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Socialist Union of Central Eastern Europe Collection

Period  1948-1979
Total size   0.2 m.
Consultation Not restricted

History

Founded in 1949 in London by representatives of Bulgarian, Czechoslovak, Hungarian, Polish and Yugoslav social democratic parties in exile; parties from the Baltic countries, Ukraina and Rumania joined later; aimed to inform the public in the Eastern European countries about democratic socialism, to promote the unification of Europe and to render mutual support in other international organizations; had its seat in London.

Content

Collection of processed documents consisting of a report of the 1948 preparatory meeting; documents relating to conferences; texts of speeches; circular letters; reports about the social and political situation in various countries of Central and Eastern Europe; texts of resolutions; minutes of the meetings of the Study Group on East European Questions of the Socialist International.