• EU-wide whistleblower protections are a major step forward

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

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  • Hungarian elections

    We regret the victory of Viktor Orban and Fidesz in the Hungarian elections, because of the xenophobic, anti-Semitic and anti-European rhetoric used in his campaign and in government.

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  • PES supports further Balkan integration, encourages EU pre-accession reforms

    Prime Ministers from the PES family and leaders of the social-democratic parties from the region, PES and S&D group representatives, attended the EU-PES Balkans high-level conference in Podgorica and Tirana.

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  • 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.

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Event list

  • 28/04/18 en 9:00 PES Informal ECOFIN meeting, Sofia
  • 3/05/18 en 13:30 PES Social Europe Network meeting
  • 14/05/18 en 8:00 PES General Affairs Council (GAC) ministerial

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