Our goal is to fight for a Europe that is a fully cooperative, solidary, equal and socially advanced democracy. We call for empowering popular sovereignty by launching a new charter for sovereign democracy in Europe.
Over 400 participants from 120 parties, unions, foundations, NGOs and movements discussed various topics like Migration, social-ecological transformation, counterstrategies against the right-wing shift in Europe or feminist struggles.
Among the representatives were:
David Adler (DIEM 25, Greece), Alberto Garzón (Coordinator of Izquierda Unida, Spain), Gregor Gysi (President of the Party of the European Left), Benoît Hamon (founder of Génération.s, France), Pierre Laurent (Vice-President of the Party of the European Left, France), Aurélie Maréchal (Green European Foundation), Ernest Urtasun (MEP Greens/EFA, Spain), Julie Ward (MEP, Labour Party, United Kingdom) Marilisa Xenogiannakopoulou (Minister of the Administrative Reconstruction, Greece), Gabi Zimmer (MEP, President of the GUE/NGL, Germany).
Find attached the Final Declaration of the European Forum of Progressive, Ecological and Leftist Forces in Bilbao (9-11 November 2018).
For further information about Bilbao European Forum, see: europeanforum.eu