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Resistances and alternatives to the austerity measures at the local level   6/7/04

Resistances and alternatives to the austerity measures at the local level   6/7/04
REALPE Initiative the 6th and 7th of April room ASP 1 G2
 
 
 
Thursday 07 April 

 
Wednesday 06 April / 15h -18h30

Draft program
 
6th of April:
 
2.30-3pm: entrance of the visitors/guests
 
3 to 3.30pm: general introduction by Gabi Zimmer
 
3.30pm-6.30pm: First panel 
Resistances and alternatives to the austerity measures at the local level
 
3.30pm-3.40pm: Introduction by one MEP (10 min max): Martina Michels
 
3.40 pm-4.30 pm:
5 speakers (10min max each)
 
– Youssef BEN AMAR, local Councillor from Allonnes in Sarthes region, France
– Joaquim Santos, Mayor of Seixal Municipality, Portugal, PCP
– Sofie Merckx local councillor from Charleroi, Belgium, PTB
– Joseba ASIRON SAEZ, mayor of Pamplona, Basque Country
– Tobias Bank, Member of the Kreistag Havelland (country council), Member of the Gemeindevertretung Wustermark (municipal council), Germany, Die Linke. 
 
4.30pm-5pm: coffee break
 
5pm-6pm: debate
 
6pm-6.15pm: conclusion of the first panel by one MEP (10min max): Iosu Juaristi 
 
6.15-6.30pm: technical information
 
6.30pm-7pm: working group of REALPE open to all members of GUE + to REALPE responsible to see what will be the follow-up of the initiative (in front of the group room) 
 
 
 
7th of April:
 
8.30am-9am: entrance of the of the visitors/guests
 
9am-12.30am: Second Panel: 
Welcoming and integration of refugees: political, social and ethical implications 
 
 
9am-9.15am: Introduction by one MEP (10 min max): Marie-Christine Vergiat et Angela Valina 
 
9.15am-10.10 am: 
5 speakers (10min max each)
(+ video from one local elected person on the situation in Calais)
 
Speakers:
– Catarina Martins, Member of the Portuguese Parliament, Bloco de Esquerda
– Giusto Catania councillor of Palermo, Rifondazione Comunista, Italy 
– Manuel Fuentes, Federal Secretary of Municipal Policy of Izquierda Unida, Spain 
– Caroline Täljeblad from Umeå Municipality parliament Sweden, Left Party
– Rena Dourou president of Attika region, Greece
 
10.30-11h45: debate  
 
11h45-12h: conclusion of the second panel by one MEP (10min max): Dimitrios Papadimoulis
 
12h-12h15: general conclusion and declaration
 
12.30am: end of the conference