Latin America and the Caribbean

Meeting of the SI Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean in the Dominican Republic

09-10 May 2014

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Latifa Perry

The SI Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean met in the Dominican Republic on 9-10 May 2014, hosted by the Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD). At the opening of the meeting, the Committee paid tribute to the memory and legacy of José Francisco Peña Gómez, who was for many years leader of the PRD and a prominent figure of social democracy in the region....
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Migrations

Meeting of the SI Committee on Migrations

02-03 May 2014

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Essatti Abdelaziz

Under the main theme of “Humanising Migration”, the SI Committee on Migrations convened in Tangiers, Morocco, on 2-3 May 2014, hosted by the Socialist Union of Popular Forces, USFP. In a widely attended opening session, the gathering was addressed by Driss Lachguar, First Secretary of the USFP, Abdallah Boussouf, Secretary General...
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Africa

Meeting of the SI Africa Committee, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

28-29 March 2014

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H.E. President Kikwete and participants at the meeting

Leaders and representatives from over twenty parties and organisations took part in the two-day meeting of the Socialist International Africa Committee which was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 28-29 March, hosted by the SI member party in that country, Chama Cha Mapinduzi, CCM...
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Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean

Global politics and economy – the view from Latin America and the Caribbean

26-27 July 2013

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Latifa Perry

On 26-27 July 2013, the Socialist International held a meeting of its Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean, SICLAC, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, hosted by the People’s National Party, PNP, with the participation of Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, PNP leader and a Vice-President of the Socialist International. The meeting was convened following consultations among members of the SI Presidium from the region and included on its agenda the election of the authorities of the Committee for the current inter-congress period...

Committee on Local Governments

SI Committee discussions in Chile and meeting with Michelle Bachelet

19-20 July 2013

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The SI Committee on Local Governments, established by decision of the Council in February this year in Cascais, Portugal, held its first meeting in Santiago, Chile on 19 and 20 July. The Committee also held a meeting with the candidate of the progressive forces for the Presidency of the Republic, Michelle Bachelet, who shared her views with the representatives of the Socialist International, commenting on some of the main objectives of her government programme…

The CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea

Meeting of the Socialist International Committee for the CIS, Caucasus and Black Sea, Tbilisi, Georgia

03-04 June 2013

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Latifa Perry

Socialist International member parties from the CIS, Caucasus and Black Sea region gathered in Tbilisi on 3-4 June 2013, to discuss current priorities and challenges to social democracy in the region and ways to overcome conflicts, a fundamental need to achieve fair and prosperous societies. The meeting was hosted by the SI member party in Georgia, the Social Democrats for Development, SDD...

The Kurdish People

SI Committee on Kurdish People in Sulaimaniya

12 April 2013

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Hama Omer

The SI Committee on the Kurdish People, established by the Council following a decision by the Congress, held its first meeting in Sulaimaniya, on Friday 12 April 2013. It was hosted by the SI member Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, PUK, and brought together participants from more than twenty Kurdish political parties and organisations from Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria...

Africa

Supporting peace, democracy and solidarity in the Sahel

17-18 March 2013

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Latifa Perry

Building on the discussions and decisions of the recent SI Council regarding the situation in the Sahel, a meeting of the Socialist International Africa Committee was held in Niamey, Niger, on 17-18 March, to focus on the crisis in Mali and its implications for the region and the continent. Hosted by the SI member party in Niger, the Party for Democracy and Socialism of Niger, PNDS, it included a broad participation of leaders and representatives of many parties from the region and beyond...

Africa

SI Africa Committee meets in Praia

30-31 July 2012

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A meeting of the Socialist International Africa Committee took place on 30-31 July in Praia, Cape Verde hosted by the African Party of Cape Verde's Independence, PAICV. Delegates from member parties and guests from across the continent and beyond gathered for this two day meeting in preparation of the XXIV Congress of the Socialist International to be held in Cape Town, with a view to incorporate the regional perspectives on the main themes to be addressed by the Congress...

CIS, Caucasus and the Black Sea

Committee meeting in Chişinău: strengthening the economy, securing democracy and resolving conflicts in the region

23-24 July 2012

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The SI Committee for the CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea met on 23-24 July 2012 in Chişinău, Republic of Moldova, hosted by the Democratic Party of Moldova. In its agenda, the committee discussed three main themes: the economic outlook for the CIS, the Caucasus and the Black Sea: incorporating regional perspectives in a global social democratic view; strengthening democracy and overcoming authoritarianism...

Mediterranean Committee

For progressive change, peace and stability in the Mediterranean

05 June 2012

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Socialist International member parties from the Mediterranean region convened in Madrid on 5 June 2012 for a meeting of the SI Mediterranean Committee, hosted by the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party...

 

South Eastern Europe

Electoral violations addressed in Tirana


29 MAY 2010


On 29 May 2010, the Socialist International Committee for South Eastern Europe met in Tirana to focus on the current crisis in Albania following the unresolved violations and irregularities of the 28 June 2009 parliamentary elections and on regional developments...

Social Cohesion, Poverty, HIV/AIDS

Strategies to combat poverty; achieving the MDGs


24 May 2010

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Focussing on the two main themes of (1) Strategies to combat poverty: the role of the state and public policies, and how to transform commodity revenues into real development; and (2) Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: the United Nations September Summit, the Socialist International Committee on Social Cohesion, Poverty and HIV/AIDS, convened in Accra...

Latin America and the Caribbean

SI Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean meets in Buenos Aires


09-10 APRIL 2010


Bringing together over 100 participants from 33 member parties, organisations and guests of the Socialist International, the SI Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina...