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Adopted by the EL Executive Board in Rome 18-19 February 2017

Motion: Protest is not a crime! #JobstownNotGuilty

Adopté au Bureau Exécutif de Rome les 18-19 février 2017
Motion sur le Traité de Rome et le Plan B

Adopted by the EL Executive Board in Rome 18-19 February 2017
The EL welcomes the appeal, "Our Europe"

Motion adopted by the EL Executive Board in Rome 18-19 February 2017

European Left supports UN negotiations for nuclear ban

El 8 de marzo de 2017 se conmemora en un contexto histórico y político lleno de dificultades para las mujeres en Europa. En este contexto el ascenso de la extrema derecha y del populismo en el mundo occidental, como consecuencia de las políticas reaccionarias llevadas a cabo por la mayoría de gobiernos europeos, influye muy negativamente en nuestra lucha por la igualdad.

The Party of the European Left deems that it is very important that the political and social space we are building in Europe against the neo-liberal policies of the European People's Party and Social Democracy forces, is being crossed, shaken and oriented by the women's movement.

We celebrate March 8th 2017 in a historical and political context full of difficulties for women throughout Europe. In this context the growth of far right and populism in the Western world as a result of the reactionary policies of most European governments, exerts a negative influence on our struggle for equality.

“There's a valley in Spain called Jarama

It's a place that we all know so well

It was there that we fought against the Fascists

We saw a peaceful valley turn to hell”


(Jarama Valley song, in the Spanish Civil War)


On the second premature repayment of an IMF credit installment by Portugal, the President of the European Left, Gregor Gysi, declares:

"The Portuguese government which is supported by two left-wing parties after the € 2 Bn of November 2016 again prematurely repayed an installment of € 1.7 Bn to the International Monetary Fond (IMF). Thus, the country already repayed half of the received amount from the so called euro rescue programme.

On the ongoing debates and developments regarding Greece, Gregor Gysi, President of the European Left, declares: