Category Archives: Reports

Solidarity Delegation to Athens June 2019

A  fourteen- strong delegation from the Greece Solidarity Campaign visited Athens June 2-4 2019.  The aim of GSC Solidarity delegations to Greece is to enable a range of UK based politicians, trade unionists and activists to see first-hand and learn … Continue reading

Greek government steps up but UK steps back

It’s mid-February and a Syrian mother and her two children drown in the sea attempting to reach Greece from Turkey. Mike Davis and Wendy Pettifer report on a Greece Solidarity Campaign delegation visit to Scaramanga camp to discover living conditions … Continue reading

The Strength of Social Solidarity in Greece -Fourth Annual Congress

A report by Mary Wilkins of  Universee, the 4th Annual Congress of Social Solidarity Economy, Athens 2017. More than 1000 people from across Europe and beyond met in Athens from 9th to 11th June to discuss all aspects of social solidarity … Continue reading

Annual General Meeting of Greece Solidarity Campaign October 2015

Report by Cllr Isidoros Diakides, Co-Chair GSC, October TAKING STOCK – GREECE AT THE CROSSROADS This was another roller-coaster year. Once more, as we have come to expect, our Greek comrades never let us down when it comes to adrenalin pumping … Continue reading

Tower Hamlets Solidarity Delegation to Greece

In March 2015 the first local authority solidarity delegation visited Athens. The Tower Hamlets delegation of councillors and trade unionists was led by Councillor and Deputy Mayor Oli Rahman. The delegation was received by Zoe Konstantapoulo, the new President(speaker) of … Continue reading

Greece Solidarity Campaign Delegation in Athens

     A 17 strong Greece Solidarity Campaign delegation visited Athens in mid October. Leading representatives of the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign, TSSA, Unite the Union, RMT, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, People’s Assembly, People’s Charter and a new Labour … Continue reading

British trade union leader backs Greek cleaners

         Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the British Trades Union Congress has expressed the solidarity of its 6 million members with the struggle of 595 women cleaners battling for their jobs. O’ Grady said, ‘I send solidarity to you and your … Continue reading

Europe against Austerity – Public Meeting Friday July 4th 2014 London

People from seven European countries came together at a meeting in London convened by the Greece Solidarity Campaign to discuss the outcomes of the recent European elections. Marina Prentoulis of the Greek radical left coalition Syriza and GSC opened the … Continue reading

Cancelling Greek Debt is an Overdue Necessity

                                                                                         Cancelling the majority of the Greek sovereign debt is an overdue necessity. This was the conclusion of a European conference on debt held in Athens at the start of May 2014. The concluding statement published by the Greek Debt … Continue reading


Report of the Annual General Meeting of the Greece Solidarity Campaign published by the Labour Representation Committee. By Barbara Humphries. The first AGM of the Greece Solidarity Campaign (GSC) took place at the UNITE headquarters on Saturday 1st March. The … Continue reading