European Democracy is at a critical juncture. Diminishing faith in government, rising populism, increasing constraints on civil society and democratic participation, and flouting of the rule-of-law are just some of the worrying trends we are seeing across the continent. In response to this challenging environment, FEPS and TASC will host the conference, 'Thinking Outside the Ballot Box', that will bring leading democracy advocates from across Europe to address these growing challenges.
As part of the Call to Europe initiative, FEPS and TASC aim at bringing about a positive, progressive and participatory discussion among participants and attendees for democracy regeneration in the EU. Three conference sessions and various experts representing democratic practices at the local, national and European levels will debate how to combat the democratic deficit through innovative solutions.
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Serving as the second leg of the inaugural FEPS-CAP transatlantic dialogue, a closed-door meeting will take place in Brussels, bringing together the same transatlantic advisory group of experts from both sides of the Atlantic which met in Washington D.C. in December 2018. The focus of th... learn more
The Foundation for European Progressive Studies, the Fondation Jean Jaurès and the Karl-Renner-Institut organise the fifth annual international seminar, and this edition looks at the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the EU and Israel, as an important milestone in r... learn 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 tolearn more