Party of European Socialists

PESSocialist GroupSocialistsSOCEuropean Social-DemocratsEuropean socialismPSES&DSocialistConfederation of Socialist Parties
The Party of European Socialists (PES) is a social-democratic European political party.wikipedia
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Labour Party (UK)

Labour PartyLabourBritish Labour Party
This includes major parties such as the Italian Democratic Party, the British Labour Party, the French Socialist Party, Social Democratic Party of Germany and the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party. Labour Party and Social Democratic and Labour Party of the UK On 28-29 September 2012, the PES Congress in Brussels Congress elected interim president Sergei Stanishev as full President, as well as four deputies: Jean-Christophe Cambadélis (1st Vice-President – PS), Elena Valenciano (PSOE), Jan Royall (Labour) and Katarína Neveďalová (Smer-SD).
Labour is a full member of the Party of European Socialists and Progressive Alliance, and holds observer status in the Socialist International.

Socialist Party (France)

Socialist PartyPSSocialist
This includes major parties such as the Italian Democratic Party, the British Labour Party, the French Socialist Party, Social Democratic Party of Germany and the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party. On 28-29 September 2012, the PES Congress in Brussels Congress elected interim president Sergei Stanishev as full President, as well as four deputies: Jean-Christophe Cambadélis (1st Vice-President – PS), Elena Valenciano (PSOE), Jan Royall (Labour) and Katarína Neveďalová (Smer-SD).
The PS is a member of the Party of European Socialists (PES), the Socialist International (SI) and the Progressive Alliance.

Socialist International

SIobserver statusInternational Socialist Forum
Most member, associate and observer parties are members of the wider Progressive Alliance or Socialist International.
The Party of European Socialists (PES), a major European political party, is an associated organisation of the SI.

Social Democratic Party of Germany

SPDSocial Democratic PartySocial Democrats
This includes major parties such as the Italian Democratic Party, the British Labour Party, the French Socialist Party, Social Democratic Party of Germany and the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party.
The SPD is a member of the Party of European Socialists and initiated the founding of the Progressive Alliance international for social-democratic parties on 22 May 2013 after criticising the Socialist International for its acceptance of authoritarian parties.

Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

S&DPESSOC
Its political group in the European Parliament is the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D).
The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) is the political group in the European Parliament of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Sergei Stanishev

The PES is currently led by its president Sergei Stanishev, a former Prime Minister of Bulgaria. On 28-29 September 2012, the PES Congress in Brussels Congress elected interim president Sergei Stanishev as full President, as well as four deputies: Jean-Christophe Cambadélis (1st Vice-President – PS), Elena Valenciano (PSOE), Jan Royall (Labour) and Katarína Neveďalová (Smer-SD).
Sergei Dmitrievich Stanishev (Сергей Дмитриевич Станишев; born 5 May 1966) is a Bulgarian politician who has served as President of the Party of European Socialists since November 2011 and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Bulgaria.

Spanish Socialist Workers' Party

PSOEsocialistSocialist Party
This includes major parties such as the Italian Democratic Party, the British Labour Party, the French Socialist Party, Social Democratic Party of Germany and the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party. On 28-29 September 2012, the PES Congress in Brussels Congress elected interim president Sergei Stanishev as full President, as well as four deputies: Jean-Christophe Cambadélis (1st Vice-President – PS), Elena Valenciano (PSOE), Jan Royall (Labour) and Katarína Neveďalová (Smer-SD).
The PSOE is a member of the Party of European Socialists, Progressive Alliance and the Socialist International.

European political party

European political alliancepolitical party at European levelEuroparties
The Party of European Socialists (PES) is a social-democratic European political party.

Political groups of the European Parliament

political groupgroupparliamentary group
Its political group in the European Parliament is the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D).
Groups may be based around a single European political party (e.g. the European People's Party, the Party of European Socialists) or they can include more than one European party as well as national parties and independents (e.g. the Liberal Group).

Democratic Party (Italy)

Democratic PartyPDDemocratic
This includes major parties such as the Italian Democratic Party, the British Labour Party, the French Socialist Party, Social Democratic Party of Germany and the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party.
A third motion, presented by Gavino Angius and supportive of the PD only within the Party of European Socialists (PES), obtained 10% of the vote.

