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Study Days in Cyprus (8-10 January 2019)

06/01/2019

Programme

GUE/NGL STUDY DAYS in Nicosia, Cyprus

8-10 January 2019

Hilton Cyprus

98 Avenue Archbishop Makarios III

1077 Nicosia

Meeting room Ballroom B & C

TUESDAY 8 January (morning)

 

09.00 - 09.30                    Opening and Welcome by Neoklis Sylikiotis, Vice- President of  GUE/NGL Group and Andros Kyprianou, General Secretary of CC AKEL

 

The Cyprus Problem, Briefing on the latest Developments

 

09.30- 10.30                     Chair:  Dimitris Papadimoulis, GUE/NGL MEP

Andros Kyprianou, General Secretary of  CC AKEL

Guests and MEPs contribution

 

Working Conditions, Unemployment

11.00-13.00                      Chair:  Miguel Viegas, GUE/NGL MEP

Introduction: Paloma Lopez, GUE/NGL MEP

Pampis Kyritsis, General Secretary of PEO

Yiannis Socratous, President of the Secondary School Teachers Trade Union (OELMEK)

Guests and MEPs contribution

 

TUESDAY  8 January (afternoon)

Extreme Right in the EU, The Answer of the Left

15.00 -16.30                     Chair:  Lidia Senra, GUE/NGL MEP

Introduction : Dimitris Papadimoulis, GUE/NGL MEP

Nikos Trimikliniotis, Academic, Cyprus

Giorgos Charalambous, Political Scientist

Guests and MEPs contribution

 

16.45-18.00                      Debate

               

WEDNESDAY 9 January (morning)

Conference:

The Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean - An active Volcano

Part I

Geostrategy & Militarisation in the Region

Palestine

 

09.00 - 10.30                    Geostrategy & Militarisation in the Region

  Chair : Neoklis Sylikiotis, GUE/NGL MEP  

Introduction : Sabine Losing, GUE/NGL MEP

Claudia Haydt, Information Centre on Militarisation (IMI)

Speakers/Debate

 Guests and MEPs contribution

                                                                              

10.45-12.00                       Palestine

Chair and Introduction: Martina Anderson, GUE/NGL MEP 

Dr. Saed Erekat, General Secretary of PLO

Aqel Taqz, Palestinian People’s Party

Aida Touma, Communist Party of Israel

Guests and MEPs contribution

 

12.00-13.00                      Departure by bus,  tour in the old town of Nicosia and the “Green line” dividing the city

 

WEDNESDAY 9 January (afternoon)

 

Conference:

The Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean - An active Volcano

 Part II

The Region after ISIS

 

15.00 - 16.30                    The Region after ISIS

                                                   Chair : Takis Hadjigeorgiou, GUE/NGL MEP

Introduction:  Angela Vallina, GUE/NGL MEP

Raid Fahmi, General Secretary Iraqi Communist Party, Member of Parliament

Nizar Trabulsi, Syrian Communist Party Unified

Aydemir Guler,  member of the Central Council of the Communist Party of Turkey

Hişyar Özsoy,  Deputy CO-chair of HDP, Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Deputy of Diyarbakir

 Guests and MEPs contribution

 

16.45-18.00                      Guests and MEPs contribution

 

18.00- 18.15                     Closing remarks by Neoklis Sylikiotis, Vice-President of the GUE/NGL Group

 

Thursday 10 January

09.00- 10.00                     Group Meeting

 

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