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.




  • Call to Europe: Time for Progress!

    June 13th - 15th, 2019

    FEPS, in partnership with S&D Group, invites you to the 8th Call to Europe conference, the signature conference of FEPS and a reference point for the

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  • How to restart Europe & the transatlantic partnership for #NextGeneration Progress

    April 25, 2019
    Kalkscheune, Johannisstraße 2, 10117

    From America to Europe, national-populist movements and parties are on the march. In the United States, a nationalist

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  • Call to Europe Dublin - Thinking Outside the Ballot Box: Democracy and the EU

    February 08, 2019
    Dublin Hilton, Charlemont PL, Saint Kevin’s Dublin, Ireland

    • 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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