Social Democrats (Denmark)

Social DemocratsSocial Democratic PartySocial Democrat
Social Democrats of Denmark
A member of the Party of European Socialists (PES), the Social Democrats have three MEPs in the European Parliament.

Labour Party (Ireland)

Labour PartyLabourIrish Labour Party
Labour Party of Ireland
The Labour Party is a member of the Progressive Alliance, Socialist International, and Party of European Socialists (PES).

European Committee of the Regions

Committee of RegionsCommittee for Financial and Administrative AffairsCommittee of the Regions
The PES also operates in the Committee of the Regions (in the PES Group in the Committee of the Regions) and the European Council.
Karl-Heinz Lambertz (Belgium / Party of European Socialists, PES), Senator of the German-speaking Community of Belgium was elected President of the European Committee of the Regions on 12 July 2017.

Poul Nyrup Rasmussen

NyrupPN RasmussenPoul Oluf Nyrup Rasmussen
In 2004 Poul Nyrup Rasmussen defeated Giuliano Amato to be elected President of the PES, succeeding Robin Cook in the post.
Poul Oluf Nyrup Rasmussen (, informally Poul Nyrup, born 15 June 1943), was Prime Minister of Denmark from 25 January 1993 to 27 November 2001 and President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) from 2004 to 2011.

Labour Party (Netherlands)

Labour PartyPvdADutch Labour Party
Labour Party of the Netherlands
The Labour Party is a member of the European Party of European Socialists and the global Progressive Alliance.

Social Democratic and Labour Party

SDLPSocial Democratic and Labour SDLP
Labour Party and Social Democratic and Labour Party of the UK
The SDLP has fraternal links with other European social-democratic parties, including the Irish Labour Party and British Labour Party (neither of which contests elections in Northern Ireland), and is affiliated to the Socialist International and Party of European Socialists.

2014 Party of European Socialists presidential primaries

Common Candidate processPES presidential primaryunopposed
The PES had already agreed in 2011 to use a PES presidential primary for the election.
The 2014 Party of European Socialists presidential primaries is the selection process by which the members of the Party of European Socialists (PES) and will choose the PES candidate for President of the European Commission ahead of the 2014 European elections.

Socialist Party (Portugal)

Socialist PartyPSSocialist
Socialist Party of Portugal
PS is a member of the Socialist International, Progressive Alliance and Party of European Socialists, and has eight members in the European Parliament within the Socialists & Democrats (S&D) Group during the eighth parliament.

Italian Democratic Socialist Party

PSDIDemocratic Socialist PartyItalian Workers' Socialist Party
Italian Democratic Socialist Party, Italian Socialist Party and Democratic Party of the Left of Italy
The PSDI was a member of Socialist International and a founder member of the Party of European Socialists (PES).

Czech Social Democratic Party

ČSSDSocial Democratic PartySocial Democrats
The ČSSD is a member of the Party of European Socialists, the Socialist International and the Progressive Alliance.

Bulgarian Socialist Party

BSPSocialist PartySocialists
It is a member of the Party of European Socialists with a pro-EU stance, although it has taken some euroskeptic positions and called for an end to EU sanctions against Russia.

Elena Valenciano

María Elena Valenciano Martínez-Orozco
On 28-29 September 2012, the PES Congress in Brussels Congress elected interim president Sergei Stanishev as full President, as well as four deputies: Jean-Christophe Cambadélis (1st Vice-President – PS), Elena Valenciano (PSOE), Jan Royall (Labour) and Katarína Neveďalová (Smer-SD).
María Elena Valenciano Martínez-Orozco (born 18 September 1960) is a Spanish politician of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, part of the Party of European Socialists.

Social Democratic Party of Finland

Social Democratic PartySocial DemocratsSocial Democrat
The SDP has a close relationship with Finland's largest trade union, SAK, and is a member of the Socialist International, the Party of European Socialists, and SAMAK.

Social Democratic Party (Estonia)

Social Democratic PartySDEModerates
The SDE has been a member of the Party of European Socialists since 16 May 2003 and a member of the Socialist International since November 1990.

Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party

LSAPSocialist PartySocialist Workers' Party
Luxembourg Socialist Workers' Party
It is affiliated to the Socialist International, Progressive Alliance and Party of European Socialists.