Local resistance against the far right in Europe

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 16:30 – 19:00 / European Parliament, ASP 1G2


16:30 – 16:40             Welcome and Opening

Gabi Zimmer, Chair of the GUE/NGL group, Germany

16:40 – 17:30              Mapping the far-right in Europe

Moderation: Cornelia Ernst, DIE LINKE, Germany

Walter Baier, Transform! Europe, Austria

  • Filippo Giuffrida, Italian Partisans’ National Association
  • René Monzat, France
  • Angelo d’Orsi, Historian, Italy
  • Peter Porsch, Publicist and politician, Germany

Conclusion: Marie-Pierre Vieu, French Communist Party, France

17:30 – 18:50             Local resistance against the far-right

Moderation: Eleonora Forenza, Communist Refoundation Party, Italy

  • György Droppa, Hungary
  • Simone Sallusti, anti-fascist activist, Italy
  • Kamila Jaronska, Razem, Poland
  • Antero Eerola, City Councilor, Finland
  • Korina Repousi, SYRIZA, Greece
  • Nikola Vukobratović, Local activist, Croatia
  • Luk Vandenhoeck, Workers’ Party of Belgium, Belgium
  • Andrej Mohar, Slovenian Partisan Federation
  • Axel Espantoso Del Amo, Spain
  • Maximilian Schirmer, DIE LINKE., Germany
  • Fernando Souto, Galicia
  • Aivars Altenburgs, Socialist Party of Latvia

18:50 – 19:00            Conclusions

Marie-Christine Vergiat, Front de gauche

Miguel Urban, PODEMOS

21:00 Public screening “In the Fade” 

CINEMA GALERIES, Koninginnengalerij 26, Galerie de la Reine, 1000 Brussel/Bruxelles

German drama film written and directed by Fatih Akin. Followed by a discussion with the actor Denis Moschitto (Danilo Fava, Şekercis’ attorney)

Moderation: Stelios Kouloglou, SYRIZA, Greece