The Party of European Socialists (PES) is a social democratic and progressive European political party. The PES comprises national-level political parties from all member states of the European Union (EU) plus Norway and the United Kingdom.
- 1973 (Confederation), 9–10 November 1992 (Party)
- Rue Guimard 10, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
Die Sozialdemokratische Partei Europas ist eine europäische politische Partei. Sie umfasst 33 sozialdemokratische und sozialistische Parteien sowie Arbeiterparteien aus der gesamten Europäischen Union, aus dem Vereinigten Königreich und aus Norwegen sowie weitere assoziierte Parteien aus mehreren anderen europäischen Ländern und ...
- 10. November 1992
- Den Haag
The Party of European Socialists (PES), as the second largest political family represented in the EU, supports the opposition’s joint presidential candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s pledge… Future of Europe & Neighbourhood
- Full member
The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) is the political group in the European Parliament of the Party of European Socialists (PES). The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats was officially founded as a Socialist Group on 29 June 1953 which makes it the second oldest political group in the European ...
- Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Party of European Socialists. Learn more about the functioning of the Party of European Socialists (PES), about the Heads of State and Government from our political family, our members, the values that guide our action and check the documents approved in key meetings.
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).
The SPD holds pro-EU stances and is a member of the Party of European Socialists and sits with the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats group in the European Parliament. With 16 MEPs, it is the third largest party in the group.