PES preparation meeting before EU-Western Balkans Summit 16 May 2018

Date

16 May 2018

Address

Kvadrat 500 (Square 500) gallery
St Aleksander Nevsky Square
  Sofia
Bulgaria

Section

Science & Policymaking

Event Location

Bulgaria

Event Description

The Party of European Socialists will hold a preparatory meeting of progressive heads of government and party leaders in Sofia on Wednesday 16 May to discuss common positions in advance of the official EU-Western Balkans summit on 17 May.

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Location

Kvadrat 500 (Square 500) gallery, St Aleksander Nevsky Square, Sofia

 

Agenda

15:45 Media registration at the entrance on 'Vasil Levski' Boulevard
16:00 Press conference hosted by Sergei Stanishev, PES president
16:30 Media doorstepping in the lobby in front of the meeting hall
16:55 Family photo and tour de table
17:00 Start of meeting
 

Attendance

Confirmed as of 14 May

  • Sergei Stanishev, president of PES
  • António Costa, prime minister of Portugal
  • Joseph Muscat, prime minister of Malta
  • Zoran Zaev, prime minister of Macedonia
  • Alexis Tsipras, prime minister of Greece (observer)
  • Kornelia Ninova, chair of BSP Bulgaria
  • Udo Bullman MEP, president of the S&D group in the European Parliament
  • Giacomo Filibeck, PES deputy secretary general
  • Yonnec Polet, PES deputy secretary general

Information on additional participants will be circulated later.

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