More people are on the move than ever before and women make up almost half of the 244 million migrants and half of the 19.6 million refugees worldwide.
However, the needs, priorities, and voices of these women are often missing from policies designed to protect and assist them.
Our conference will look into the relationship between migration and gender. We will explore the determinants of female
The left in the UK has so far weathered the Brexit storm, triggered by the Conservatives, yet precious time spent discussing the negotiations has meant too little time thinking about the bigger picture.
The essays in this collection look beyond Brexit, and sketch the outline of a new left agenda. They cover the need for a new political economy, Britain’s role in the world and the devolution of power to communities. They are also honest about the challenges we face as we try and carve out a close relationship between the UK and EU.read more
The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) together with the Paris-based partner the Jean-Jaurès Foundation organised a lunch hour debate on the EU and Eurozone reform. The debate took place in the frame of Call to Europe, FEPS unique, interactive, signature initiative that enhances EU wide debates with its citizens. Call to Europe as a two-way dialogue between the institutions and the people looking at how we cane move to constructive political action.
This particular debate centred on the following questions: To what extent does the agreement show a preference for community over intergovernmental solutions? Is it sufficient to make progress on the Banking Union’s second pillar but not addressing the third? How to make the Euro area stable if risk-sharing is not seen as a method for risk-reduction? Does it make sense to work together for tax convergence and leave the common consolidated corporate tax base (CCCTB) out of the picture? Has the idea of a Minister for the Economy and Finance of the Euro area been abandoned? Would that be advisable to partly revise the Stability and Growth Pact?read more
Since its first edition in 2011, Call to Europe has become the signature conference of FEPS and a reference point for the progressive family in Europe. This is due to its capacity of bringing together a unique multi-stakeholder community of progressive politicians, civil society and media to discuss issues of common concern and develop concrete and positive responses to contemporary European challenges in the most interactive and inclusive way.read more
Tax justice and fairness should be the backbone of a progressive economic policy. It is estimated that tax fraud, evasion and avoidance all together amount to as much as 1 trillion € each year in Europe. It means a loss of about 2 thousand € per person. That is simply unacceptable.read more
1 . The current digital revolution and the European Pillar - Implications for the labour market, education and social protection
2 . Climate change and growth strategy driven by SDGs for all EU regions
3 . New financial solutions for investment and convergence in the EU: MFF, EFSI, EMU reform, Capital Markets Union. The role of tax policy
4 . Managing migration in the EU: internal and external implications
5 . The EU trade policy and the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs
6 . The multipolar world order, the EU and the multilateral system
7 . New instruments to deepen EU democracy and fighting against populismread more
A place where Ernst Stetter (Secretary General of FEPS) shares his fresh thoughts about Brussels, Europe and beyond.read more