Listen to the Progressive Mediterranean
European and Arab progressive leaders are meeting today and tomorrow in Beirut (Lebanon) for a two-day debate on the refugee situation organised by the Global Progressive Forum.
This project of the GPF consist in bringing together key actors of the Arab Revolution and European decision makers and thinkers, to discuss the democratisation in the Arab world.
The objective is to make it possible for European leaders to listen to the Progressive Mediterranean people, to their experience and to their expectations, in order to build a new, progressive partnership.
After its visit to Tunisia the President of S&D Group accompanied by the Secretary General of the GPF, Javier Moreno Sánchez paid a visit to Egypt, going to the field to show support to the Progressive forces in the country.
Hannes Swoboda, President of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, visited Tunisia, accompanied by Javier Moreno Sánchez, Secretary General of the Global Progressive Forum, for an official visit three years after the beginning of the Revolution that followed Mohamed Bouazizi’s immolation. They met with the President of the National Constituent Assembly, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as members from the mais political parties and civil society and media representatives.
Le chef de file du groupe socialiste et démocrate au Parlement européen Hannes Swoboda s'est rendu en Tunisie accompagné du Secrétaire Général du Global Progressive Forum, Javier Moreno SÁNCHEZ, lors d'une visite officielle trois ans après le début de la Révolution suite à l'immolation de Mohamed Bouazizi.
On 22 and 23 November 2013, the Global Progressive Forum and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Istanbul, with the support of the S&D Group, organised a conference to discuss the present and future democratic challenges of Turkey, both internally and within Europe. The S&D Delegation was composed of the President and Vice-President of the S&D Group, Hannes Swoboda and Libor Roucek, respectively, the S&D Vice-Chair of the Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, Maria Eleni Koppa, and the Secretary General of the GPF, Javier Moreno Sánchez.