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.

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

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

Recovering Europe: Mind the Social Gaps is this year’s topic. Fighting inequalities and ensuring an inclusive and sustainable recovery is the most pressing issue in times of Covid19!

Engage in lively discussions with prominent progressive changemakers, experts, civil society representatives and policymakers.

Join and enjoy a three-day highly interactive virtual festival, which will also include cultural activities and online competitions.

Take part! Mind the Social Gaps!


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
  • Arancha GONZÁLEZ, Minister of Foreign Affairs European Union and Cooperation of Spain
  • Pierre Yves DERMAGNE, Minister for Economy and Labour, Belgium
  • Ana Paula ZACARIAS, Secretary of State for EU Affairs, Portugal
  • Conner ROSSEAU, President of Vooruit, Belgium
  • Adam TOOZE, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, Columbia University, UK

...and many more!


25 – 27 May 2021


This won’t be “another Zoom event”....


  • As a highly interactive and participatory online forum, it will put aside any doubts or prejudice you may have for online conferences – take a chance because we will prove that when done by FEPS, it stands for excitement, energy and positive debates!
  • As a jubilee edition, the event will build on a decade of profound, pertinent debates and will welcome back some of our most amazing speakers of previous Call to Europe editions!
  • As a festival, you’ll be 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 will offer you a great diversity of cultural experiences ranging from music, book discussions, picture exhibitions and much much more!




Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - Thursday, 27 May 2021


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