Sofia Elanidou – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:55:08 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png Sofia Elanidou – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 How smart can Greek agriculture be? https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/video/how-smart-can-greek-agriculture-be/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/video/how-smart-can-greek-agriculture-be/#respond Fri, 12 Apr 2019 09:54:17 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=video&p=1332467 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/video/how-smart-can-greek-agriculture-be/feed/ 0 Greece and North Macedonia agree to end roaming charges https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/greece-and-north-macedonia-agree-to-end-roaming-charges/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/greece-and-north-macedonia-agree-to-end-roaming-charges/#respond Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:43:53 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1315116 https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/greece-and-north-macedonia-agree-to-end-roaming-charges/feed/ 0 Greek MEPs demand action on overpopulated migrant centres https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/greek-meps-demand-action-on-overpopulated-migrant-centres/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/greek-meps-demand-action-on-overpopulated-migrant-centres/#respond Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:51:51 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1315152 https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/greek-meps-demand-action-on-overpopulated-migrant-centres/feed/ 0 Low returns and rural areas’ restrictions keep young Greek farmers away https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/low-returns-and-rural-areas-restrictions-keep-young-greek-farmers-away/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/low-returns-and-rural-areas-restrictions-keep-young-greek-farmers-away/#respond Mon, 18 Feb 2019 07:32:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1314340 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/low-returns-and-rural-areas-restrictions-keep-young-greek-farmers-away/feed/ 0 Juncker Plan’s results may be overstated, auditors say https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/juncker-plans-results-may-be-overstated-auditors-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/juncker-plans-results-may-be-overstated-auditors-say/#respond Tue, 29 Jan 2019 07:12:35 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1308666 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/juncker-plans-results-may-be-overstated-auditors-say/feed/ 0 Study: Cohesion’s impact on local audiences still remains limited https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/study-cohesions-impact-on-local-audiences-still-remains-limited/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/study-cohesions-impact-on-local-audiences-still-remains-limited/#respond Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:11:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1304970 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/study-cohesions-impact-on-local-audiences-still-remains-limited/feed/ 0 Auditors’ anti-fraud policy recommendations are old news, Oettinger says https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/auditors-anti-fraud-policy-recommendations-are-old-news-oettinger-says/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/auditors-anti-fraud-policy-recommendations-are-old-news-oettinger-says/#respond Fri, 11 Jan 2019 06:36:22 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1303693 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/auditors-anti-fraud-policy-recommendations-are-old-news-oettinger-says/feed/ 0 Regions remain puzzled on future Cohesion and Brexit implications https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-remain-puzzled-on-future-cohesion-and-brexit-implications/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-remain-puzzled-on-future-cohesion-and-brexit-implications/#respond Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:26:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1297279 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-remain-puzzled-on-future-cohesion-and-brexit-implications/feed/ 0 Urban and rural disparities still a thorn in Europe’s regional development https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/urban-and-rural-disparities-still-a-thorn-in-europes-regional-development/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/urban-and-rural-disparities-still-a-thorn-in-europes-regional-development/#respond Wed, 28 Nov 2018 12:12:39 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1294632 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/urban-and-rural-disparities-still-a-thorn-in-europes-regional-development/feed/ 0 CPMR chief: Effective solutions to daily challenges are key to get closer to citizens https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/cpmr-chief-effective-solutions-to-daily-challenges-are-key-to-get-closer-to-citizens/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/cpmr-chief-effective-solutions-to-daily-challenges-are-key-to-get-closer-to-citizens/#respond Tue, 06 Nov 2018 05:10:52 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1286869 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/cpmr-chief-effective-solutions-to-daily-challenges-are-key-to-get-closer-to-citizens/feed/ 0 Regions call for inclusive budget after 2020, maritime co-operations at stake https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-call-for-inclusive-budget-after-2020-maritime-co-operations-at-stake/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-call-for-inclusive-budget-after-2020-maritime-co-operations-at-stake/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:48:48 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1282489 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-call-for-inclusive-budget-after-2020-maritime-co-operations-at-stake/feed/ 0 Cohesion Policy must work on a people-based approach, stakeholders say https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-policy-must-work-on-a-people-based-approach-stakeholders-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-policy-must-work-on-a-people-based-approach-stakeholders-say/#respond Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:25:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1279928 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-policy-must-work-on-a-people-based-approach-stakeholders-say/feed/ 0 EU citizens need a Europe that’s closer to them, says former US ambassador https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/europeans-need-a-europe-closer-to-them-says-former-us-ambassador-to-eu/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/europeans-need-a-europe-closer-to-them-says-former-us-ambassador-to-eu/#comments Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:03:57 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1279578 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/europeans-need-a-europe-closer-to-them-says-former-us-ambassador-to-eu/feed/ 3 Portugal dominates RegioStars Awards with innovation, culture projects https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/portugal-dominates-regiostars-awards-with-innovation-culture-projects/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/portugal-dominates-regiostars-awards-with-innovation-culture-projects/#respond Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:04:51 