Prague Social Europe Conference 2017 is a high profile project of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Prague, Masarykova Demokratická Akademie, Ekumenická akademie and is supported by Visegrad fund. This event will take place in Prague and focuses on the issue of the Globalization and European Cohesion.

PSEC 2017 basic information

You can learn basic information about PSEC2017 here. If you have any more question you can find a way to contact us below.

What is psec2017?

The International conference focused on future of social Europe taking place in Prague.


This year‘s topic is "Globalization and the European cohesion.“ There are four different discussing panels.

When ?

PSEC2017 will take place on 27 - 28. 4. 2017.  This will be a second year of PSEC.


Full Conference program can be found here. Czech version can be found here.


PSEC takes place in the Czernin Palace in Prague - Loretánské náměstí 5


Registration for the Prague Social Europe Conference 2017 has been closed.

PSEC 2017 Speakers

PSEC is attended by high profile speakers ranging from academics and researchers to the political and public figures .

Paul Mason

Journalist and writer

Maria Joao Rodrigues

Member of  the European Parliament

Bohuslav Sobotka

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

László Andor

Former European Commissioner

Petr Drulák

Czech Ambassador to France

Milan Ftáčník

Former Mayor of Bratislava

Full list of speakers will be published with the full version of our program. Our speakers will speak at four panels at the PSEC 2017 - 1. Panel: Between neoliberalism and protectionism.  2. Panel: Populism – challenging a status quo in Europe for better or worse 3. Panel: Towards social convergence: role of the EU 4. Panel: Not forgetting the countryside – global challenges for rural areas.

PSEC 2017 Venue

Czernin palace, Prague, Czech Republic

PSEC will take place in a historic interior of the Czernin Palace which is one of buildings of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech republic. It is near the Prague Castle complex and is easily accessible by tram number 22 from Malostranská subway station.

Loretánské náměstí 5
Praha 1

118 00

Černín Palace

Venue of the conference

Historical Interior

Ministry of Foreign affairs of the Czech Republic

Prague Castle

In the close proximity


Capital of the Czech Republic

PSEC 2017 media information

Press releases, photos from the previous PSEC years and other materials often requested by the media can be found here.

We are using a various social media to promote PSEC. You can join our event on the social media or you can tweet about #PSEC2017 and you can attend our event on the Facebook page of PSEC.

Social media of Prague Social Europe Conference

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You can check out our high res pictures from the previous PSEC.  They are free to use so we hope you can put them to good use.

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GET IN TOUCH with organizers

If you want to register or if you have any questions related to the PSEC 2017 you will find our contact information below, or you can use our form. Registration has been already closed.


Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague


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