The Party of the European Left (EL) initiates its fifth term with more parties, with the vocation of being a useful party for the peoples of Europe and with the challenge of creating an annual forum that assembles all the trade unions, political, social, environmental, progressive and emergent forces ready to break with neoliberalism, austerity and capitalism.
The delegates of the 5th Congress of the Party of the European Left (EL) elected this Saturday the German Gregor Gysi as the new EL President for a three-year term that will end in late 2019.
The second day of the 5th Congress of the Party of the European Left (EL) started with the intervention of national delegations, in a debate that will dominate the works of a day that will culminate with the election of the new presidency.
The Congress of the Party of the European Left (EL) begun this Friday, in Berlin, with a call for a Europe of peace against the growing militarisation of Europe and the increasingly worrying policies of the EU. Bern Riexinger, Co-Chair of Die Linke, was the first to take the floor to welcome the more than 220 delegates and 118 guests, coming from 40 countries, participating in this congress that has the motto “Building Alliances”.
“Building Alliances: For a Europe of Solidarity” is the motto of the 5thCongress of the Party of the European Left (EL) that starts this Friday, December 16th. 223 delegates are expected to gather in Berlin during the next three days, where over 100 international guests and speakers will also take part.