Progressive Policy Making for the European Union

The European Union needs more progressive policy-making to overcome its current crisis and to develop […]

Book

09/10/2014

The European Union needs more progressive policy-making to overcome its current crisis and to develop its potential as a progressive project. Building on many debates which took place across europe and abroad involving thousands of actors over the last years, this book provides a consistent sequence of analysis and responses to cope with some key european problems:

  • Is the European growth model still sustainable and, if not, what should the main strategic priorities to reshape it be?
  • Is there an effective response to foster job creation?
  • What are the long term implications of the financial crisis which started in 2007?
  • What kind of Global New Deal is necessary to turn this crisis into an opportunity to reshape the global order ?
  • What are the implications of the current crisis of the Eurozone? How should the Eco- nomic and Monetary Union be reformed in order to overcome and prevent this kind of crisis ?
  • Is Europe condemned to an irreversible decline or can it have a re-start and a new role in the international game?

Maria João RODRIGUES was Minister of Employment in Portugal and has been a policy maker working with the European Institutions since 2000. She collaborates with FEPS for 5 years.

Find all related publications
Publications
28/06/2022

Sustainable Digital Market Design: A data-based approach to the circular economy

Markets must be designed properly to serve the common good. This is particularly evident in […]
20/06/2022

Talking Green in Europe

Lessons on re-framing the public debate on the climate crisis
13/06/2022

Just Transition & Revitalisation – A New EU Strategy for Rural Areas

How can EU actions support the revitalisation of rural areas? How can EU institutions put […]
25/05/2022

Voting during pandemics: making democracy resilient in turbulent times

Although many volumes have already discussed several COVID-related socio-economic phenomena, relatively less attention has been […]
Find all related news
News
21/06/2022

Ahead of this week’s European Council, progressive MEPs and MPs urge EU leaders to take resolute actions toward the Western Balkans

On 17 and 18 June, the ‘Friends of the Western Balkans’, the newly established network […]
17/06/2022

First meeting of the Friends of the Western Balkans

How do we get out of the dead end in the enlargement process?
10/06/2022

FEPS launches a new website!

After months of work, FEPS’s new website is now online!  This new website offers a […]
09/06/2022

FEPS holds the 2022 General Assembly

This week, FEPS held the 2022 General Assembly (GA), the yearly meeting gathering all members […]
Find all related in the media
In the media

Leaders Must Choose a Just Energy Transition and a Social Europe

by Euractiv 30/05/2022

The circular economy and green jobs

by ENCOMPASS 25/05/2022

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