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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 …
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.”
What is next for the UK and the EU?
How is going on?
An interview with one of Central Bank of Lithuania's board members on the implications of joining the Eurozone
Refugee crisis, debt crisis, eurozone crisis, Brexit, Grexit...Is the end of the European Union in sight?
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.
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.
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…
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.
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?
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.
A historical overview of the modern history of Greece and the factors which led to the current crisis.
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.
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.
As Greek debt negotiations continue in Brussels, the country itself remains divided over its future.
The European Union Debt Crisis
The European Union experienced its greatest crisis, whose effect is still being felt.
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?
The Global Financial Crisis and the ensuing Eurocrisis have affected EU Member States tremendously
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.
Europe is in a better economic shape than it was three years ago, but can it really risk Greece leaving the Eurozone?
EU Eurographic - Credit to EUball
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?”
Now that the far left party Syriza has been elected in Greece, how will Europe react?
With the highly anticipated Greek elections taking place today, is Grexit likely in the foreseeable future?
After a tumultuous road across the 2008 - 2009 Eurocrisis, is Greece prepared to leave the Euro behind?
A step forward towards Lithuania's European Integration
While European economies are still economically struggling, wouldn't the relationship between growth and higher inflation be worth exploring?
Nadia Calviño, Deputy Director General, DG Internal Market: necessary to establish a new framework for the resolution and supervision of banks