On 31 October 2017, a jury convened to award the Fondation Europa Cultural Prize for submissions on this year’s subject “Demography, employment and the future of the social protection model”. The jury was comprised of:

  • Josep M. Colomer, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA
  • Klaus Armingeon, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Helen Margetts, Oxford University, United Kingdom

They unanimously agreed to grant the 2017 Humanist Essay Award to the work Desde antes… hasta después. Del Estado de Bienestar a la sociedad del bienvivir, (From before … until after: from the Welfare State to the Society of Well-Being) submitted by Enrique Badía. The work will receive the full prize amount.