Member of the Parliament

Andreas SCHIEDER is a member of the European Parliament and the Head of the Austrian SPÖ-EU-Delegation. Before that, he served as parliamentary leader of the Social Democratic Party in the Austrian Parliament. He was also state secretary in the Ministry of Finance from 2008 to 2013. Andreas Schieder holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Vienna.

In the European Parliament, Andreas Schieder is Chair of the Delegation to the EU-North Macedonia Joint Parliamentary Committee, a Member of the Conference of Delegation Chairs, the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes in the European Union, including Disinformation, the Delegation to the EU-UK Parliamentary Partnership Assembly, the Delegation for relations with Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo and Substitute Member in the Transport Committee and the Delegation for relations with the United States. Additionally, his engagement for a progressive way forward brought him to being Co-Chair of the Progressive Forum and Chair of the FEPS Next Left Program.

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Next Left Vol. 15

Progressive Ambition: How to shape Europe in the next decade

Prospects for a Keir Starmer premiership

What he can achieve and what obstacles stand in his way

Next Left Vol. 14

Crisis and progressive politics: How to make hard choices and succeed?

Next Left Vol. 13

Progressive proposals for turbulent times: How to boost the political, organizational and electoral potential
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Progressive Post

A rupture that is difficult to mend

While offering candidate status for EU accession to Ukraine was the right decision, stalling the accession of the Western Balkans however was a big strategic mistake – one that will be difficult to mend.

Sharing the cake equally

Europe has made the cake bigger – now it's time for sharing it equally.
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Analytical Conference – Progressive Pollsters Network

The European Elections 2024: the expected, the unexpected and the path forward
Rome, Italy

Understanding right-wing populism and what to do about it

PES Congress fringe event
11 - 14/12/2023
Online (Expert meeting)

Next Left country case studies

Presentation by the authors
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Progressive MPs and MEPs advocate for the fulfilment of the promise made in Thessaloniki to the Western Balkans

Open letter to the European leaders ahead of the EU - Western Balkans Summit
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‘Understanding right-wing populism and what to do about it’ fringe event and PES Congress Flickr album

European Political Academy

What to do about right-wing populism?

Next Left Lecture III
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