26/04/2019 If Europe doesn’t care for the people, the people won’t care for Europe - Ministers' Declaration
In the midst of intense negotiations around Europe’s budget for 2021-2027, PES European Affairs Ministers set out how the EU’s main financial tool can provide added value for citizens.
26/02/2019 Multiannual Financial Framework - Discussion paper Finance & Economy Network
The budget for the European Union determines the political priorities for the next seven years. It is one of the principal tools by which Europe’s current and long-term needs are addressed. This discussion paper outlines the state of play of the negotiations and how these may be progressed to achieve the PES’s vision for the future.
26/02/2019 Fiscal Justice in the Digital Sphere - Discussion paper Finance & Economy Network
This working paper explores how global tax rules can be rewritten to promote fiscal justice in the digital sphere. Specifically, this discussion paper assesses digital services taxes within the context of the ongoing debate around tax justice, the business models of firms operating in the digital economy, and tax avoidance and competition between states.
23/02/2019 PES Manifesto, 2019
The programme of the PES for the European elections 2019, organised around 6 main topics: Equality and Solidarity; Democracy and Human Rights; Environment and Sustainability; Youth and Future; Gender Equality; Asylum and Migration.
07/12/2018 For a Europe of gender equality and empowered women, Congress Resolution
The Lisbon Resolution resumes the women’s situation of the last two years in the world, where they globally stood up to claim their rights and tell the world that they have had enough; enough of being paid less than men for the same work; enough of not being free to decide about their own bodies; enough of being harassed or abused at work, enough of being made to stay at home and fulfil traditional roles. The Resolution outlines the political will of PES Women and PES to advance gender equality across all fields and sectors by calling for an EU Gender Equality Strategy.
07/12/2018 Progressive economy, Congress Resolution
The European economy is showing sluggish signs of economic recovery. Tax evasion and fraud bite off national budgets. The protective fence of the euro is not yet complete. Outlining the main features of a New Social Contract for Europe, this Congress-adopted resolution sets out the employment and social agenda of the PES in the run-up to the 2019 European elections.