Maria João RODRIGUES

FEPS President

Since 2017 is the President of the European Foundation of Progressive Studies (FEPS), the only progressive think tank at the European level, formed by forty national member foundations across Europe.

Maria João Rodrigues former Portuguese minister of Prime Minister Antonio Guterres, is a European politician with a long track in all European institutions: EU Presidencies, Council, European Council, European Commission and, more recently, European Parliament. She played a relevant role is several big European initiatives: the EU growth and jobs strategy, the Lisbon Treaty, the Eurozone reform, the European Social Pillar, the interface with EU external strategic partners and the Roadmap for EU’s future.

Recently, she was Vice-President of S&D Group in the European Parliament, a parliamentary group with 189 members from all Member States, where she was in charge of the coordination of the parliamentary work and the inter-institutional negotiation on the EU agenda.

As an academic, she is full professor and was the Chair of the European Commission Board for socio-economic research. She has around one hundred publications and as expert and politician, has done more than two thousands conferences across Europe and the world.

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Publications
26/09/2022

Transforming the Political Union

Reinforcing europarties ahead of the European elections
26/01/2022

Progressive Yearbook 2022

FEPS’ Progressive Yearbook has become a tradition and is now close to the heart of […]
27/05/2021

Our European Future

FEPS contribution to the Conference on the Future of Europe
28/01/2021

Progressive Yearbook 2021

What an extraordinary year 2020 was! And what an extraordinary challenge it is to drive […]
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Events
03/12/2022

Preparing for a new global governance and a Pact for the Future

The Road to the 2024 Summit of the Future
03/12/2022

COP27- side event: Financing the global just transition

How can a global just transition be financed? Multiple building blocks — theoretical, practical, and […]
03/12/2022

Figuring out the Twin Transition

Think global, act local?
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News
15/11/2022

FEPS delegation at COP27

FEPS delegation was present at COP27, with the strategic objectives of mobilizing climate finance for […]
23/09/2022

FEPS President in the United Nations General Assembly

During the UNGA 77 week in New York, FEPS is expanding its global partnership. Among […]
31/05/2022

HRVP Josep Borrell participates in FEPS expert meeting on the war and the reconstruction of Ukraine

On May 23rd, FEPS organised a timely expert meeting on the war and the reconstruction […]
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El PSC se reunirá de nuevo con el Govern el miércoles por los Presupuestos

by EuropaPress 24/11/2022
EuropaPress echoes the 'Twin Transition' event in Barcelona, organized by FEPS and Fundació Campalans, with the participation of Salvador Illa and FEPS President Maria João Rodrigues.

Da Prodi a Rodrigues, domani al via la ’Terza conferenza sul futuro dell’Europa’

by La Nazione 25/05/2022

Visioni e strategie per disegnare il futuro europeo 

by La Nazione 23/05/2022

Flames of Kyiv

by Encompass 17/05/2022

Há novos “riscos” de desigualdades regionais na UE

by Mundo a o minuto 10/05/2022
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Audiovisual
"Ethical AI in geopolitical world" workshop.

Ethical AI in a geopolitical world

Borrell - FEPS expert meeting on the war and the reconstruction of Ukraine

HRVP Josep Borrell at FEPS expert meeting on Ukraine war and reconstruction

FEPS Annual Autumn Academy 2021 | Summary Video

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