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The Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) is the think tank of the progressive political family at EU level. Our mission is to develop innovative research, policy advice, training and debates to inspire and inform socialist and social democratic politics and policies across Europe.

FEPS works in close partnership with a solid network of 68 member organisations, boosting coherence among stakeholders from the world of politics, academia and civil society at local, regional, national, European and global levels. More

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Economy

Digital & Industrial Policy

Environment

World

Gender Equality

Social

Migration

Political Europe

Democracy

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Publications
04/07/2022

Partnerships and European strategic autonomy: How to turn them into a win-win approach

To become more strategic and autonomous, the European Union has to better use its global […]
28/06/2022

Sustainable Digital Market Design: A data-based approach to the circular economy

Markets must be designed properly to serve the common good. This is particularly evident in […]
20/06/2022

Talking Green in Europe

Lessons on re-framing the public debate on the climate crisis
13/06/2022

Just Transition & Revitalisation – A New EU Strategy for Rural Areas

How can EU actions support the revitalisation of rural areas? How can EU institutions put […]
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Events
Upcoming
05/07/2022
Online

Strategic Autonomy – Security & Defense

Policy Breakfast Series
06/07/2022
Online

Strategic Autonomy – Economy & Trade

Policy Breakfast Series
Past
30/06/2022
FEPS Office (Brussels)

FEPS DataTalks II – Sustainability and data-sharing among businesses

In cooperation with MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri
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News
21/06/2022

Ahead of this week’s European Council, progressive MEPs and MPs urge EU leaders to take resolute actions toward the Western Balkans

On 17 and 18 June, the ‘Friends of the Western Balkans’, the newly established network […]
17/06/2022

First meeting of the Friends of the Western Balkans

How do we get out of the dead end in the enlargement process?
10/06/2022

FEPS launches a new website!

After months of work, FEPS’s new website is now online!  This new website offers a […]
09/06/2022

FEPS holds the 2022 General Assembly

This week, FEPS held the 2022 General Assembly (GA), the yearly meeting gathering all members […]