Statement of the PCP Central Committee of February 18 and 19, 2017

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Statement of the PCP Central Committee of February 18 and 19, 2017

The Central Committee of the PCP met on February 18 and 19, assessing the international situation, the national social and political situation and the development of the mass struggle. In the context of implementing the decisions and guidelines of the 20th Congress, it assessed aspects of the Party's activity, political initiative and strengthening. It debated and defined the goals and the main guidelines for the local elections, confirming the CDU [alliance] and its project of work, honesty and competence.

Vote of condemnation of the process of illegalization of the Communist Party of Ukraine approved by the Portuguese parliament

Vote of condemnation of the process of illegalization of the Communist Party of Ukraine approved by the Portuguese parliament

Vote presented by the Portuguese Communist Party and approved by the Portuguese parliament on the "Condemnation of the process of illegalization of the Communist Party of Ukraine", on February 17th, 2017.

“The situation in the country in the face of developments in the international situation, their repercussions and the policy needed to ensure national development”

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, PCP General Secretary

“The situation in the country in the face of developments in the international situation, their repercussions and the policy needed to ensure national development”

The evolution of the international situation, the recent and foreseeable developments in the European

We denounce the attempts to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine

We denounce the attempts to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine

The undersigned Parties denounce once again in the strongest possible termsthe attempts to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine in view of the relevant trial due to take place tomorrow (08.02.17) in Kiev. This parody trial aims at annihilating the CP Ukraine through a process that is contrary to the principles of International Law, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international principles and conventions.

PCP condems the repression and persecutions in Israel and the expansion of settlements in Palestine

Release by from the PCP Press Office

PCP condems the repression and persecutions in Israel and the expansion of settlements in Palestine

The Portuguese Communist Party condemns the continued xenhophobic and segregationist action of the Israeli government against the Palestinian citizens of Israel and especially the violent actions against the Umm Al-Hiran population – a village in the Al Naqab desert – and conveys the solidarity of the Portuguese Communists to the struggle they are waging in defence of their rights.

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisbon, Opening Session of the Commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution

"We will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the October revolution reaffirming that we were, are and will be communists!"

With this initiative, we open the diverse program commemorating of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution decided upon by the Central Committee of PCP, and that will unfold during 2017 – a year that we want be one of celebration of this great and pivotal event in the long journey of struggle of generations of exploited and oppressed people, but also for reflection, debate, teaching and experience for the fight of today and tomorrow and, above all, to reaffirm the validity of the communist ideal and project we embrace and which is still alive and with a future.

​No to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

​No to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

​PCP brought a Resolution Project to Parliament for the rejection of the Free Commerce and Services ​agreements, namely the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada.

Sale of a Special Issue of «Avante!»

Sale of a Special Issue of «Avante!»

PCP has organised the sale of the special issue of Avante! published on 12 January in workplaces and among communities. In an unprecedented initiative, the Party distributed the Political Resolution adopted by PCP's XX Congress together with the sale of «Avante!» copies.

The passing away of Mario Soares and the attempt to rewrite history

On the campaign that seeks to rewrite the recent history of Portugal, namely the April Revolution course, around the passing away of Mário Soares, former Secretary General of the Socialist Party, Prime Minister and President of the Republic, we published the note from the PCP and a text from the «Avante!».

Statement by the PCP Central Committee - Meeting of 17th December 2016

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Statement by the PCP Central Committee - Meeting of 17th December 2016

The Central Committee, meeting on December 17, 2016, analysed the XX Congress of the Portuguese Communist Party, adopted a resolution on the organisation of leadership work and defined a set of lines of work and tasks resulting from the guidelines adopted in the Congress. The Central Committee examined the latest developments of the international and national political situation.

Political Resolution of the XXth Congress of the PCP (Excerpts)

Political Resolution of the XXth Congress of the PCP (Excerpts)

Unanimously approved by the XX Congress

Closing speech of the XX Congress

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Almada, XXth Congresss of the PCP

Closing speech of the XX Congress

On the verge of the closing of the XX Congress, we can say that we have successfully achieved the objectives we set ourselves.

Opening Speech – 20th PCP Congress

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Almada, XXth Congresss of the PCP

Opening Speech – 20th PCP Congress

"In a time of uncertainties, but also of hope, let us live up to the demands that we must face, basing ourselves in the present, but thinking about the future!"