Ciolacu: Europe needs more social policies

Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu said on Saturday, in the context of participating in the PES Congress in Rome, that Europe needs more policies supported by European social democracy.

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“Europe needs more social policies, it needs humanization, it needs the energy and ideas that European social democracy supports! When we say that no one should be left behind, we have to act. And, I say it modestly, we were the ones who always did this thing”wrote the Prime Minister of Romania in a post on Facebook.

“Whether we are talking about Pedro Sanchez in Spain, Antonio Costa in Portugal, Stefan Lofven in Sweden, Mette Frederiksen in Denmark, Olaf Scholz in Germany or the Social Democratic Party in Romania, we were the ones who increased the minimum wage , we increased pensions, created jobs, supported young people and developed our countries. And an example of this is Nicolas Schmit. The Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, the man who developed the SURE program that saved millions of jobs. Within the framework of SURE, Romania benefited from over 3 billion euros”, the head of the PSD also wrote.

Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu, PSD leader, is participating on Friday and Saturday in the Congress of the Party of European Socialists (PES), which is taking place in Rome, in the context of the elections for the European Parliament in June 2024.

During the congress, the joint electoral program of the social democrats for the European Parliament will be adopted and the joint candidate of the PES for the presidency of the European Commission will be appointed.

On the occasion of the meeting of social democratic leaders from the European Union, Prime Minister Marcel Ciolacu will have a series of high-level meetings with the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, the Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, the Prime Minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, the President of PES, Stefan Lofven, the joint candidate of PES for the presidency of the European Commission, Nicolas Schmit, as well as with other social democratic leaders in Europe, informed the Social Democratic Party, in a press release, quoted by Agerpres.