Will the new Franco-German treaty revive the EU, or hold it back?

By |januar 24th, 2019|EU integration, Eurozone, eurozone integration, Franco-German relations, Franco-German treaty, News|

The new Franco-German co-operation treaty might strengthen the axis of the EU's two most powerful countries, but that might not be helpful for the rest of the bloc, writes Sofia Vasilopoulou.

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Czech analyst: Eastern Europeans have lost faith in the EU

By |september 21st, 2017|Austria, Central and Eastern Europe, Czech Republic, Economy, EU integration, Euorscepticism, Germany, Irah Kučerová, News, social affairs|

When countries in Central and Eastern Europe joined the EU, their expectations were high. Above all, they thought that they would quickly reach a Western standard living, Irah Kučerová told EURACTIV Czech Republic.

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Czechs in favour of deeper integration, but shun the euro

By |avgust 25th, 2017|Aleš Chmelař, Austria, Bohuslav Sobotka, Christian Kern, Czech Republic, defence, Emmanuel Macron, EU integration, euro, Eurogroup, Euroscepticism, France, News, Robert Fico, security, Slovakia|

The Czech Republic wants to be in the EU’s “core”, but without the common currency. Prague wants to focus on common defence instead. EURACTIV.cz reports.

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EU regions call for better integration of healthcare systems

By |marec 24th, 2017|Chronic disease, EU integration, healthcare, healthcare systems, News|

The Committee of the Regions on Wednesday (22 March) made the case for better integration between the EU’s healthcare systems, to close “inequalities” between member states and ensure that “everyone has access to healthcare”. EURACTIV Spain reports.

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A very happy birthday to the European Union

By |marec 24th, 2017|Article 50, Brexit, EU integration, News|

There will be a sombre atmosphere when EU leaders gather in Rome later today (24 March). Just a few days after the summit, the UK will trigger Article 50. But now the bloc is tasked with rekindling public support for integration, so let’s toast its future, writes Fraser Cameron.

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Juncker’s missing scenario: Empower the member states

By |marec 15th, 2017|corporate tax, country by country reporting, EU integration, harmonised standards, Jean-Claude Juncker, multi-speed EU, News, white paper future of Europe|

President Jean-Claude Juncker presented five scenarios for the future of Europe. But there is a sixth option, which is better than those sketched out in the White Paper, reveals Karl Aiginger.

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Commission hails downsized EU public prosecutor as victory for ‘multi-speed Europe’

By |marec 9th, 2017|anti-fraud, corruption, enhanced cooperation, EU integration, european public prosecutor, multi-speed EU, Multi-speed Europe, News, OLAF, VAT fraud, Věra Jourová|

EU leaders agreed to slice up a controversial bill to open the first EU public prosecutor's office, with some backers calling it a victory of “multi-speed Europe” because it will free countries that opposed the new set-up to drop out.

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Varcárcel: Europe must counter Putin and Trump’s ‘big lies’

By |marec 8th, 2017|Donald Trump, EU integration, France, Germany, Italy, Mariano Rajoy, Multi-speed Europe, News, Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, Spain, two-speed Europe, United States, Vladimir Putin, white paper|

The European Union’s institutions and member states must counter the "big lies" coming from countries such as Russia and the United States, which "destabilise" the bloc, European Parliament Vice-President Ramon Luis Valcárcel Siso said in an interview with EURACTIV Spain.

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