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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

Our topics

Economy

Digital & Industrial Policy

Environment

World

Gender Equality

Social

Migration

Political Europe

Democracy

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Publications
10/08/2022

Rethinking, retooling and re-energising gender equality post covid-19

Is gender mainstreaming a reality in social democratic parties in the Western Balkans? A case study of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia
18/07/2022

Political participation and violence against women in politics in Southeastern Europe

Women in Southeastern Europe (SEE) remain significantly under-represented at all levels of political decision-making. There […]
14/07/2022

Atypical work and the social protection of migrants in Europe

An analysis based on real cases
13/07/2022

The role of the Recovery and Resilience Facility in strengthening childcare policies

Recovery Watch Series
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Events
Upcoming
25 - 27/08/2022
Korčula (Croatia)

Korčula School 2022: Transforming Politics Through a Gender Lens

2022 marks the 11th edition of the Korčula School Think Tank. The programme is designed to […]
08/09/2022
Online

Zero Unemployment Territories

Employment Policy Breakfast Series
Past
03 - 05/07/2022
Oxford, UK 

8th Oxford Symposium

The 8th Oxford symposium, organised by FEPS with the support of Progressive Britain and the Renner […]
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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 […]