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, 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.13

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

Next Left Vol.12

Progressivism after Covid: Experiences, impulses, ideas

Enduring values

How progressives across Europe can win
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Right-wing extremism and our progressive duty to fight it

Next Left conference
Vienna, Austria (Closed-door)

Next Left Focus Group

The first meeting of the Next Left Focus Group (2022-2023 cycle) will be hosted by […]
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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