- Party of the European Left
party_name = Party of the European Left
party_name_de = Partei der Europäischen Linken
party_name_fr = Parti de la Gauche Européenne
party_name_it = Partito della Sinistra Europea
party_name_es = Partido de la Izquierda Europea
party_articletitle = Party of the European Left
May 8, 2004
international = "none"
European United Left - Nordic Green Left
headquarters = rue Parnasse / Parnassusstraat 30 1050
website = [http://www.european-left.org/ www.european-left.org] The European Left party is a
political party at European leveland an association of socialistand communistpolitical parties in the European Unionand other European countries. It was formed in January 2004for the purposes of running in the 2004 European Parliament elections. It was founded on May 8, 2004in Rome.
Its first congress took place on
October 8 2005in Athens. The second congress was held 23–25 November 2007 in Prague. [ [http://www.european-left.org/Members/mherberg/pressrelease.2007-05-04.1051619855 Press release of the EL Executive Board meeting in Tallinn, May 2007] ]
Several of the member and observer parties participate also in the more radical
European Anticapitalist Left.
As well as those of member and observer parties, individuals may also hold membership of the party [ [http://www.european-left.org/english/about_the_el/individual_members/ EL statute, article six] ] . National networks of individual members exist in
Italy[ [http://www.european-left.org/nc/english/news/news_archive/news_archive/browse/10/zurueck/news-archive/artikel/the-european-left-is-growing/ Approved 2006] ] and Britain [ [http://www.euroleft.org.uk Since 2008] ] .
European Anticapitalist Left
European United Left - Nordic Green Left
*http://www.european-left.org - Official Website
*http://www.sinistraeuropea.it - Italian Website
* [http://www.madhattersimc.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=2734 Article on founding meeting]
* [http://www.pds-online.de/partei/international/dokumente/view_html?zid=59&bs=1&n=8 PDS press release (in German)]
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