Call to Europe 10

Virtual festival, 25-27 May 2021

Recovering Europe: Mind the Social Gaps is the topic of the 10th edition of Call to Europe. 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 will be a three-day highly interactive virtual festival, which will include cultural activities, online competitions, and storytelling by progressive changemakers.

Call Europe 10th anniversary preparations are underway and the first speakers have been confirmed!

  • Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
  • Ana Paula Zacarias, Secretary of State for EU Affairs, Portugal
  • Luca Visentini, Secretary-General of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
  • Ursula Huws, Director of Analytica Social and Economic Research
  • Julia Herr, SPÖ Member of the Austrian Parliament
  • Andreas Schieder, S&D Member of the European Parliament and Co-Chair of the Global Progressive Forum

...and many more to be confirmed soon!

Over the past decade, Call to Europe has evolved into a key progressive platform where experts, civil society representatives and policy-makers jointly contribute to a melting pot of innovative ideas.

Be part of Call to Europe 10 virtual festival: your voice will contribute to bridging Europe’s inequalities gap!

Registration | Visit Call to Europe website

Since the launch of Call to Europe 10 years ago...

  • More than 50 debates took place across the continent
  • More than 1 000 participants joined the discussions
  • More than 100 opinion pieces have been written
  • More than 30 000 web-hits were registered on the project website



Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - Thursday, 27 May 2021


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