Annual Meeting of transform! europe
On December 15, 2007, transform! europe assembled for its 2007 annual meeting in Athens. At the same time, the Greek member organisation, the Nicos Poulantzas Institute, celebrated it ten-year anniversary by a series of public events.
Nine member organisations from nine European countries took part in the transform! meeting: transform.at (Austria), Left Forum (Finland), Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (Germany), Nicos Poulantzas Institute (Greece), transform.italia (Italy), Espaces Marx (France), Cultures of Work and of Socialism (Portugal), Foundation for Marxist Research (Spain) and the Centre for Marxist Studies (Sweden).
As observers, there took part in the session the coordinator of the network “PRESOM – Privatisation and the European Social Model, Jörg Huffschmid, as well as Anastasia Theodorakopoulou for the executive of the Party of the European Left.
As far as the project submitted together with the European Left to the EU Commission “European Social Model and Left Actors” (approved in the meantime by the commission) is concerned, the next steps were defined:
Several applications for membership in the network were submitted to the network. These will be treated at the next meeting (summer 2008) in the context of an “enlargement strategy” for transform! europe.
Uta Tackenberg was elected treasurer and Walter Baier coordinator of transform!
As common projects for the common year, there were defined: