List of abbreviations
in The European Left Party

Abbreviations

This list contains those abbreviations most commonly appearing in the text or tables. All other uncommon abbreviations are always accompanied by the full title when they first appear.

ADDE

Alliance for Direct Democracy in Europe

AE

Another Europe with Tsipras

AECR

Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists

AKEL

Anorthotikó Kómma Ergazómenou Laoú (Progressive Party of Working People, Cyprus)

ALDE

Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe

ANEL

Anexartitoi Ellines (Independent Greeks)

APO

Antikapitalistikó Politikí Omáda (Anticapitalist Political Group, Greece)

BE

Bloco de Esquerda (Left Bloc, Portugal)

CDU

Coligação Democrática Unitária (United Democratic Coalition, Portugal)

CETA

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

COM

Communists and Allies group

CPSU

Communist Party of the Soviet Union

CSPEC

Confederation of Socialist Parties of the European Community

Déi Lénk

The Left, Luxemburg

Die Linke

The Left Party, Germany

DiEM-25

Democracy in Europe 2025 movement

DIKKI

Dimokratiko Koinoniko Kinima (Democratic Social Movement, Greece)

DKP

Danmarks Kommunistiske Parti (Communist Party of Denmark)

DKP

Deutsche Kommunistische Partei (German Communist Party)

DSP

Democratic Socialist Party (Australia)

EACL

European Anti-Capitalist Left

EC

European Commission

ECB

European Central Bank

ECI

European Citizens’ Initiative

ECPM

European Christian Political Movement

ECR

European Conservatives and Reformists

ED

European Democrats

EDD

Europe of Democracies and Diversities

EDP

European Democratic Party

EEC

European Economic Community

EFA

European Free Alliance

EFD

Europe of Freedom and Democracy / Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy

EFGP

European Federation of Green Parties

EGP

European Green Party

EL

European Left Party

ELDR

European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party

EN

Europe of the Nations

ENF

Europe of Nations and Freedom

EP

European Parliament

EPP

European People's Party

ER

European Right

ESF

European Social Forum

ETUC

European Trade Union Confederation

EUD

Europeans United for Democracy

EÜVP

Eestimaa Ühendatud Vasakpartei (Estonian United Left Party)

FG

Front de Gauche (Left Front, France)

FI

La France Insoumise (France Unbowed)

G/EFA

Greens/European Free Alliance

GJM

global justice movement

GL

Groenlinks (GreenLeft, Netherlands)

GRAEL

Green Radical and European Link

GUE/NGL

Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left

IA

Izquierda Anticapitalista (Anticapitalist Left, Spain)

ICV

Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds (Initiative for Catalonia Greens, Spain)

ID

Identity and Democracy group

I-EN

Group of Independents for a Europe of Nations

IMCWP

International Meetings of Communist and Workers’ Parties

IMF

International Monetary Fund

ITS

Identity, Traditions and Sovereignty group

IU

Izquierda Unida (United Left, Spain)

KKE

Kommounistikó Kómma Elládas (Communist Party of Greece)

KPB

Komunisticheska Partija na Balgarija (Communist Party of Bulgaria)

KPiD

Kommunistisk Parti i Danmark (Communist Party in Denmark)

KPÖ

Kommunistische Partei Österreichs (Communist Party of Austria)

KPRF

Kommunisticheskaya partiya Rossiiskoi Federatsii (Communist Party of the Russian Federation)

KPSS

Kommunisticheskaya partiya Sovetskogo Soyuza (Communist Party of the Soviet Union)

KPU

Komunistychna Partiya Ukrayiny (Communist Party of Ukraine)

KSČM

Komunistická strana Čech a Moravy (Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic)

KSS

Komunistická strana Slovenska (Communist Party of Slovakia)

LCR

Ligue communiste révolutionnaire (Revolutionary Communist League, France)

LCR/SAP

Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire/Socialistische Arbeiderspartij (Revolutionary Communist League, Belgium)

LO–LCR

Lutte Ouvrière–Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire (Workers’ Struggle–Revolutionary Communist League, France)

LSP

Latvijas Sociālistiskā partija (Socialist Party of Latvia)

MELD

Movement for a Europe of Liberties and Democracy

MENF

Movement for a Europe of Nations and Freedom

MKMP

Magyar Kommunista Munkáspárt (Hungarian Communist Workers’ Party)

MMP

Magyar Munkáspárt (Hungarian Workers’ Party)

NELF

New European Left Forum

NGLA

Nordic Green Left Alliance

NGO

non-governmental organisation

NPA

Nouveau Parti Anticapitaliste (New Anti-Capitalist Party, France)

ÖDP

Özgürlük ve Dayanışma Partisi (Freedom and Solidarity Party, Turkey)

PAS

Partidul Alianţa Socialistă (Socialist Alliance Party, Romania)

PASOK

Panellínio Sotsialistikó Kínima (Panhellenic Socialist Movement, Greece)

PCE

Partido Comunista de España (Communist Party of Spain)

PCF

Parti Communiste Français (French Communist Party)

PCI

Partito Comunista Italiano (Italian Communist Party)

PCP

Partido Comunista Português (Portuguese Communist Party)

PCPE

Partido Comunista de los Pueblos de España (Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain)

PCRM

Partidul Comuniştilor din Republica Moldova (Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova)

PD

Progressive Democrats

PdCI

Partito dei Comunisti Italiani (Party of Italian Communists)

PDS

Partito Democratico della Sinistra (Democratic Party of the Left, Italy)

PDS

Partei des Demokratischen Sozialismus (Party of Democratic Socialism, Germany)

PES

Party of European Socialists

PG

Parti de Gauche (France)

Podemos

‘We Can’ (Spain)

POR

Partido Obrero Revolucionario (Revolutionary Workers’ Party, Spain)

PRC

Partito della Rifondazione Comunista (Party of Communist Refoundation, Italy)

PS

Parti Socialiste (Socialist Party, France)

PSR

Partidul Socialist Român (Romanian Socialist Party)

PST

Parti Suisse du Travail (Swiss Labour Party)

PTB

Parti du Travail de Belgique (Labour Party of Belgium)

PVDA

Partij van de Arbeid van België (Workers’ Party of Belgium)

QMV

qualified majority voting

RB(84)

Rainbow Group (84)

RB(89)

Rainbow Group (89)

RGA

Enhedslisten – De Rød–Grønne (Red–Green Alliance, Denmark)

RKRP–KPSS

Rossiiskaya kommunisticheskaya rabochaya partiya v sostave Kommunisticheskaya partiya Sovetskogo soyuza (Russian Communist Workers’ Party– Communist Party of the Soviet Union)

RLP

radical left party

S&D

Group of the Progressive Alliance of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament

SC–LSP

Saskaņas Centrs–Latvijas Sociālistiskā partija (Harmony Centre–Socialist Party of Latvia)

SDS

Strana demokratického socialismu (Party of Democratic Socialism, Czech Republic)

SEK

Sosialistikó Ergatikó Kómma (Socialist Workers’ Party, Greece)

SEL

Sinistra Ecologia e Libertà (Left Ecology Freedom, Italy)

SF

Socialistisk Folkeparti (Socialist People's Party, Denmark)

SF-Irl

Sinn Féin (‘We Ourselves’, Ireland)

SKP

Suomen Kommunistinen Puolue (Communist Party of Finland)

SKP–KPSS

Soyuz kommunisticheskykh partii–Kommunisticheskaya partiya Sovetskogo Soyuza (Union of Communist Parties–Communist Party of the Soviet Union)

SP

Socialistische Partij (Socialist Party, Netherlands)

SP-Irl

Socialist Party Ireland

SP-USA

Socialist Party USA

SPD

Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany)

SRP

Socijalistička radnička partija Hrvatske (Socialist Labour Party of Croatia)

SV

Sosialistisk Venstreparti (Socialist Left Party, Norway)

Synaspismós

Synaspismós tīs Aristerás tōn Kinīmátōn kai tīs Oikologías (Coalition of the Left of Movements and Ecology, Greece; until 2003 called Synaspismós tīs Aristerás kai tīs Proódou, Coalition of the Left and Progress)

Syriza

Synaspismós Rizospastikís Aristerás (Coalition of the Radical Left, Greece)

TISA

Trade in Services Agreement

TNP

transnational party federation

Troika, the

Committee led by the European Commission, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund, that organised loans to the governments of Greece, Ireland, Portugal, and Cyprus

TTIP

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

TU

trade union

TUSC

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

UEN

Union for Europe of the Nations

UFE

Union for Europe

UL

Group for a European United Left

V

Vänsterpartiet (Left Party, Sweden)

VAS

Vasemmistoliitto (Left Alliance, Finland)

VG

Vinstrihreyfingin–grænt framboð (Left–Green Movement, Iceland)

WSF

World Social Forum

WTO

World Trade Organization

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