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A collapsing vision

A collapsing vision

The Euro –the common currency of 19 EU member states- has been the main pillar to a deeper integration in terms of easier transactions, easier trade and more effective development …

Leonidas Asimakopoulos on

Is the Eurozone crisis about to end or will it be a continuous standstill?

Is the future of Eurozone in trouble?

Gunter Grass had once stated that: “The European Union arose on an economic foundation, and it turns out that even this is not a solid base.”

Athanasios Vasilopoulos on

EU, Scottish and UK flags

The day after tomorrow

What is next for the UK and the EU?

Leonidas Asimakopoulos on

No Let-up in the Refugee Crisis

No Let-up in the Refugee Crisis

How is going on?


Lithuania joins the Eurozone

Discussing Lithuania's Eurozone entrance with Dr. Vitas Vasiliauskas

An interview with one of Central Bank of Lithuania's board members on the implications of joining the Eurozone

Thomas Mulhall on

Sailing in rough seas. Can the EU weather the storm?

Europe in Crisis: Is This the End of the EU?

Refugee crisis, debt crisis, eurozone crisis, Brexit, Grexit...Is the end of the European Union in sight?

James Bailey on

Greek drama

The tension in Greece is growing

The new parliamentary elections have been already declared for September and following the Greek, as well as the foreign press, there is a growing uncertainty about “what comes next” on all levels.

Anna Kokkinidou on


How can the eurozone evolve into a federal body, and should it?

French President Hollande has called for the eurozone to federate. The questions that need to be asked are - can the eurozone federate and still be part of the EU, and should it even go down that path. Today, the eurozone has a population of 338,335,000 out of an EU population of 508,200,000 or 66.57% of the total EU population.

James Bailey on

The Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi while he gives a tie as a present to Alexis Tsipras during his visit in Italy in February. The Greek PM said that he would wear it when he will get a deal with the creditors

The Greek referendum from an Italian perspective

The 5th July referendum in Greece was an historical event and the consequences will be significant. In all the countries of the Union, the debate about the referendum and its…

Mirea Cartabbia on

Greek and EU flags flying in Athens

The Greek Crisis and the EU

For the first time since Greece’s accession to the European community in 1981, Greece stands in the middle of a crossroad as its commitment to European values and agreements is being questioned.

Leonidas Asimakopoulos on

NO vote demonstration in support of Greece in Madrid

The Greek Referendum: the Next Steps

Will the clear NO vote in Sunday's referendum help Greek PM Alexis Tsipras negotiate a better deal for Greece with the country's European creditors?

Klaudjo Kavaja on

The Greek Economic Crisis and Ireland’s Example

The Greek Economic Crisis and Ireland’s Example

OneEurope contributor Kareem Padraig A. McDonald argues that to achieve economic recovery Greece must live up to its international commitments and follow Ireland's example of economic discipline.

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The Modern History of Greece has been very eventful.

What Brought Greece Here

A historical overview of the modern history of Greece and the factors which led to the current crisis.

Agamemnon Apostolou on

The Greek Referendum

The Greek Referendum

Fourty years since the fall of the Junta, the Greek people is once again called to the polls to vote in the eigthth referendum of the country. This is a historic moment not just for Greece, but for the whole of Europe.

Dimitra Kalyva on

Why we shouldn’t be scared of Grexit

Why We Shouldn’t Be Scared of Grexit

Grexit, Brexit, Hungexit: the European Union goes through its first serious proof test. We should do our best to keep every member of the Union – but not at any price. on

The Greek Parliament in Athens

The Greek Crisis and the Eurogroup Negotiations

As Greek debt negotiations continue in Brussels, the country itself remains divided over its future.

Christos Mouzeviris on

Infographic about the European Union Debt Crisis

The EU Debt Crisis in Charts

The European Union Debt Crisis


Eurozone Crisis Timeline

Infographic: Eurocrisis Timeline

The European Union experienced its greatest crisis, whose effect is still being felt.


a European Unemployment Insurance

Effects of a European Unemployment Insurance

The Great Recession of 2008/09 and the resulting debt crisis revived a debate about deeper fiscal integration in Europe. At the moment, especially a common unemployment insurance scheme for the Eurozone is discussed. The idea is that such a scheme could cushion the impact of economic crises if national member states are not sufficiently able to fulfill this function. However, what could be the actual design and the effects of a European unemployment insurance? And what are the risks? on

Infographic on the Eurozone crisis

Infographic: Debt quake in the Eurozone

The Global Financial Crisis and the ensuing Eurocrisis have affected EU Member States tremendously


50 Deutsche Mark note

Germany Should Stop Killing the New Deutsche Mark

We all thank Germany for the Deutsche Mark’s strong foundations that the Euro was built on. Nonetheless, Germany should understand that in a family we solve the upcoming problems through dialogue and flexibility.

Leonidas Asimakopoulos on

Anti-austerity Doctor

Grexit: Is It Possible or Not?

Europe is in a better economic shape than it was three years ago, but can it really risk Greece leaving the Eurozone?

Dimitra Kalyva on

The European Union members and candidates

The European Union members and candidates

EU Eurographic - Credit to EUball



Nobody Is Happy in the Eurozone

The Greek debt drama is fueling the tension between the creditors from the North of Europe and the debtors (mostly) from the South. This complicated situation prompts many to ask: “Was the Eurozone such a good idea after all?”

Tanya Zhekova on


Grexit Part III: TheEUropean Perspective

Now that the far left party Syriza has been elected in Greece, how will Europe react?

Ligia Corduneanu on

Syriza Rally in Athens

Grexit Part II: The Greek Perspective

With the highly anticipated Greek elections taking place today, is Grexit likely in the foreseeable future?

Ligia Corduneanu on

Can the EU help fix the Greek economy?

Grexit Part I: Introduction

After a tumultuous road across the 2008 - 2009 Eurocrisis, is Greece prepared to leave the Euro behind?

Ligia Corduneanu on


Lithuania joins the Eurozone

A step forward towards Lithuania's European Integration


Hyperinflation, a real risk?

Hyperinflation, a real risk?

While European economies are still economically struggling, wouldn't the relationship between growth and higher inflation be worth exploring?

Robin Alves on

Banking Union: "Establishment is top priority", says Nadia Calviño

Banking Union: "Establishment is top priority", says Nadia Calviño

Nadia Calviño, Deputy Director General, DG Internal Market: necessary to establish a new framework for the resolution and supervision of banks