The Council of Chairpersons

The Council of Chairpersons

Council of Chairpersons of the Party of the European Left

The Council of Chairpersons meets at least twice a year. Members are the Chairpersons of all member parties, as well as the EL Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson.

The Council of Chairpersons has, with regards to the Executive Board, the rights of initiative and of objection on important political issues.

The Council adopts resolutions and recommendations that are passed to the Executive Board, and decides on applications for EL membership.

Paavo Arhinmäki

Vasemmistoliitto, Left Alliance (Finland)

Valev Kald

Eestimaa Ühendatud Vasakpartei, Estonian Left Party (Estonia)

Milan Neubert

Strana demokratického socialism (SDS), Party of Democratic Socialism (Czech Republic)

Vladimir Caller

Parti Communiste Wallonie-Bruxelles (PCWB), Communist Party Wallonia-Brussels (Belgium)

Sergey Kalyakin

Belarusian Рarty of the Left "Fair World" (Belarus)

Mirko Messner

Kommunistische Partei Österreichs (KPÖ), Communist Party of Austria (Austria)

Melina Klaus

Kommunistische Partei Österreichs (KPÖ), Communist Party of Austria (Austria)

Alberto Garzón

Izquierda Unida (IU), United Left (Spain)

Juha-Pekka Väisänen

Suomen kommunistinen puolue (SKP), Communist Party of Finland (Finland)