Europe

Social, democratic and sustainable – this is our Europe. That was the message as the Common Candidate of the Party of European Socialists (PES) Nicolas…

DEM candidate Abdullah Zeydan

Turkey: PES condemns ban on Kurdish candidate Abdullah Zeydan after Sunday’s historic victory

The Party of European Socialists condemns the decision by Turkey’s Ministry of Justice to ban Abdullah Zeydan from office despite his clear victory in the city…


Turkish local elections: Opposition victory heralds change

The PES congratulates its Turkish associated member parties CHP and DEM on their stunning victory in the Turkish local elections held on Sunday. CHP (Republican…

Future of Europe & Neighbourhood

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