The Greens - EFA

Forum: “Another Road for Europe”

recorded stream from the European Parliament in Brussels:

Thursday 28 June 2012, 09:30 - 18:30


Programme

  • 9.00
    Opening: Isabelle Durant, vice-president of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA); Rossana Rossanda (il Manifesto)
  • 9.15-11.45
    1. Taming finance
    The euro, financial markets, debt and fiscal policies Chair: Mario Pianta (Sbilanciamoci!)
    Opening and review of alternative proposals (10 min)
    Introductory Remarks: Trevor Evans (Euromemorandum) (10 min)
    Proposals from activists and experts (7 min. each):
    Dany Lang (Economistes atterrés), Ronald Janssen (ETUC), Andrea Della Vecchia (Joint Social Conference), Steffen Stierle (Attac Germany), Antonio Tricarico (Re:Common), Corporate Europe Observatory, Andrew Simms (New Economics Foundation), Andrea Baranes (Fondazione Responsabilità Etica), Klaus Sühl (Rosa Luxembourg Stiftung). Members of the European Parliament and political forces (7 min. each): Leonardo Dominici (Socialists and Democrats), Liem Hoang Ngoc (Socialists and Democrats, France), Jürgen Klute (European United Left, Germany), Philippe Lamberts (Greens/EFA, Belgium), Patrick Le Hyaric (European United Left, France), Gianni Pittella, vice-president of the European Parliament (Socialists and Democrats) Discussion
  • 11.45-13.00
    2. Avoiding a great depression: A green new deal, employment, ecological conversion and common goods Chair: Dany Lang (Economistes atterrés) Opening and review of alternative proposals (10 min) Introductory Remarks: Pascal Petit (Université Paris 13) (10 min) Proposals from activists and experts (7 min. each): Sarah King (ETUC), Maurizio Landini (Fiom-Cgil), Etienne Lebeau (Joint Social Conference), Giulio Marcon (Sbilanciamoci!), Thomas Coutrot (Attac France), Pierre Jonckheer (Green European Foundation), Sian Jones (European Anti-Poverty Network ), Mariya Ivancheva (European Alternatives Bulgaria), Tommaso Fattori (Water campaign), Jason Nardi (Social Watch Italian coalition) Members of the European Parliament and political forces (7 min. each): Nikolas Chountis (European United Left, Greece), Stefano Fassina (Partito Democratico, Italy), Sven Gieglod (Greens/EFA, Germany), Marisa Matias (European United Left, Portugal), Nichi Vendola (Sinistra Ecologia Libertà, Italy). Discussion
  • lunch break
  • 15.00-17.30
    3. A democratic Europe Participation and decision making at European level Chair: Monica Frassoni (European Green Party) Opening and review of alternative proposals (10 min) Introductory Remarks: Rossana Rossanda (Il Manifesto), Susan George (Attac France and Transnational Institute) (10 min each) Proposals from activists and experts (7 min. each): Rosemary Bechler (Open Democracy), Pier Virgilio Dastoli (European Movement-Permanent Forum of Civil Society), Philippe Pochet (ETUI), Hilary Wainwright (Red Pepper, UK), Fabienne Orsi (Economistes Atterrés), Franco Carminati (Joint Social Conference), Massimo Torelli (Rete@sinistra), Daniel Seco/Sergi Díaz (15M movement, Barcelona), Lorenzo Marsili (European Alternatives), Tamsin Murray-Leach/Sean Deel (London School of Economics), Raffaella Bolini (Arci), Roberto Musacchio (former MEP), Walter Baier (Transform! Europe). Members of the European Parliament (7 min. each): Isabelle Durant (Greens/EFA), Paul Murphy (European United Left Ireland), Rui Tavares (Greens/EFA), Gabi Zimmer (President, European United Left, Germany) Discussion
  • 17.30-18.30
    Conclusions and proposals for action with summaries of proposals from the Chairs and discussion on the ways ahead and on future European initiatives