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  • UNited for a different migration

    September 21, 2018

    On 11 July 2018 after lengthy consultations with stakeholders and negotiations among the UN Member States, the text of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was finalised. It will be formally adopted by the UN Member States in Marrakesh, Morocco, next December. For the first time a multilateral international agreement will tackle in a comprehensive and humane way all dimensions of one of the most challenging

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  • Transnational Lists: Let’s Make it Happen! & The Welfare of the Future

    September 22, 2018

    On the occasion of Jubel European Democracy Festival, FEPS organises an interactive debate on the topic of European Transnational Lists as a progressive-led project that aims inform about the need of such an electoral reform to foster European democracy and citizens participation in European elections. FEPS also organises a workshop about the Welfare State of the Future that aims to discuss current transformations of the labour market and

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  • What’s Left for Labour in Europe?

    September 24, 2018

     

    FEPS annual fringe debate at Labour Party Annual Conference as usual will highlight common progressive challenges and offer solutions. At what looks like it could be the last conference whilst the UK is still in the EU, this debate will look in particular at the future of the UK Labour Party in a changing EU

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publications

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latest news

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  • The EU and migration: Managing flows, overcoming divisions - Activity report

    July 26, 2018
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  • The Political System and the Exercise of Democracy in Cabo Verde – an African case study

    July 16, 2018
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FEPS
initiatives

call to europe

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 discuss issues of common concern and develop concrete and positive responses to contemporary European challenges in the most interactive and inclusive way.

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fair taxation

Tax justice and fairness should be the backbone of a progressive economic policy. It is estimated that tax fraud, evasion and avoidance all together amount to as much as 1 trillion € each year in Europe. It means a loss of about 2 thousand € per person. That is simply unacceptable.

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FEPS priority topics

1 . The current digital revolution and the European Pillar - Implications for the labour market, education and social protection

2 . Climate change and growth strategy driven by SDGs for all EU regions

3 . New financial solutions for investment and convergence in the EU: MFF, EFSI, EMU reform, Capital Markets Union. The role of tax policy

4 . Managing migration in the EU: internal and external implications

5 . The EU trade policy and the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs

6 . The multipolar world order, the EU and the multilateral system

7 . New instruments to deepen EU democracy and fighting against populism

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Fresh Thinking Blog

A place where Ernst Stetter (Secretary General of FEPS) shares his fresh thoughts about Brussels, Europe and beyond.

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