The 20th IMCWP took place on November 23-25, 2018, in Athens, hosted by the KKE, which celebrates 100 years of its historic course. The theme of the 20th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties (IMCWP) was "The contemporary working class and its alliance. The tasks of its political vanguard - the Communist and Workers' Parties, in the struggle against exploitation and imperialist wars, for the rights of the workers and the peoples, for peace, for socialism ". At the meeting 90 Communist and Workers’ parties from 73 countries took part, representing all the continents.
The European Communist Meeting is held in Brussels, on 11th of April, 2018, with the participation of over thirty communist and workers' parties, under the theme “Work in the working class and its labour movement, as a necessary prerequisite for a clash with the EU, the overthrow of capitalist barbarism and the construction of socialism.” The Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) was represented by Secretary General Kemal Okuyan.