Progressive Person of the Year 2023

Grzegorz Pietruczuk, Mayor of Bielany in Poland

We have chosen Grzegorz Pietruczuk, Mayor of Bielany in Poland, as our FEPS Progressive Person of the Year 2023. He was awarded during the Progressive Yearbook 2023 launch event, one of our flagship yearly publications.

Grzegorz is a champion of local political leadership and humanitarian assistance. He has been at the forefront of supporting refugees (mainly women and children) from Ukraine, ensuring that those who arrive feel the solidarity of fellow Europeans and keep their faith in the possibility of a better life in the community of EU nations.

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17/05/2024

Growing remittance industry

Progressive Migration Group series
16/05/2024

EU regulation on transparency and targeting of political advertising

FEPS YAN Series
14/05/2024

Inequality and populism

FEPS YAN Series
13/05/2024

Labour migration from the European periphery to the EU’s core

FEPS YAN Series
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11 - 12/06/2024
Online

Progressive Migration Group meeting

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03 - 04/05/2024
La Hulpe, Belgium

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19/01/2024
Vienna, Austria and Brussels, Belgium

European Political Academy

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04/03/2024

FEPS at the PES Election Congress in Rome

24/01/2024

Spanish Minister Teresa Ribera awarded FEPS ‘Progressive Person of the Year’

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