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1278806 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/portugal-dominates-regiostars-awards-with-innovation-culture-projects/feed/ 0 Palmieri: Final agreement on Cohesion is necessary before European elections https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/palmieri-final-agreement-on-cohesion-is-necessary-before-european-elections/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/palmieri-final-agreement-on-cohesion-is-necessary-before-european-elections/#respond Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:52:18 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1277990 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/palmieri-final-agreement-on-cohesion-is-necessary-before-european-elections/feed/ 0 Better regional cooperation for higher EU absorption rate: the Bulgaria-Romania case https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/better-regional-cooperation-for-higher-eu-absorption-rate-the-bulgaria-romania-case/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/better-regional-cooperation-for-higher-eu-absorption-rate-the-bulgaria-romania-case/#respond Fri, 05 Oct 2018 04:38:17 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1277207 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/better-regional-cooperation-for-higher-eu-absorption-rate-the-bulgaria-romania-case/feed/ 0 EU cross-border cooperation: working on both sides of the river https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-cross-border-cooperation-working-on-both-sides-of-the-river/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-cross-border-cooperation-working-on-both-sides-of-the-river/#respond Thu, 04 Oct 2018 10:21:41 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1276754 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eu-cross-border-cooperation-working-on-both-sides-of-the-river/feed/ 0 From Calarasi to Vidin: common borders, common solutions https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/special_report/from-calarasi-to-vidin-common-borders-common-solutions/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/special_report/from-calarasi-to-vidin-common-borders-common-solutions/#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:28:16 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1275331 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/special_report/from-calarasi-to-vidin-common-borders-common-solutions/feed/ 0 Cohesion funds absorption should not become an end in itself, EU Auditors say https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-funds-absorption-should-not-become-an-end-in-itself-eu-auditors-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-funds-absorption-should-not-become-an-end-in-itself-eu-auditors-say/#respond Fri, 14 Sep 2018 04:40:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1270528 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-funds-absorption-should-not-become-an-end-in-itself-eu-auditors-say/feed/ 0 Cohesion – the big ‘absent’ from Juncker’s SOTEU speech https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-the-big-absent-from-junckers-soteu-speech/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-the-big-absent-from-junckers-soteu-speech/#respond Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:43:07 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1270603 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-the-big-absent-from-junckers-soteu-speech/feed/ 0 Cohesion file must be closed before 2019 elections, stakeholders say https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/the-cohesion-file-must-be-closed-before-the-2019-elections-stakeholders-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/the-cohesion-file-must-be-closed-before-the-2019-elections-stakeholders-say/#respond Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:49:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1268611 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/the-cohesion-file-must-be-closed-before-the-2019-elections-stakeholders-say/feed/ 0 EESC rapporteur: reducing future Cohesion’s budget affects EU’s credibility https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eesc-rapporteur-reducing-future-cohesions-budget-affects-eus-credibility/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eesc-rapporteur-reducing-future-cohesions-budget-affects-eus-credibility/#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:02:02 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1267948 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/eesc-rapporteur-reducing-future-cohesions-budget-affects-eus-credibility/feed/ 0 Cohesion Policy projects still not result-oriented, EU Auditors say https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-policy-projects-still-not-result-oriented-eu-auditors-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-policy-projects-still-not-result-oriented-eu-auditors-say/#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:54:58 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1267688 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/cohesion-policy-projects-still-not-result-oriented-eu-auditors-say/feed/ 0 Marini: Rules on public expenditure will be the real challenge for Cohesion https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/marini-rules-on-public-expenditure-will-be-the-real-challenge-for-cohesion/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/marini-rules-on-public-expenditure-will-be-the-real-challenge-for-cohesion/#respond Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:50:00 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1258998 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/marini-rules-on-public-expenditure-will-be-the-real-challenge-for-cohesion/feed/ 0 Schneider: Commission’s proposal on Cohesion going in the wrong direction https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/schneider-commissions-proposal-on-cohesion-going-in-the-wrong-direction/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/schneider-commissions-proposal-on-cohesion-going-in-the-wrong-direction/#respond Wed, 11 Jul 2018 06:03:27 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1255527 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/schneider-commissions-proposal-on-cohesion-going-in-the-wrong-direction/feed/ 0 Papadimoulis: Cohesion distribution could be improved but we don’t accept cuts https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/papadimoulis-cohesion-distribution-could-be-improved-but-we-dont-accept-cuts/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/papadimoulis-cohesion-distribution-could-be-improved-but-we-dont-accept-cuts/#respond Mon, 09 Jul 2018 08:08:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1254632 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/interview/papadimoulis-cohesion-distribution-could-be-improved-but-we-dont-accept-cuts/feed/ 0 Urban growth needs further planning and support, regions say https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/urban-growth-needs-further-planning-and-support-regions-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/urban-growth-needs-further-planning-and-support-regions-say/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:34:05 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1254159 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/urban-growth-needs-further-planning-and-support-regions-say/feed/ 0 Clean transport