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ESF 2008

European Left delegations from all over Europe participated in the demonstration during the 5th European Social Forum taking place from 17 to 21 September in Malmö (Sweden) 2008.

Statement of Obey Ament (member of the Latin America working group): The people of Bolivia face a real «uprising of the powerful». Since the election of president Evo Morales, the most reactionary sectors of this country try by all means, violence included, to defeat the reforms that the Bolivian people need.

13 organisations from the European Left representing 13 countries participated in the EL Conference on Education, held in Paris on June 19th and 20th, 2008.

On April 5th and 6th the Communist Party of Spain and the European Left organised a conference in Barcelona, focusing on equality politics, quotas and democracy, gender violence and precariousness in the EU context.

Resolution of the third meeting of the network of left trade unionists in and close to the European Left Party in Vienna, 1-2 February 2008

The left wing trade unionists network who celebrated their 3rd meeting in Vienna (1st – 3rd February 2008) express their solidarity and support in the strikes, manifestations and hard struggles of Greek dockworkers against the neoliberal policies that the Greek government is implementing in the Greek ports of Pireaus and Thessaloniki.

The left wing trade unionists who met for their 3rd meeting in Vienna, Austria (1st-3rd February 2008) agreed and express their utmost solidarity and support to the national strike of the Estonian Locomotive Drivers Trade Union which take place on the 4th of February 2008.

In continuation of the meetings in Berlin 2006 and Athens 2007 the preparatory committee that consists of representatives of DIE LINKE (Germany), CPA (Austria) and EUiA (Catalonia) invites to the next meeting in Vienna from February 1st to 3rd 2008.

On Saturday, October 6th 2007, representatives of the glbt-groups of the French Communist Party (PCF), the Italian Party of the Communist Refoundation (PRC), the Portuguese Left Block (BE) and THE LEFT (DIE LINKE) met in Berlin an agreed on the following issues:

In October 2007 members of 4 parties (PCF, Bloco de Esquerda, Rifondazione comunista and DIE LINKE) gathered in Berlin and finally gave birth to the Group of Fight against LGBT discrimination network of the EL. Since October members of 2 other Parties (KPÖ and Izquierda Unida) joined the network.... by Benjamin Salesse

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