One more year, the Party of the European Left started the political course participating fully in La Fête de L´Humanité in Paris, in the biggest political-cultural event in Europe, visited by half a million people each year. They have done so both with its informative stand, point of encounter and exchange of information and experiences, as well as in the debates that have been developed during what organizers called "Trois Jours pour refaire le monde" (Three days to remake the world).
El Partido de la Izquierda Europea (PIE) condena la decisión del Senado brasileño de proceder a la destitución de la presidenta Dilma Rousseff. Esta destitución es la Íltima tentativa que se hace para tratar de darle una legitimidad al golpe de Estado que se ha venido organizando estos últimos meses, verdadero crimen contra la democracia que cometen los sectores más corruptos de la vida política brasileña.
The Party of the European Left expresses its joy for the signing of the "Final agreement for the termination of conflict and the construction of a stable and durable peace", signed in La Havana, Cuba the 24th of August 2016 between the FARC-EP and the Colombian government.
The Party of the European Left congratulates all forces fighting against the applications of sanctions to Portugal and Spain, which obtained this week the cancelation of the budget fines by the European Commission.
The relations between the Party of the European Left and the Foro de São Paulo consolidate and deepen. An example of that was the participation of Mónica Valente from the Executive Secretary of the Foro de São Paulo in the Summer University of the European Left.
This European Union does not satisfy anyone, neither to the transformative left, which debates on another model based on solidarity, nor to the architects of this Europe of austerity working to deepen and consolidate their neoliberal model, limiting more and more the fiscal competencies of its member states.
The opening session of the 11th Summer University of the Party of the European Left (EL) took place the past 20th of July in Tuscany, with more than 260 participants from 31 countries. During the four days, Chianciano Terme is the place where the European Left discusses and analyses the latest events, politically, economically and socially, few months before its fourth Congress taking place at the end of the year in Berlin.
The EL Working Group Middle East, with leftist parties of the two sides of the Mediterranean, has begun to work on the Third Mediterranean Conference to be held in the Spanish city of Malaga in April 2017 as decided yesterday, on July the 19th in Rome.
The European Left sharply condemns the attempt of a military coup d’etat in Turkey. This is no way to establish democracy and no way to secure human rights.
At the same time we are very clear in our condemnation of the current arbitrary reprisals against real or presumed enemies of the Erdogan government. The perpetrators of the military coup have to face the judicial consequences of their deeds but the imprisonment of thousands of people on the flimsiest of pretexts is in contravention of the rule of law and creates new divisions in an already fragmented society.