Petros Fassoulas

Elections 29-03-2017

European elections: Careful what you promise, citizens are watching

Members of the European Parliament made a number of big promises ahead of the last election, it is time they were held accountable for the pledges they made, write Allan Päll and Petros Fassoulas.

Tired of the founding fathers? Let’s celebrate the women building Europe

Gender equality is a prerequisite to achieving a sustainable Europe that has the buy in of its citizens - and this includes women at the heart of all decision-making, write Joanna Maycock and Petros Fassoulas.

Future EU 17-10-2016

A budget that connects citizens with the EU

Increasing the bloc’s revenue with own resources and strengthening the link between policy goals and spending would make the EU more dynamic and more relevant to its citizens, writes Petros Fassoulas.

Future EU 30-09-2016

Crafting a way forward for the European Union

The decision of Britain to leave the EU has put the European idea to the test. Now is the time to openly discuss the state of our union and the way forward, writes Petros Fassoulas.

Brexit 14-06-2016

Does the rest of Europe actually care about Brexit?

Even though it is clear that the effect of Brexit would be felt hardest in the UK, it is fair to say that the effects would reverberate across the Channel too, writes Petros Fassoulas.

Global Europe 05-04-2016

United we stand, divided we fall

The many challenges facing Europe cannot be solved on a national level. The EU must respond in a coherent, comprehensive way or risk being pulled apart, writes Petros Fassoulas.

Global Europe 07-03-2016

Seizing opportunity from crisis will help redefine our common goals

The migration crisis has come to challenge European solidarity, the principle of free movement and the EU’s dedication to human rights. Now, more than ever, the EU needs to live up to its embodied promise to never repeat the divisions and ensuing horrors of World War II, writes Petros Fassoulas.

Euro & Finance 09-11-2015

Fully-fledged Economic and Monetary Union: a common European destiny

If the common currency and the European Union itself are to survive, radical changes and bold decision making are needed, writes Petros Fassoulas.

EU Priorities 2020 07-07-2015

In search of a vision for Europe

No matter what happens today, Europe's leaders will be judged by history, not on how much they spent or saved, but for their vision, writes Petros Fassoulas.