• 07 Junio 2013 - 07 Junio 2013
  • Athens
  • Inscripción
  • Venue: 
    Olympic Stadium (Irini station)
    Room 6, Interviews Hall of Olympic Natatorium

    Interpretation: EN, FR, EL

  • GUE/NGL invites
  • Austerity and the Economic External Agenda of the EU

  • Dialogue between economists, politicians and representatives of social movements – in preparation of the Alter Summit.




Welcoming words

  • Gabi Zimmer

  • Nikolaos Chountis (GUE/NGL MEPs)

Short introductions
of the issue:

  • Asbjorn Wahl (Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees and Campaign for the Welfare State): Austerity: The hidden agenda of the EU

  • Debbie Valencia (Campaign for Migrant Domestic Workers): Migrants, austerity and the external agenda of the EU

  • Tom Kucharz, Spain (Ecologistas en Acción, S2B, ATM): Key elements of the external economic relations of the EU 

And dialogue
with the participation of:
Pedro Paez (Economist, Superintendant, Ecuador), Franco Carminati (Attac Belgium), Brid Brennan (Transnational Institute-TNI), Sarah Brennan (Political Journalist/Analyst Ireland), Bruno Poncelet, (CEPAG-FGTB Wallonne), Mariana Mortagua (Portuguese economist), Walter Baier (Transform), Nonoi Hacbang (Transnational Migrant Platform), Marica Frangakis (Greek economist), Tommaso Fattori, (Water movement, Italy), Mireille Bruyère (Économistes Atterrés),
Sonja Abringer (MP, Social-democrat party, Austria), Paul Murphy, (MEP Socialist Party, Ireland), Kenneth Haar (CEO), Kelly Mulvaney (FELS-Blockupy) , Philippe Lambert (Greens, Belgium, tbc), Marisa Matias, (Blocco, Portugal), Marie-Christine Vergiat, (FdG, France) and more economists, members of social movements, networks and different political forces

Participants are also invited to take part in the conference organised by EUROPEN and Economistes Atterrés, that will take place immediately afterwards, on the issue: 
What Alternative Economic Policies to Get Out of Austerity?

Paul-Emile Dupret, phone: +32 474 363077
Tanja Niemeyer, phone: +32 486 375199