Stanishev condemns Macedonian government’s actions

Today S&D MEP and PES President Sergei Stanishev took part in the debate on the situation in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia during this week’s EP plenary session in Strasbourg.


In his speech he pointed out that from a front-runner in EU integration among applicant countries, Macedonia has fallen in a continuous deep political crisis […]

By |May 21st, 2015|News, Top|0 Comments

Stanishev: “Politics need young people”

The MEP from PES Sergei Stanishev opened a conference in the European Parliament on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the Croatial Social Democracy. The conference was organized by the Head of Croatian Delegation with the Socialists & Democrats in the EP, Tonino Picula.


In his speech, Stanishev stressed the important role of young people […]

By |April 22nd, 2015|News, Top|0 Comments

European Parliament respected Stanishev’s request for a fast-track procedure for the waiver of his immunity

Today in Strasbourg the European Parliament voted for the waiver of the immunity of the Bulgarian MEP Sergei Stanishev following a fast-track procedure which was applied on his explicit request to the members of the EP Committee on Legal Affairs.


During a committee hearing on Monday Stanishev informed his colleagues that he has renounced his own […]

By |March 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Stanishev: “Macedonian government must show will to change!”

“Macedonia has made progress in certain areas, but specific actions are expected in the direction of good neighbourly relations with Bulgaria ” said the Bulgarian MEP Sergei Stanishev during a debate in Strasbourg on the report on Macedonia’s progress on its road to EU membership.


Stanishev expressed deep concerns of the socialist family regarding the deteriorating […]

By |March 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Stanishev to Dačić: ‘Holding the OSCE Chairmanship for 2015, Serbia will have to ensure the implementation of the decisions of the Geneva conference’

S&D MEP Sergei Stanishev met Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dačić on Tuesday in Brussels. During the meeting they discussed Serbia’s readiness to start accession negotiations with the EU. ‘The entry into force of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement is only the first step on a long road which lies […]

By |February 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Stanishev expressed his support for Šefčovič’s vision for the Energy Union in Europe

Vice-President of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič presented today the strategy for a European energy union. The framework strategy is a package of measures aimed at transforming the energy systems in the EU and its Member States which have to be implemented in the next 5 years.


Sergei Stanishev, MEP, welcomed the initiative of the Commission: […]

By |February 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Stanishev: The political instability in Macedonia threatens its European integration

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament adopted today its annual resolution on the progress of Macedonia towards its EU membership. The members passed a number of amendments proposed by Bulgarian S&D MEP Sergei Stanishev, who is also Vice-President of the EU-FYROM Joint Parliamentary Committee.

Socialists believe that the start of accession negotiations can have […]

By |February 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Stanishev to Commission: ‘As long as Bulgaria and Romania are kept out of Schengen, there will be no security in Europe

The Bulgarian MEP asked for the support of the Commissioners for the Bulgarian community in Ukraine


On the eve of the meeting of the EU Heads of States and Governments on 12 February, Sergei Stanishev took part in a debate on the preparation of the European Council during EP’s plenary session in Strasbourg. The agenda of […]

By |February 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The socialists in the EP give shoulder to Greece with the debt crisis

The Group of Socialists & Democrats want a renegotiation of the scheme for the repayment of the public debt of Greece and urgent measures for economic recovery


The Group of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament took a formal position on Greece’s debt crisis during the plenary session in Strasbourg. The topic will be one […]

By |February 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Sergei Stanishev: The only possible solution to the Ukraine crisis is a political one

The only possible solution to the Ukraine crisis is a political and a peaceful one. S&D MEP and PES President Sergei Stanishev expressed this view during a studio interview for one of Bulgaria’s leading TV channels, bTV. He reminded that his now long-standing view had ever been that any hard, long-lasting or even confrontational negotiations […]

By |February 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments