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30/06/2020 PES: COVID crisis confirms the need for affordable and quality healthcare for all

Guaranteeing universal access to affordable and quality healthcare must be a priority for the EU, Europe’s socialist and democratic political family said as it adopted a healthcare declaration at a meeting of the PES Presidency.

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23/06/2020 #PESTalks: Socialists unified in push for fair and sustainable recovery

Europe’s recovery must be guided by the Pillar of Social Rights and propelled forward by the European Green Deal, the socialist and democratic family said today during a #PESTalks livestream.

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22/06/2020 PES Environment Ministerial: PES Environment Ministers united for a green recovery

After the presentation of the Recovery Strategy by the European Commission it is clear that the recovery will be sustainable and socially fair. Now it is time to implement the European Green Deal and support green growth on all levels around the European Union, PES Environment Ministers said today.

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18/06/2020 PES calls on EU Council to support fair and sustainable recovery plan

Tomorrow leaders must put Europe on course for a fair and sustainable recovery, prime ministers, commissioners and leaders from the socialists and democratic family said at a European Council preparatory meeting today.

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16/06/2020 PES ENVI Network: a strong European Green Deal will be the bedrock of the recovery

The EU must move to a sustainable and circular socio-economic system much faster - this is how Europe will revitalise following the COVID19 crisis, the PES ENVI Network said today following an exchange with, Diederik Samson, Head of Cabinet for Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans.

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04/05/2020 PES Finance and Transport Ministers call for green, social and sustainable transport sector

Progressive Finance and Transport Ministers today discussed with the European Commission Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans the strategic importance of supporting and transforming the transport sector as a key pillar of the European COVID-19 recovery strategy.

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02/05/2020 PES on Labour Day: Reducing social impact, protecting jobs, and achieving sustainability should be at the core of recovery from COVID crisis

With Europe in lockdown the PES took Labour Day online with a livestream featuring a progressive prime minister, commissioners and leaders.

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23/04/2020 EU Council must back massive recovery fund today, solidarity is crucial

The European Council must take its lead from the spirt of collective action and solidarity that is thriving in communities across Europe, PES President Sergei Stanishev concluded during a videoconference with PES prime ministers and leaders today. The COVID-19 recovery fund must be massive and should support trademark socialist policies to save lives and protect jobs.

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05/03/2020 PES Environment Ministerial: real climate action is the answer

After the presentation of the European Green Deal in December 2020, now is the time for ambitious proposals which create real change, PES Environment Ministers said today at a meeting in Brussels.

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20/02/2020 PES: MFF must ensure proper funding for greener, more social Europe, with strengthened Rule of Law

The European Council must reach an agreement that allows the EU to deliver on progressive priorities like the Green Deal, the European Pillar of Social Rights and to endorse the Rule of Law, the PES said at a European Council preparation meeting in Brussels today.

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