22/03/2021 PES GAC backs greater European coordination on COVID-19 response
A truly European approach based on equality, rights and protecting public health must be central to EU coordination on COVID-19, Europe ministers from the PES underlined today as they met by videoconference.
21/03/2021 PES leaders deeply concerned by the news of Ihar Barysau arrest in Belarus
The leadership of the Party of European Socialists is deeply concerned about reports that Ihar Barysau, leader of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (BSDP), has been arrested.
19/03/2021 The EU must stand up for democracy and press freedom
Fundamental European values must be defended in Poland, Hungary and Slovenia, the Party of European Socialists Democracy Network demanded today.
19/03/2021 PES denounces crackdown on Kurdish HDP Party
The Party of European Socialists denounces the request for dissolution from Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor for PES associated member party Halkların Demokratik Partisi (HDP), Turkey’s third biggest party.
18/03/2021 PES ministers focused on fair and sustainable agriculture
Social fairness and sustainability are key progressive priorities for the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), ministers from the PES said today as they met by videoconference.
16/03/2021 Progressives set out vision for fair and sustainable cities
Progressive political leaders from all levels of government – local to European – tonight made the case for more progressive and sustainable cities.
15/03/2021 PES EPSCO: Porto Summit must mark beginning of paradigm shift for the EU
PES Employment and Social Affairs ministers today praised the European Commission’s proactive approach on social and gender issues and called for the Porto Summit to cement this paradigm shift for the EU.
12/03/2021 Europe declared LGBTIQ freedom zone
Progressive network Rainbow Rose welcomes important signal of tolerance as an antidote to recent examples of hatred across Europe.
12/03/2021 Greener, smarter and more resilient – this is the recovery we must build, PES environment ministers say
An ambitious approach to the climate based on progressive values must be central to the recovery, PES environment ministers said today as they met by videoconference to discuss and coordinate.
09/03/2021 PES welcomes the restitution of Lula’s political rights
The Party of European Socialists welcomes the decision of the Brazilian Supreme Court to restore the political rights of the former President of Brazil, Luiz-Inácio Da Silva, ‘Lula’. This paves the way for his potential candidacy in 2022.