03/05/2021 Progressives urge EU to seize the moment and draw the path to a better future for Europe
Launching the socialist and democrat push to shape the Conference on the Future of Europe, leading PES figures, citizens and civil society today urged the EU to take bold action for the climate, social rights, and democracy.
30/04/2021 Progressives to gather in Rome to kick-off debate on the future of Europe
Socialists and democrats are set to convene in the city which gave life to the European Economic Community, the forerunner of the European Union, 64 years ago – Rome – to begin the conversation on the direction of Europe’s future.
30/04/2021 PES strongly rejects Russian sanctions on EU Parliament president and European officials
The Party of European Socialists strongly rejects the groundless sanctions on top EU and European officials taken by the Russian Federation today. These include measures against the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli, as well as Commission Vice-President for Values and Transparency Věra Jourová and six other EU officials.
29/04/2021 Young and old stand in solidarity for better health and care
Progressives of all ages today marked the European Day of Solidarity between Generations with a clear message: it is time to look after healthcare workers and guarantee affordable, accessible and high-quality care services for all.
28/04/2021 PES welcomes clear win of Prime Minister Edi Rama in Albania
The Party of European Socialists welcomes Prime Minister Edi Rama’s victory in the general election on Sunday, where his Socialist Party won an outright majority.
23/04/2021 PES AGRI: CAP reform must be a driver for a greener and socially fair future for Europe
Ongoing negotiations on the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must deliver a good future for farmers and agricultural workers and bring the EU closer to its Green Deal ambitions, socialist and democratic ministers said today as they met online to exchange on the progress of CAP talks.
22/04/2021 PES Presidency eyes social turn for Europe at Porto Summit
Socialists and democrats have led the fight for Social Europe. The Porto Summit must build on this work and put social rights back at the top of the EU agenda, member parties and organisations of the Party of European Socialists said today.
21/04/2021 PES welcomes green light for historic Climate Law
The PES strongly welcomes the news that negotiations between the institutions on the European Climate Law have finally been completed – a key demand of Europe’s socialist political family.
21/04/2021 PES environment ministers hail world-leading EU Climate Law
With an ambitious and progressive Climate Law now agreed, the European Union is leading the global fight against climate change, environment ministers from the PES said today as they met by videoconference.
21/04/2021 Declaration on the Porto Social Summit: Making social rights a reality for all Europeans
Ahead of the Porto Social Summit on 7 May 2021, the Party of European Socialists, Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, social partners and civil society have endorsed a joint declaration strongly calling on EU governments to transform the European Union into an engine for social progress.