boosts mobility, environment, local labour markets https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-of-mobility/news/clean-transport-boosts-mobility-environment-local-labour-markets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-of-mobility/news/clean-transport-boosts-mobility-environment-local-labour-markets/#respond Fri, 29 Jun 2018 09:34:50 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1252557 https://www.euractiv.com/section/future-of-mobility/news/clean-transport-boosts-mobility-environment-local-labour-markets/feed/ 0 New cohesion policy is ‘as good as it gets’, Commission insists https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/new-cohesion-package-is-as-good-as-it-gets-commission-insists/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/new-cohesion-package-is-as-good-as-it-gets-commission-insists/#respond Fri, 01 Jun 2018 04:58:26 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1243166 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/new-cohesion-package-is-as-good-as-it-gets-commission-insists/feed/ 0 Commission defends Cohesion-European Semester link, with suspended payments option https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/commission-defends-cohesion-european-semester-link-with-suspended-payments-option/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/commission-defends-cohesion-european-semester-link-with-suspended-payments-option/#respond Thu, 31 May 2018 10:56:38 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1242891 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/commission-defends-cohesion-european-semester-link-with-suspended-payments-option/feed/ 0 Regions confused by proposed Cohesion reforms https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-confused-by-proposed-cohesion-reforms/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-confused-by-proposed-cohesion-reforms/#respond Wed, 30 May 2018 15:01:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1242698 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-confused-by-proposed-cohesion-reforms/feed/ 0 Five EU states lead pilot to improve management of regional funds https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/five-eu-states-launch-pilot-to-improve-management-of-cohesion-programmes/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/five-eu-states-launch-pilot-to-improve-management-of-cohesion-programmes/#respond Fri, 25 May 2018 05:00:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1240943 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/five-eu-states-launch-pilot-to-improve-management-of-cohesion-programmes/feed/ 0 Tempi tunnels: A game changer for road safety in Greece https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/tempi-tunnels-a-game-changer-for-road-safety-in-greece/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/tempi-tunnels-a-game-changer-for-road-safety-in-greece/#comments Fri, 25 May 2018 04:51:43 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1239400 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/tempi-tunnels-a-game-changer-for-road-safety-in-greece/feed/ 1 No big winners and losers in new Cohesion funds, Oettinger says   https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/no-big-winners-and-losers-in-new-cohesion-funds-oettinger-says/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/no-big-winners-and-losers-in-new-cohesion-funds-oettinger-says/#respond Fri, 18 May 2018 08:21:01 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1238745 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/no-big-winners-and-losers-in-new-cohesion-funds-oettinger-says/feed/ 0 No changes on minimum national co-financing rate for Cohesion, says Croatia https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/no-changes-on-minimum-national-co-financing-rate-for-cohesion-says-croatia/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/no-changes-on-minimum-national-co-financing-rate-for-cohesion-says-croatia/#respond Wed, 16 May 2018 13:32:36 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1238055 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/no-changes-on-minimum-national-co-financing-rate-for-cohesion-says-croatia/feed/ 0 Tensions with Turkey increase migration across Greece’s land borders https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/tensions-with-turkey-increase-migration-across-greeces-land-borders/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/tensions-with-turkey-increase-migration-across-greeces-land-borders/#respond Fri, 11 May 2018 04:10:56 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1236475 https://www.euractiv.com/section/justice-home-affairs/news/tensions-with-turkey-increase-migration-across-greeces-land-borders/feed/ 0 Council and Parliament agree on simplification of EU funds https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/council-and-parliament-agree-on-simplification-of-eu-funds/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/council-and-parliament-agree-on-simplification-of-eu-funds/#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:48:10 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1231587 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/council-and-parliament-agree-on-simplification-of-eu-funds/feed/ 0 Regions in transition are most at risk due to economic stagnation, no innovation https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-in-transition-are-most-at-risk-due-to-economic-stagnation-no-innovation/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-in-transition-are-most-at-risk-due-to-economic-stagnation-no-innovation/#respond Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:44:23 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1231222 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/regions-in-transition-are-most-at-risk-due-to-economic-stagnation-no-innovation/feed/ 0 Scotland needs EU freedom of movement to halt falling population https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/scotland-needs-eu-freedom-of-movement-to-halt-falling-population/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/scotland-needs-eu-freedom-of-movement-to-halt-falling-population/#comments Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:58:18 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1228928 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/scotland-needs-eu-freedom-of-movement-to-halt-falling-population/feed/ 1 Greek stakeholders ask for less red tape in major rural development programme https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/greek-stakeholders-ask-for-less-red-tape-in-major-rural-development-programme/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/greek-stakeholders-ask-for-less-red-tape-in-major-rural-development-programme/#comments Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:36:28 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1215177 https://www.euractiv.com/section/agriculture-food/news/greek-stakeholders-ask-for-less-red-tape-in-major-rural-development-programme/feed/ 1 Italy balks at centralisation of cohesion policy funds https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/italy-balks-at-centralisation-of-cohesion-policy-funds/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/italy-balks-at-centralisation-of-cohesion-policy-funds/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:28:53 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1209512 https://www.euractiv.com/section/economy-jobs/news/italy-balks-at-centralisation-of-cohesion-policy-funds/feed/ 0