DEMOCRACY, ECONOMY AND EUROPE

12 hours / 2 keynotes
40 speakers / 5 sessions
One anniversary party
A New Progressive Era

BERLIN — 3 July 2017
PROGRESSIVE GOVERNANCE SYMPOSIUM

Welcome to #PGS17

The aim of #PGS17 is to create an exceptional space for a group of leading politicians, academics and policymakers from across Europe and north America to engage in informal and frank discussions about latest economic and political trends ‒ and how progressive parties can navigate them.

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Speakers

#PGS 17 brings together leading progressive politicians and thinkers from around the world. This year’s line-up includes:

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Jeroen

Dijsselbloem

President Eurogroup, Minister of Finance, Netherlands.
President Eurogroup

Jeroen Dijsselbloem


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Barbara

Nowacka

Chairwoman United Left, Poland
Chairwoman United Left, Poland

Barbara Nowacka


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Lodewijk

Asscher

Leader, Dutch Labour Party and Deputy Prime Minister
Chairman, Dutch Labour Party and Deputy Prime Minister

Lodewijk Asscher



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Anke

Hassel

Professor of Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.
Hertie School of Governance

Anke Hassel


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Jean

Pisani-Ferry

Professor of economics and public management, Hertie School of Governance.
Professor of economics and public management, Hertie School of Governance

Jean Pisani-Ferry


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Anna

Ascani

MP, Chamber of Deputies, Democratic Party, Italy.
MP, Chamber of Deputies, Italy

Anna Ascani


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Mariana

Vieira da Silva

Secretary of State Assistant to the Prime Minister, Portugal.
SECRETARY OF STATE ASSISTANT TO THE PRIME MINISTER, PORTUGAL

Mariana Vieira da Silva


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Thomas

Oppermann

Chairman SPD parliamentary group, German Bundestag.
CHAIRMAN SPD PARLIAMENTARY GROUP, GERMAN BUNDESTAG

Thomas Oppermann


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Laura-Kristine

Krause

Co-Chairwoman of D64 – Center for Digital Progress e.V. , Head of ‘Future of democracy’, Das Progressive Zentrum.
HEAD OF ‘FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY’, DAS PROGRESSIVE ZENTRUM

Laura-Kristine Krause


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Cem

Özdemir

Co-Chair Green Party, Germany.
Co-Chair Green Party, Germany.

Cem Özdemir


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Valérie

Rabault

MP, National Assembly, Socialist Party, France.
MP, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, FRANCE

Valérie Rabault



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3rd July 2017

Europe faces difficult questions as it shapes its future. As we discussed the task of reshaping Europe’s architecture and reinvigorating the spirit of European integration this afternoon, it was clear that the Franco-German relationship will play a vital role in driving Europe’s path forward. Macron’s victory in France has lifted the spirits of many who want […]

3rd July 2017

This afternoon’s session on the digital economy begins with the critical question of whether the progressive left should aim to emulate and advance the successes of digital economy, or focus more on protecting citizens from the negative excesses of this developing sector. The digital economy is still seen as a threat by the centre left, […]

3rd July 2017

Inequality is set to become the most important issue of the 21st century. Recognising that there are many forms of inequality: economic, social and political, progressives need to create an agenda that focuses on building job security, improving education, developing a system of pre-distribution with a greater role for social partners and unions, and a […]

Partners

Progressive Governance 2017 is held in conjunction with Party of European Socialists and das Progressive Zentrum, Berlin. Supported by: Center for American Progress, Volta, Terra Nova, Les Graques and Berliner Republik.

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