next democracy

Motivated to feed and influence the debate around the Future of European Democracy as well as coming forward with forward-looking solutions to further democratize the European project, FEPS intends to develop new initiatives and pursue existing ones in view of deepening EU democracy whilst empowering EU citizens and young people especially, fighting populism with progressive answers and last but not least by ceasing the opportunity that the digital revolution can bring about in enabling a stronger civic participation in political discussions and democratic processes.




  • CAN I CHANGE MY FUTURE? Progressives ways for the European Union

    December 07, 2018
    ISCTE - Instituto Universitario de Lisboa - Avenida Professor Anibal Bettencourt. Building 2 Northern Entrance. Room B103

    A high-level conversation organised by the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), with

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  • Go Beyond – Democracy, culture, cohesion, participation

    26th October 2018 - 01st March 2019
    Rome – Bologna – Naples

    The Foundation for European Progressive Studies in cooperation with the Fondazione Pietro Nenni will launch on October 26 in Rome (10h30, Sede Confederale della UIL,

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  • Notes for a European Progressive Agenda FEPS EuDem Summer School

    June 29th - 30th, 2018

    Venue: Florence

    Friday 29: European University Institute, Villa Salviati, Historical Archives of the European Union Saturday 30: Casa del Popolo 25

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  • Political Academy “National Sovereignty and European Union

    June 21, 2018
    Fondazione Modigliani. Via dell’Arco del Monte 99, Rome

    The Foundation for European Progressive Studies in cooperation with Associazione Socialismo will promote a cycle of lectures by authoritative academics to be

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  • Mind the gap: bringing progressive movements and parties together

    01st December - 02nd November
    Pavilhão Carlos Lopes Parque Eduardo VII 1070-051 Lisboa, Portugal Pavilhão Carlos Lopes Parque Eduardo VII 1070-051 Lisboa, Portugal

    Social democratic political parties in Europe are increasingly challenged in their role as actors and engines of economic and societal change. Globalisation, the

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  • The State of Populism in Europe

    November 16th - 18th, 2017
    Hotel Intercontinental (Apáczai Csere J. u. 12-14, Budapest, 1052) Hotel Intercontinental (Apáczai Csere J. u. 12-14, Budapest, 1052)

    The State of Populism in Europe is an initiative that aims to shed a deeper understanding of the root causes of the populism

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  • Call to Europe

    June 22, 2018

    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 to

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  • Millennial Dialogue

    June 21, 2018

    The long-standing research project of FEPS “The Millennial Dialogue” brought about fascinating insights with regards to the aspirations and expectations of the so-called Millennial generation (those aged 15 – 35, born between 1980 – 2000) towards politics and political systems.


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  • Fighting Populism with Progressive Answers

    June 21, 2018

    Partners involved Policy Solutions, Táncsics, FJJ, DPZ, FES Budapest, Kalevi Sorsa, Nenni Foundation


    Progressive parties are in a defense position in most EU member states. From an electoral perspective, social democrats have been challenged by populist forces from

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