When asked about her vision for a world where gender equality is a reality, Aya Chebbi sees “a world where women own their own narratives, because our struggle is a struggle for voice.”
Tunisia is the most promising example of democratic consolidation after the Arab Spring, and supporting Tunisia is a priority for European Socialists.
Enrique Guerrero Salom MEP, Co-Chair of the Global Progressive Forum, and Elena Valenciano MEP, Vice-President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, strongly expressed their condemnation at the dangerous and hate-fueling far-right initiative to send a boat in the Mediterranean to forbid migrants’ rafts to reach European shores.
GPF Secretary General Doriano Dragoni and PES Deputy Secretary General Giacomo Filibeck met Yousif Ahmed Sadiq, President of the Parliament of South-Kurdistan and
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.
The Global Progressive Forum, together with Solidar, the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), the Arab Social Democratic Forum and CCOO, will organize a common workshop in Tunis on 25 March in the framework of the World Social Forum.
The Global Progressive Forum, in co-operation with Solidar and the Party of European Socialists (PES), is currently playing an active role at the World Social Forum in Tunis (24-28 March). The forum focuses on topics such as economic and social rights, the fight against poverty and inequality, women’s rights and gender equality, and financial regulation, debt and taxation. The event includes participants from more than 5000 organisations from 121 countries.