Arab Spring

A common vision for a progressive Arab world - Cairo 19-20 January 2013

On 19-20 January 2013, the GPF participated to a conference in Cairo, Egypt titled "A common vision for a progressive Arab world - Listening to the Progressive Mediterranean initiative".
 
The conference was organized together with the PES, the FEPS and the Arab Social Democratic Forum.
 
Conference Documents
 

Tunisia's Democratic Transition

Tunisian leaders must ensure the continuation of democratic transition

 

The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament expresses its support for all of the players involved in democratic transition in Tunisia, but also underlines its concern about the obstacles and challenges faced on the ground.

 

CINEMA-DEBATE: "UN ETE A SIDI BOUZEKRI" - DOCUMENTARY

Start date / End date: 
Wed, 11/23/2011 - 13:30 - 16:00
Location: 
Square - Brussels meeting centre
Glass Entrance - rue Mont des Arts - Brussels
Belgium
Theme: 
Listening to the Progressive Mediterranean

SYRIA AT THE CROSSROADS - S&D GROUP CONFERENCE - ARAB SPRING

The Socialist & Democrats Group organize a conference on Syria at the Crossroads which will take place from 15.30 to 19.00 on Wednesday 7th December 2011 in the meeting room ASP 3G2 in the European Parliament, Brussels with the participation of representatives of the Syrian National Council.
 
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Start date / End date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011 - 15:30 - 19:00
Location: 
European Parliament
Rue Wiertz 43 1047 Bruxelles
Belgium
Theme: 
Listening to the Progressive Mediterranean

Conference Building the Road to Democracy - Live Webstreaming!

 

 

 

WATCH IT LIVE

Live Streaming: you can watch the conference on the homepage of the GPF Website

Live blogging: you can follow GPFTweets and comment on Twitter  #GPFmed

 

 

 

GPF Conference “Arab Spring: A Progressive Agenda for a new Arab World”

European socialists and progressives from the Arab region met today in Tunis within the frame of the conference “A new progressive agenda for a new Arab world”.
 

Theme: 
Listening to the Progressive Mediterranean

UN must react to Bashar al-Assad's crackdowns

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament fully support the Arab's League proposal to deploy a joint UN/Arab peacekeeping mission in Syria and invite the Security Council to immediately adopt a resolution to this effect.   
 

Libya: EU must move from solidarity to practical support

Ana Gomes, the Parliament's standing rapporteur for Libya and S&D co-ordinator for the foreign affairs, departed yesterday on a five-day European Parliament mission to Libya. The Parliamentary delegation will go to Tripoli and Benghazi to meet with the Libyan authorities, ambassadors from the EU and its member states, representatives from the UN and the US, NGOs and civil society activists.
 
Before leaving, the S&D MEP explained:
 

Strong S&D support for the EU-Morocco advanced statute

 

The foreign affairs committee in the European Parliament today passed - with the support of the Socialists and Democrats - the conclusion of a protocol to the Euro-Mediterranean agreement.  This establishes an association between the European Communities and their member states, and the Kingdom of Morocco regarding a framework agreement on the participation of Morocco in EU programmes.

EuroArab Forum event: "Creative resistance in Syria"

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    Start date / End date: 
    Mon, 02/06/2012 - 18:30 - 20:00
    Location: 
    "Cercle des Voyageurs"
    18 rue des Grands Carmes, 1000 Brussels
    Belgium
    Theme: 
    Listening to the Progressive Mediterranean
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