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.
Presentation of the Lamy’s Group Declaration - “Priotarising People and Planet”
Upon the personal invitation of the former President of Poland Aleksander Kwasniewski and together with the foundation led by him - Amicus Europae, FEPS is honoured to be organising the event: Responsi... learn more
After the positive experience of the Regional political academy for Social Democrats that FEPS and the National Democratic Institute Bosnia-Herzegovina carried out in 2017 and 2018 for the progressive political parties of South East Europe, the two organisations decided that the 2019 training ... learn more
Workshop on a progressive approach to digital technologylearn 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