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26/04/2018 Eurozone on the agenda for Bulgarian leaders

Senior politicians from Bulgaria are meeting in Sofia today at the initiative of PES president Sergei Stanishev to discuss the future of Bulgaria in the eurozone.

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25/04/2018 Company law package: Good opportunity to safeguard workers' rights in the single market

The PES welcomes the European Commission's proposals to strengthen company law and safeguard workers' rights in Europe, announced today by Commission first vice-president Frans Timmermans.

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23/04/2018 PES: EU-wide whistleblower protections are a major step forward

New proposals to strengthen whistleblower protections in the EU are most welcome and should be adopted as soon as possible to protect employees who have the courage to speak up in the public interest, says the PES.

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19/04/2018 PES and European Parliament unite to oppose Philippine abuses

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the overwhelming support of Members of the European Parliament to oppose human rights abuses by the government of the Philippines.

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18/04/2018 PES supports launch of accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia

The Party of European Socialists supports the European Commission's proposal to open EU accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia.

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17/04/2018 Employment and social ministers call for strong Social Fund

Socialist ministers are firmly committed to fighting for a strong European Social Fund which will help to end poverty and social exclusion, as well as promoting employment and skills development, and successfully integrating refugees throughout Europe.

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15/04/2018 PES representative detained and expelled from Philippines

The Party of European Socialists protests in the strongest possible terms the unjustified detention and deportation today (Sunday) of one of its senior representatives by the government of the Philippines.

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14/04/2018 Syrian crisis needs a swift ceasefire agreement and a political solution, not a military one

The Party of European Socialists calls for a peaceful solution and diplomatic talks in the light of the frightening escalation of the crisis in Syria.

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11/04/2018 PES congratulates PES Women president Zita Gurmai on her election as a Hungarian MP

The Party of European Socialists congratulates PES Women president Zita Gurmai on her election as a member of the Hungarian parliament. The PES values her commitment to women’s rights and her determination to fight the reactionary, authoritarian government led by Viktor Orban.

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09/04/2018 PES regrets victory of Orban on a xenophobic, anti-European ticket

The Party of European Socialists regrets the victory of Viktor Orban and Fidesz in the Hungarian elections, particularly because of the xenophobic, anti-Semitic and anti-European rhetoric used in the campaign and in government.

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