The year 2000: From Lisbon to Nice, the European Marches mobilise against unemployment, job insecurity and social exclusion!
Even when the stock markets continue to break all records and when
evidence of European economic take off is confirmed, mass unemployment still
The EU claims to have drafted a »Charter of Basic Rights« this year. We are not going to wait 10 years or more for our social rights to be respected or wait for an end to unemployment, job insecurity and poverty.
We will continue, as before ever since Amsterdam 1997, to be present at
all key European dates and will do the same in the year 2000. Together
with all associations, trade unions and political forces, we will
mobilise to show that EU neo-liberal logic and its effects are not a
We will be in Lisbon on 23-24 March during the EU summit. (Blair summit).
We will be in Brussels on 9-10-11 June during the European bosses meeting.
We will be in Porto on 20-21 June for the second EU summit.
We will be in Paris on 13-14 October for the EU intergovernmental conference.
We will get together once again in the beginning of December in Paris, and with Europe, we will converge on Nice for the EU treaty revision summit on 7-8 December 2000.
The European Marches Coordination Bureau