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Call to Europe 10

Virtual festival, 25-27 May 2021

Recovering Europe: Mind the Social Gaps’ was the topic of the 10th edition of Call to Europe, as fighting inequalities and ensuring an inclusive and sustainable recovery for Europe is the most pressing issue in times of Covid-19!

This year's Call to Europe was a three-day highly interactive virtual festival, which included cultural activities, online competitions, and storytelling by progressive changemakers.

More info | Programme | Book: Our European Future

Watch all Call to Europe Panels again

 

  • Ring Ring Europe! Mind the Regional Gap with Commissioner Elisa FERREIRA27 May 2021 - Video
  • Call to Europe X Talk with Federica MOGHERINI - 25 May 2021 - Video
  • For a European Recovery based on sustainability with European MINISTERS26 May 2021 - Video
  • Our European Future book launch and debate on the Conference on the Future of Europe with Maria Joao RODRIGUES27 May 2021 - Video
  • Progressives for Europe with IRATXE GARCÍA PÉREZ and SERGEI STANISHEV27 May 2021 - Video
  • Europe needs to go big - with Adam TOOZE - 26 May 2021 - Video
  • Progressives in action to build back better - 26 May 2021 - Live
  • Hackathon - Mind the Intergenerational Gap - 27 May 2021 - Video
  • Interview on Next Generation EU with Thomas DERMINE and Méabh MC MAHON - 27 May 2021 - Video
  • Welfare in the Digital Age with Ursula HUWS - 25 May 2021 - Video
  • The human face of the EU with Soundous BOUALAM - 25 May 2021 - Video
  • Mind the 10 biggest challenges facing Europe! - 26 May 2021 - Video
  • Accelerating and Delivering on the Green Recovery with Ed MILIBAND - 25 May 2021 - Video 

 

WHAT?

Following an eventful weekend marked by the Porto Summit and the launch of the Future of Europe conference, FEPS joined forces with socialist and social democrats across Europe to continue mobilising action towards Social Europe!

Commissioner Elisa Ferreira, Former HRVP Federica Mogherini, Ministers Enrico Giovannini and Pierre Yves Dermagne were among the speakers of the 10th edition of Call to Europe.

Recovering Europe: Mind the Social Gaps was this year’s topic, for a series of lively discussions with prominent progressive changemakers, experts, civil society representatives and policymakers.

This three-day highly interactive virtual festival also included cultural activities and online competitions.

Mind the Social Gaps!

WHO?

Check out some of the star speakers of our programme!

  • Elisa FERREIRA, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, European Commission, Portugal
  • Federica MOGHERINI, College of Europe Rector, former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Italy
  • Ed MILIBAND, Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK, Labour MP for Doncaster North
  • Pierre Yves DERMAGNE, Minister for Economy and Labour, Belgium
  • Adam TOOZE, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, Columbia University, UK

...and many more!

HOW?

  • As a highly interactive and participatory online forum, Call to Europe put aside any doubts or prejudice you may have for online conferences – take a chance because we proved that when done by FEPS, they stand for excitement, energy and positive debates!
  • As a jubilee edition, the event built on a decade of profound, pertinent debates and welcomed back some of our most amazing speakers of previous Call to Europe editions!
  • As a festival, the public was able to roam around in our virtual conference venue and engage with leading progressive politicians, renowned academics, civil society and trade union representatives, activists and interested citizens!
  • We offered a great diversity of cultural experiences ranging from music, book discussions, picture exhibitions and much much more!

 

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