Reshaping sovereignty and achieving equality in Europe

Barcelona, 16-17 June 2017

Europe has been in the throes of political and economic turmoil for several years. The EMU has effectively failed to deliver on its promise of convergence, stability and prosperity. The EU is riven with divisions between core and periphery. It also faces major political threats following Brexit and the rise of radical rightwing movements across several countries. The forces that have undermined democracy and relations among the nations of Europe are still very much present. New ideas are required to place sovereignty, democracy, equality and solidarity at the forefront.

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A Plan B for the EU and the Euro-Zone

Rome, 11-12 March 2017

Following Paris, Madrid and Copenhagen, the 4th Plan B summit will take place on 11-12th of March 2017 in Rome as an alternative summit to the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. In the face of multiple crises on multiple fronts, European leaders, this year, are expected to launch a new process for deepening neoliberal integration, and will pursue an economically, socially and democratically unsustainable route. The Plan B Summit in Rome will offer concrete alternatives to break with the current treaties and policy agenda.

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Mapping the solution

Athens, 15 February 2017

EReNSEP has presented documented solutions for a feasible change of course for Greece. A change which can prevent the country from staying on this current course of economic death, provided that there is willingness and a specific strategy.

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La France et l’Europe après le Brexit: Conférence internationale de EReNSEP à Paris

Paris, 2-3 décembre 2016

Les 2 et 3 décembre 2016, l’équipe parisienne d’EReNSEP organise une conférence internationale intitulée «La France et l’Europe après le Brexit». L’ère de la mondialisation capitaliste, de la financiarisation de l’économie et de l’adhésion aveugle aux marchés touche à sa fin. Les exigences de rétablissement d’un contrôle public des marchés, de restructuration et de démocratisation de l’État, de résolution des défis écologiques et de renforcement de l’économie sociale ne cessent de croître. Ces questions seront au centre des discussions lors de cette rencontre.

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Alternatives to the Europe of austerity: Internationalist Summit for a Plan B in Europe

Copenhagen, 19-20 November 2016

Developments in the European Union over the past years presents the left, trade unions and progressive social movements with new challenges and has ignited a debate over alternatives and strategy. In particular, the steamrolling of the Greek left wing experiment in 2015, has put the authoritarian and neoliberal nature of current European integration on display. We urgently need a strong and clear response from the left. We need alternatives and strategy that can prevent a repetition. This has become even more urgent after the Brexit vote in June.

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France and Europe after Brexit: EReNSEP International Conference in Paris

Paris, 2-3 December 2016

On 2-3 December the Paris branch of EReNSEP hosted an international conference on "France and Europe after Brexit”. The era of globalisation, dominant financialisation and blind adherence to the markets is coming to an end. There is a growing demand for restoring public control over markets, restructuring and democratizing the nation state, facing the ecological challenge and strengthening the social economy. These are the main issues discussed in Paris.

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