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.
Hybrid conference, Monday, 13 December 2021, 18:00 - 20:00
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Online. Friday, 17 December 2021, 12:30-2:00pm CET
On 17 December 2021, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftunglearn more
Friday, 17 December 2021.
This will be the final event of the Let Me Say This project, which started in early 2021, by FEPS and Foundation Max Van der Stoel.
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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