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Impressions – Beirut Seminar

The Seminar on ”Refugees Struggle for Freedom”, hosted by PSP Lebanon and in cooperation with ASDF, PES, S&D Group, GPF, Solidar and FEPS, took place on 30 – 31 October 2015 in Beirut, Lebanon (pictures by Maurice Weiss).0501Kertesz654.TIF

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Final Declaration – Beirut Seminar: “Working Together to Address the Refugee Crisis”

Beirut, Lebanon, on 30-31st October 2015

We have come together as progressives in Lebanon to address the challenges posed by the refugee crisis. In the last months and years we have seen a sharp increase in refugees crossing water and land to reach the EU. While the EU has received about 500,000 refugees, this holds no comparison to the millions being hosted in neighbouring countries. Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey bear the biggest brunt and deserve our utmost support. Read More…

”Refugees Struggle for Freedom”, Seminar in Beirut, 30-31 October 2015

The Seminar on ”Refugees Struggle for Freedom”, hosted by PSP Lebanon and in cooperation with ASDF, PES, S&D Group, GPF, Solidar and FEPS, will be held on 30-31 October in Beirut, Lebanon.

Invitation – Beirut (PDF)

Draft Programme 30. – 31.10. (PDF)

“Refugees are Welcome – Towards a Progressive Refugee Policy!”

Progressive Alliance and the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) to the European Leaders on the Occasion of the Extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council on 14 September 2015 in Brussels:

Refugees are Welcome – Towards a Progressive Refugee Policy!

We are facing the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War. Most of the refugees are domestic or end up in the neighboring countries. A few of them try to continue to Europe. European politics have to show that it complies with the core values and fulfils the high expectations of protecting human dignity and shouldering the reception of persecuted human beings. It is time for actions that guarantee all people safety and respect for the fundamental human rights.
This is what the Progressive Alliance and the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) are calling in their common statement to the European leaders on the occasion of the Extraordinary Justice and Home Affairs Council on 14 September 2015 in Brussels.

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