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News 2020

30 June 2020

Left Parties launch European petition for free vaccine against Covid-19

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The SP launches a European petition for the free availability of a Covid-19 vaccine. The campaign is a unique collaboration of over ten left-wing parties from all over Europe, through the group of the European United Left in the European Parliament. In order to beat this pandemic, it is vitally important that a vaccine or treatment is made freely available to everyone. This is a matter of justice, but it is also crucial for public health. 

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19 May 2020

Solidarity & respect for fundamental rights is the cure for crisis

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Statement by Manon Aubry and Martin Schirdewan, Co-Presidents of the GUE/NGL group in the European Parliament and Tiny Kox, President of the European Left group in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

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1 May 2020

Kox: Abuse of corona-crisis should be addressed by Council of Europe

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On 30 April the Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe held a current affairs debate on the ‘response of the Council of Europe member States to the COVID-19 pandemic with respect to human rights, democracy and the rule of law’ during its remote meeting chaired by PACE President Rik Daems (Belgium). In the Standing Committee leaders of 47 national delegations as well as members of the PACE Bureau participate.

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9 April 2020

International solidarity in times of corona-crisis

Foto: Sander van Oorspronk

In times of crisis, international solidarity is more than ever necessary, simply because this is the most civilised way to deal with the problem. By cooperating we can better protect people's health and maintain as far as possible our employment and our productive capacity. It makes a mockery of things to be falling out at European Union at such a time, and to be widening the economic differences between northern and southern states.  We need to cooperate in our approach to the fight against the coronavirus, out of respect for all the people who now stand in the front line of our public services, indebted as we are to these soldiers in the line of fire.  

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