From America to Europe, national-populist movements and parties are on the march. In the United States, a nationalist demagogue has captured one of the major parties – and the White House. In Europe, nationalist movements are elbowing aside once dominant mass political parties and upending the liberal order. Meanwhile, many centre-left parties are saddled with stale themes and ideas, old leaders and the legacy of coalitions of interests, focusing on propping up the status quo rather than embracing a paradigmatic shift in politics.
This must change. We believe it is time for a new conversation and next-generation thinking among progressive parties and activists across the transatlantic world and beyond. Therefore, the objective of the Progressive Governance Symposium 2019(#PGS19) is to rejuvenate the progressive movement, its governing philosophy and agenda based on the cross-border dialogue among centre-left parties.
Please join our transatlantic debate to develop strategies and ideas for the coming progressive renaissance and new politics of optimism and aspiration.
26 - 28 may 2022, Certosa di Pontignano (Siena)
This Vision conference organized with the University of Siena, the participation of the European Liberal Forum, the Foundation for European Progressive Studieslearn more
Amsterdam, 28 May 2022
On 28 May 2022 the Afrikadag will be held LIVE at the KIT in Amsterdam! After two years in which it was not possible to organise the Afrikadag due to Covid-19, a partnership of FEPS and the FMS will once again host the largest even... learn more
Hybrid Conference, Berlin (Germany), 30-31 May 2022
We are embarking on the frequently invoked “decade of modernisation,” which will be accompanied by massive investment and expenditure needs. In the wake of the Corona pandemic, however, public deb... learn more