Next Left Round Table – Growth of Employment and Welfare


00:00:00 - 00:00:00
Sofia, Bulgaria
Next Left Round Table – Growth of Employment and Welfare

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Next Left Round Table


organised by FEPS with ISI (Institute for Social Integration)

The upcoming FEPS  Next Left Round Table will be taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 17th October and will be organised with the kind support of ISI. The theme “GROWTH OF EMPLOYMENT AND WELFARE – EUROPEAN POLICIES FOR NATIONAL SOLUTIONS” aims at framing an inspiring exchange on alternative progressive proposals, that would advance on the issue of Social Europe on one hand, while in the same time readjust its vision to modern societies and the reality in the aftermath of the global crisis. There are three themes that the speakers and participants will particularly focus on, which are:

1. The New Socio-economic Paradigm – General Characteristics and Country-Specific Features

2. The Comprehensive Challenge of Achieving Growing Employment Together with Increasing Welfare

3. European Policies for National Solutions Regarding the Double Challenge of Employment with Welfare.

These constitute follow up of the previous Round Table (held in 2010), as also  relate exceedingly also to the work that is being concluded within the FEPS Next Left Focus Group – which altogether shall ensure exciting debate and productive outcome.

Among already confirmed panellists are: Sergei Stanischev (President of the PES and of BSP) and Alfred Gusenbauer (Chair of the FEPS Next Left Research Programme), as also Ernst Stetter (FEPS Secretary General).

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact: Ania Skrzypek, FEPS Senior Research Fellow at


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