The State of the EU Crisis – the Urgency of Alternatives

Workshop of transform! europe, in cooperation with the European Left party

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Confédération des syndicats chrétiens de Belgique (CSC)

rue Pletinckx 19 – 1000 Brussels

Languages: English – French




8 December 2011, 10:30 – 18:30

  • The state of the EU crisis after he October summit, the consequences of undermining democracy and growing “oligarchisation”, the possible scenarios (10h30 – 13h)
  • What Left policy facing the power and the EU bank crisis? How to invent a new system of credit to finance the real economy and acting for the public interest? What immediate alternative measures ? (14h – 16h)
  • Can we design a European New Deal in the 21st century? What convergences and common bases for solidarity political struggles in Europe – on the brink of explosion, marked by strong contradictions and asymmetries? What initiatives in order to answer the immediate challenge for the Left (16h30 – 18h30)

9 December 2011, 9:00 – 12:00

Evaluation of the workshop which focus for our activities (crisis project) in 2012 / 2013

40 participants from 14 countries: economists / specialists from different countries; MEPs of the GUE/NGL, representatives of the European Left Party, of European networks and of Transform! member organisations